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Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Fifth of Corals Dead: Only Emission Cuts Can Save the Rest, says IUCN

PR — The world has lost 19 percent of its coral reefs, according to the 2008 global update of the world’s reef status. The report, released by the Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network, of which IUCN is a member, shows if current trends in carbon dioxide emissions continue, many of the remaining reefs may be

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

BMG Desktop Features Many Tools for Flexible Geospatial Data Management

PR — Blue Marble Geographics ( recently released Blue Marble Desktop 1.1, which features numerous new and updated tools for flexible geospatial data management.  Whether you are working with coordinate sets or vector/raster data, the Blue Marble Desktop allows you to address your data conversion challenges all within the same application interface. Blue Marble’s geospatial

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

New Mapping Feature from the Long Island Index and CUNY Provides Fresh Perspective

PR — The Long Island Index, in collaboration with the CUNY Mapping Service at the Center for Urban Research, CUNY Graduate Center, has developed a new feature at its website ( that makes data about Long Island come alive using innovative mapping tools displaying local and regional trends in revealing ways.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Make Your GIS Faster with ERDAS Image Web Server 2009 – Now on Linux and Solaris

PR — ERDAS announces the release of ERDAS Image Web Server 2009 for Linux and Sun Solaris. ERDAS Image Web Server makes a GIS faster by solving the infrastructure congestion problems caused by large volumes of image data. 

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Intergraph Releases New Piping Design Solution for Small Projects

PR – Intergraph has released its newest SmartPlant Enterprise solution for quickly and efficiently producing industry-standard pipeline isometric drawings for small piping projects. The most recent version of Intergraph’s industry-leading piping isometric sketching software increases engineering productivity with expanded capabilities, including a SmartPlant-style user interface, concurrent engineering of multi-pipelines, instant 3D visualization, display of dimensions,

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Onix Launches New Web Site for Ottawa’s Design Community

PR – Onix, leading Autodesk Reseller in Ottawa, today announced the launching of their new web site; designed to provide the Ottawa design community a primary destination for design technology information, news and resources.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Survey on African Remote Sensing Data Usage and Needs

PR – The GSDI Association has joined forces with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Global Marketing Insights, Inc. to collect African Remote Sensing Research.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

ERDAS Extending ArcGIS Extension Offerings

PR – ERDAS announces new releases of Image Analysis™ for ArcGIS and Stereo Analyst® for ArcGIS, now available for ArcGIS 9.3. In early 2009, ERDAS will add to its offering and launch a suite of extensions that will operate with Stereo Analyst for ArcGIS. These extensions will form a production set of tools aimed at

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Digipede and Lockheed Martin Team Up

PR – Digipede Technologies  has grid-enabled its TOPSCENE® mission rehearsal applications using the Digipede Network. The grid-enabled version of TOPSCENE will soon be installed at the Naval Strike Air Warfare Center (NSAWC) at Naval Air Station Fallon, NV, resulting in a dramatic increase in the speed and throughput of complex calculations required to produce accurate

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

GGP Helps Information Flow at Malvern Hills

PR — Malvern Hills District Council is set to transform the delivery of public services following the introduction of a new system for managing council records. As part of an ambitious project to update core property records the new software from GGP Systems will be used to match Malvern Hills’ Local Land and Property Gazetteer