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Friday, February 15th, 2008

Free Internet Seminar from ESRI Offers Tips on How to Set Up and Administer ArcGIS Server

PR — Administrators can learn how to better manage ArcGIS Server by tuning in to an upcoming Web seminar that provides an overview of the product’s architecture along with related data access and security information.

Friday, February 15th, 2008

ESRI to Share Insight on the Power of Geography at Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Conference

PR — ESRI invites professionals across disciplines to get informed and exchange views on geospatial technology by attending the tenth Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI-10) conference, to be held February 25–29, 2008, in St. Augustine, Trinidad, at the University of the West Indies. As a founding member of the GSDI Association and the leading developer

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Regional Park Takes the National Stage at Industry Awards

PR – Multi-award winning River Nene Regional Park (RNRP) has won the top prize in the E-Government category at the 2007 Royal Town Planning Institute’s Awards, for its pioneering model to inform the planning and delivery of sustainable urban and rural environments throughout the UK.

Friday, February 15th, 2008

Bluesky Aerial Photomap Proves a Hit in Dudley

PR – Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council is sharing the latest aerial photography from Bluesky with thousands of council staff, local school children and visitors to the Council’s website.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Scientists Complete First Ever Global Mapping of Human Effects on Our Ocean

PR — Overfishing, pollution, climate change and other human activities are threatening nearly every area of our ocean, and heavily affecting more than 40% of our ocean according to a study co-authored by Dr Dennis Heinemann, Senior Scientist at Ocean Conservancy. The study is being published today in the journal Science. By overlaying maps of

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

First Datasets for National Biomass and Carbon Dataset Now Available

PR — Scientists at the Woods Hole Research Center working to produce the “National Biomass and Carbon Dataset” for the year 2000 (NBCD2000) are releasing data from nine project mapping zones. All NBCD2000 data products are being made available for download on a zone-by-zone basis and free of charge from the NBCD2000 project website located

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

State of Alabama Secures ESRI Enterprise License Agreement

PR — The State of Alabama Information Services Division (ISD) has signed a three-year enterprise license agreement (ELA) with ESRI that will allow all state agencies to have unlimited deployments of ESRI geographic information system (GIS) software. Previously, only 29 agencies had access to ESRI GIS software, but through this agreement, more than 90 agencies will

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Florida Property Appraiser Speeds Valuation Process with ESRI ArcGIS Server

PR — Retrieving property information in Orange County, Florida, is more convenient than ever thanks to a new Web site based on ArcGIS Server. The Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) created an interactive map tool that allows residents, realtors, investors, and anyone who needs Orange County parcel information to get the data they need via

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

2008 ESRI Federal User Conference Will Explore the Geographic Approach for the Nation

PR — The 2008 ESRI Federal User Conference (FedUC) will be held February 20–22, 2008, in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Convention Center. The FedUC is the largest geospatial conference dedicated to federal professionals and is designed to show how ESRI’s geographic information system (GIS) technology is used to solve problems and improve government operations nationwide.

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Topcon, Sokkia Combine to Create World’s Leading Survey Instruments Supplier

PR — Two leading manufacturers of precision surveying instruments – Topcon Corporation and Sokkia Co., Ltd., both with corporate headquarters in Japan – combined effective February 5. With the recent approval of the Japanese Fair Trade Commission, Topcon purchased more than 32 million shares of Sokkia stock for about $194 million; the shares Topcon purchased