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Monday, March 9th, 2009

UK – Northwest Regional Strategy Open for Consultation

PR – The Regional Strategy for the Northwest provides a unique opportunity to bring together its spatial, economic, social and environmental strategies and build a new long term vision for the region. 

The goal is to produce an agreed strategy that will guide action and investment by Business, National and Local Government and the Voluntary

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Sidwell to Provide Agricultural Assessment Solution to Traill County, ND

Traill County, North Dakota, has enlisted the professional GIS services of The Sidwell Company to aid its local assessment officials in the task of efficiently calculating soils valuations for agricultural parcels to meet new state-mandated agricultural assessment standards. Sidwell will provide the jurisdiction with agricultural parcel file development services by creating a digital GIS parcel

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Blue Marble to Feature Raster Transformation Support at ASPRS Conference

Blue Marble Geographics ( is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Conference in Baltimore, MD March 8th through March 13th. Come and visit booth 112 to learn why Blue Marble’s raster, vector and coordinate transformation technology is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

OGC Seeks Participants for Ocean Science Interoperability Experiment Phase II

The Open Geospatial Consortium Inc. (OGC®) will launch the second phase of an Interoperability Experiment on ocean science interoperability at a meeting ( ) on March 20, 2009. The initiators of the experiment seek participation by other organizations interested in interoperability among information systems used in ocean research. 

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

GIS Development Presented Geospatial Excellence Awards to 28 Organisations

GIS Development , the Geospatial media company felicitated twenty eight organisations from across the globe with the GIS Development Geospatial Excellence Awards at the Gala Dinner function of Map World Forum held on February 12, 2009 at Hyderabad, India. The ceremony was attended by more than 800 delegates.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Programme for Local Renewables Freiburg 2009

Taking place from 27-29 April 2009, the Local Renewables Freiburg Conference 2009, is the international conference presenting flagship examples, proven successes and state-of-the-art technologies and approaches in the transition towards renewable energy at the community level. Multiple study tours on innovate sustainable energy solutions are offered.

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Plans for sustainable Olympic Games in 2012

London 2012 has published the first edition of its sustainability guidelines for corporate and public events, underlining its commitment to staging a sustainable Games in 2012.  The guidelines have been developed primarily for London 2012 events, using  the British Standard for a Sustainable Event Management System (BS 8901). 

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Land Information Ontario (LIO), Ministry of Natural Resources

PR – GeoConnections is pleased to invite you to a metadata webinar presented by Land Information Ontario, Ministry of Natural Resources. The objective of this webinar is to present to stakeholders the successes of the metadata promotional campaign project. Geospatial metadata provides the details surrounding the creation and ongoing maintenance of data. Well documented metadata

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Ludwigsburg’s Sustainable Celebrations

PR – ICLEI Member City Ludwigsburg (Germany), is celebrating its 300 year anniversary in sustainable style. The city has an exciting programme of events lined up for the year, with planners making them as sustainable as possible. The town development concept, “chances for Ludwigsburg” has been expanded to facilitate the anniversary celebrations. There is an

Friday, March 6th, 2009

SSTL Delivers on Russian KANOPUS Missions

PR – Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has delivered to the customer, FSUE NPP VNIIEM, the first two suites of equipment for the KANOPUS-type satellite platforms. The equipment now in Russia has successfully completed two weeks of tests, marking a major milestone for the project and the customer. Work is now underway to integrate the