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Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Exprodat Consulting Expands into Asia Pacific with AGS

Exprodat Consulting, specialists in implementing GIS technology within the oil and gas industry, has entered into a partnership with Malaysian-based Alliance Geotechnical Services (AGS) to support this expanding and developing industry.  AGS will work with Exprodat Consulting to promote, market and sell their innovative and established suite of GIS-based exploration and production (E&P) Team-GIS™ software,

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Bluesky Maps Solar Energy Potential of Properties from the Air

Aerial survey specialist Bluesky is developing what is thought to be the UK’s first maps of solar energy potential. Created using a variety of high accuracy height data the 3D maps will identify homes and other buildings with roofs that may be suitable for mounting solar panels to generate renewable energy. Bluesky already has access

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Legislation to Establish a Pennsylvania Geospatial Coordination Council Introduced

Legislation to establish a statewide geospatial coordination council, in Pennsylvania, was introduced June 8 by Rep. Russ Fairchild (R-85). The bill, HB 2300, was introduced with 59 cosponsors and referred to the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committee. Pennsylvania is one of only three states that do not have a geospatial coordination council. Such a

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

INTERGEO Preview 2010: Environmental Information a Currency for Environmental Protection

At the INTERGEO preview, the world’s largest conference trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management, which will be held at the Koelnmesse exhibition centre from 5 to 7 October 2010, Greve called for a special lobby for driving forward environmental policies – namely, the informed citizen. It was a matter, he argued, of pooling

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Changes in Geospatial Technology and Threats to the Private Geospatial Market to be Highlighted at MAPPS Conference

Forces affecting the private geospatial profession such as government insourcing, sensor fusion, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), IVHS, consumer “apps”, ethics, and cloud computing will be discussed during the MAPPS Summer Conference July 29 – August 2 in Lake Tahoe, NV. Learn More

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

ASPRS Names Roger Crystal Membership Development Leader

Past President Roger Crystal was recently named ASPRS Membership Development Leader.  This adjunct staff position was approved at the April 30, 2010 ASPRS Board Meeting in San Diego, California after the ASPRS Membership Committee determined that the ASPRS Regions could use additional help with their grassroots membership recruitment and retention efforts. Read More

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

HOK Leads Climate Workshop at Shanghai World Expo

Global architectural design firm HOK has joined a delegation of other pioneering green technology firms traveling to Shanghai, China, to commemorate “San Francisco Week” at World Expo 2010 Shanghai. The June 17-25 event recognizes the historic sister city relationship established in 1980. San Francisco is the only U.S. city exhibiting at the World Expo, and

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Botswana – Topographic Mapping, Vector Data and Geologic Mapping

Through the work of our procurement officers located in Africa we have acquired the new 1:50,000 scale topographic map series of Botswana.  This map series is published by the Department of Surveys and Mapping (DSM). This map series has a new grid index compared to the previous series and is about two-thirds complete of full

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Colombia – LiDAR Over Bogota

EVC is proud to announce that we can supply LiDAR data covering Bogota, Colombia. The data is made available through our business relationship with a private geospatial firm based in Bogota. The area of coverage is 550km2 with a 23cm vertical accuracy.  This type of data set is extremely detailed and would be very useful for those looking

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

11th International LiDAR Mapping Forum Returns to New Orleans

The ILMF team are delighted to announce the dates for ILMF 2011.  It will be held from February 7 – 9, 2011 at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans, Louisiana. The eleventh in the series that has long established itself as the premier LiDAR event attracting professionals from around the world with one focused