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Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Planet Action Launches an International Call for Projects

PR — Planet Action is a non-profit initiative launched by Spot Image, a world leader in satellite imagery. Planet Action and its partners support local projects acting on climate change issues by providing geographic information, Earth observation images and expertise to NGOs, institutions and universities.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Ireland’s Central Statistics Office Selects Cadcorp

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that its business partner in Ireland, Compass Informatics, has been awarded a contract by Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO) for the supply, installation, implementation and on-going support of a new GIS based on Cadcorp SIS desktop and GeognoSIS web-based software.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

GIS Educator from ESRI Wins Prestigious Academic Honor

PR — Dr. Michael Phoenix, who dedicated his career at ESRI to educating people about and evangelizing for geospatial science and technology, will be presented next week with the 2008 University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS) Educator Award.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Suncor Energy Releases Report on Climate Change

PR — Suncor Energy Inc. today released its 14th annual climate change report, which shows that while greenhouse gas emissions climbed slightly during the past year, the company has reduced emission intensity at its oil sands operation by nearly half since 1990.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

ERDAS Providing Fast Access to Massive Geospatial Images in AutoCAD Desktop Products

PR — ERDAS announces the release of an ECW and JPEG 2000 plug-in for AutoCAD 2007 / 2008 / 2009. AutoCAD users can now access massive amounts of geospatial image data (100’s of gigabytes or terabytes) through the ECWP high-performance streaming imagery protocol.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

ESRI France Participates in Phoenix Mars Landing Event

PR – On May 25, 2008, the Phoenix Mars Lander successfully touched down on Mars, giving the world a fresh glimpse of the Red Planet’s polar region. ESRI participated in an event to celebrate this historic craft on the inaugural day of its mission.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Onset Computer Corporation Partners with Mass-Based Home Developer to Track Eco-Friendly Home Heat

PR – A local technology company meets a forward-thinking home developer to help expand the green mission in Massachusetts. Cape Cod-based Onset Computer Corporation, a supplier of web-based energy monitoring systems, has recently partnered with Bridgewater-based Orchard Knoll, LLC to track the performance of new eco-friendly home heating and cooling systems being installed in Wayside

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Integrity International Launches Renewable Energy Staffing Division

PR – Integrity International, a premier search agency that staffs companies with skilled and talented professionals, has launched a new division to meet the increasing demands for professional in renewable energy fields.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

GE to Release Study on Economic Benefits of Wind Farms

PR – Press conference at which GE Energy Financial Services will release a study on the economic benefits of wind farms

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

OGC and WfMC Partner to Advance Standards Goals

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) and the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in advancing standards-based, interoperable work flow and Web-enabled geospatial content sharing, modeling and visualization to address the needs of their members.