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Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Top Ten Classic Articles in Cartographica now Free Online

The top ten most-cited articles in the history of Cartographica are now freely available online at http://utpjournals.metapress.com/content/120327/. Also available by subscription is the complete back file of articles going back to issue 1:1, when Cartographica was known as The Cartographer. To register for a free trial of Cartographica Online, contact journals@utpress.utoronto.ca.

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

EMEP/CORINAIR Emission Inventory Guidebook – 2007

PR – The 2007 update of the third edition of the emission inventory guidebook prepared by the UNECE/EMEP Task Force on Emissions Inventories and Projections provides a comprehensive guide to state-of-the-art atmospheric emissions inventory methodology. Its intention is to support reporting under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution and the EU National Emission Ceilings

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Wiener Linien orders 15 metro trains from Siemens-led consortium

PR – Wiener Linien of Vienna, Austria have ordered 15 metro trains from a consortium led by Siemens Transportation Systems (TS). The total order is worth more than €135 million. The lion’s share of it – €94 million – will go to Siemens, while the remaining €41 million will be divided between consortium partners Bombardier

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

TENET is awarded MoD Contract

PR – TENET is awarded MoD contract to investigate opportunities in the European Union’s Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community (INSPIRE) Directive. TENET has successfully secured a follow-on contract from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to investigate and critically evaluate the impact and potential opportunities for the MoD relating to the European

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Ordnance Survey Podcast – explore

PR – Bridget Kendrick, head of the team behind Ordnance Survey’s online outdoor exploration portal – explore, talks to Paul Beauchamp about the site and how it can help people get out and about this Christmas. With almost a 1 000 routes posted so far, explore is the perfect tool for finding the inspiration to

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Announcing Volta: Web Development Using Only the Materials in the Room

Microsoft Live Labs Volta – Today, we are announcing the Volta technology preview, a developer toolset for building multi-tier web applications using existing and familiar tools, techniques and patterns. Volta’s declarative tier-splitting enables developers to postpone architectural decisions about distribution until the last possible responsible moment. Also, thanks to a shared programming model across multiple-tiers,

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Geographic Technologies Group was selected for multiple software

PR – Geographic Technologies Group® (GTG®) was selected for multiple software contracts including: Greenville, North Carolina Utilities Commission—purchased GeoBlade toolset based on ArcGIS Server technology. The City of Hallandale Beach, Florida—purchased one (1) additional seat of LGcrimes. Cabell County, West Virginia—purchased automated vehicle location (AVL) functionality for their existing LGdispatch product. Brunswick County, North Carolina—

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

WhiteStar and HPDI Integrate Oil & Gas Well Mapping Data

PR – WhiteStar Corp. and HPDI, LLC today announced that the two companies have agreed to work together to provide the oil & gas industry with the most cost-effective solution for monitoring and analyzing key well data such as location, drilling permits, well and permit statuses, and production. Through this agreement, companies have the ability

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

Microsoft has acquired the UK-based company Multimap

PR – Microsoft Corp. has acquired Multimap, one of the United Kingdom’s top 100 technology companies and one of the leading online mapping services in the world. The acquisition gives Microsoft a powerful new location and mapping technology to complement existing offerings such as Virtual Earth, Live Search, Windows Live services, MSN and the aQuantive

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

40 years of ESOC now online

PR – Forty years ago, the European Space Operations Centre was formally inaugurated in Darmstadt, Germany, to provide satellite control for the European Space Research Organisation, today known as ESA. ESOC began just a decade after the 1957 start of the space age, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite. The