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Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Avineon Wins Navy Contract to Support Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center

PR – Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of IT, engineering, geospatial and program management services, announces its award of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ), multiple-award contract with the Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC). Responsibilities will include IT engineering maintenance and sustainment of current existing operational capabilities in addition to exploring technology to support

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Google.org Announces Core Initiatives to Combat Climate Change, Poverty and Emerging Threats

PR – In its continuing effort to use the power of information and technology to help people better their lives, Google.org today rolled out five core initiatives that will be the focus of its philanthropic efforts over the next five to ten years. Google.org, the philanthropic arm of Google , will collaborate with experienced partners

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Global Climate Change Response Can Spur $7 Trillion in Investment

PR – Increasing public concerns about climate change — and its potential economic and political security consequences — are driving public policy and private investment to bring clean energy technologies from the fringes of the global energy industry to the center of activities as quickly as possible, a new analysis by Cambridge Energy Research Associates

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

TCE Consulting Engineers Ltd. Joins Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription Program

PR – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that TCE Consulting Engineers Ltd., a leading international consulting engineering firm providing services and sustainable solutions for power, transportation, water, building, manufacturing, spatial planning, and the environment that is part of the Tata Group of Companies, has joined Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription (ELS) program. Bentley’s ELS program grants

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd. launches in India

PR – PCI Geomatics, the world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, announced today the launch of a new international office in India. The new company, PCI Geomatics Pvt Ltd. will be led by Dr. Ashok Kaushal, Director and Country Manager, and, under special license, will offer PCI Geomatics technology, services and

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

TCE Consulting Engineers Ltd. Joins Bentley Enerprise Subscription Program

PR — Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that TCE Consulting Engineers Ltd., a leading international consulting engineering firm providing services and sustainable solutions for power, transportation, water, building, manufacturing, spatial planning, and the environment that is part of the Tata Group of Companies, has joined Bentley’s Enterprise License Subscription (ELS) program. Bentley’s ELS program grants

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Denver GIS Web Site Helps Citizens Track Crime in Their Neighborhoods

PR—The City and County of Denver recently expanded its ESRI-powered Denver Maps Internet Web site to make available three years of local crime data to the public. The new mapping service leveraged ESRI’s geographic information system (GIS) application framework to enable residents to be more informed about criminal activity in their communities and help foster greater

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Communities and Local Government Committee Publishes Report on Ordnance Survey

PR -260 years ago, as Bonnie Prince Charlie’s defeated Jacobite army scattered across the Scottish highlands, King George III sent a mapmaker called William Roy to chart the caves and crofts, hills and glens where they might be found. Roy’s name is now carved above the entrance of Ordnance Survey’s HQ in Southampton, the organisation

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

USGIF Accredits Universities Under First-Ever Geospatial Intelligence Accreditation and Certificate

PR — Three national universities have received accreditation for their geospatial intelligence programs by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). The University of Missouri at Columbia, Pennsylvania State University and George Mason University became the first schools to be accredited under USGIF’s Geospatial Intelligence Accreditation and Certificate Program, the first and only program of

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

ESRI Opens Office in California State Capital

PR — Geographic information system (GIS) industry leader ESRI officially opened the doors to its Sacramento, California, satellite office on January 15, 2008. The new location will allow ESRI to better support its users in central and northern California and Nevada and will provide a convenient site for agencies, to spend time learning how to leverage