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Monday, April 27th, 2009

Space Time Insight Visualization and Workflow Software Drives Rapid Response to Wildfires

Space-Time Insight customers use Space-Time Insight software to enable rapid, effective response to wildfires. The company’s customers estimate that using Space-Time Insight software during last year’s fire season, when 1500 fires raged across California, saved the state of California billions of dollars in avoided economic disruption.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Australia Energy Company Jemena Focuses on Safety for Infrastructure Management

Australian energy infrastructure management company Jemena takes its name from an aboriginal word meaning “to hear, to listen, and to think,” and the company uses geographic information system (GIS) technology to do just that for safety management. Using ArcGIS software from ESRI, Jemena can view its assets relative to utility line crossings, land-use zoning, and rights-of-way,

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Endangered Humpback Chub Population Increases 50 Percent from 2001 to 2008

Adult endangered humpback chub (Gila cypha) in Grand Canyon, Arizona, increased by about 50 percent between 2001 and 2008, according to analysis recently conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey. The upward trend reverses population declines from 1989 to 2001. The estimated number of adult chub in the Grand Canyon population is between 6,000 and 10,000,

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Next American City Announces Inaugural ‘Next American Vanguard’ Conference

Next American City announces the launch of Next American Vanguard, an inaugural conference honoring 30 of our nation’s most influential and involved young urban leaders.  The conference will take place in Washington, D.C. May 20 and May 21, 2009 at The National Press Club.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Warwickshire County Council Selects Cadcorp GeognoSIS Software for Web-GIS

Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that after a thorough competitive tendering process, Warwickshire County Council has placed a contract for supply of Cadcorp GeognoSIS, Cadcorp SIS Map Modeller and associated consultancy services. Integrated with Oracle and various third party applications, the new software will provide the authority with

Monday, April 27th, 2009

The Department of Natural Resources Purchases SimActive’s Correlator3D™ Software

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of software solutions for the generation of geospatial data, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its Correlator3D™ product by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  SimActive’s software will be primarily used by DNR for forest inventory from aerial imagery.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

ERDAS Announces New Distributor in Azerbaijan

ERDAS Inc. announces that INTEGRIS LLC is now the official ERDAS distributor to customers in the Azerbaijan. Based in Baku, INTEGRIS was founded in 2006.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Sudbury Hydro Installs Network Express

Greater Sudbury Hydro Inc., an electric distribution company that serves more than 44,000 customers within the City of Greater Sudbury and within the Municipality of West Nipissing in Ontario, Canada, has installed the 3-GIS web-based editor, Network Express.

Monday, April 27th, 2009

USDA Global Food Security Summit Addresses Challenges, Touts Progress

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA FAS), Office of Global Analysis, hosted a ‘Summit on Global Food Security Challenges: Monitoring Earth Resources’ in Washington, D.C., on Earth Day, April 22, 2009. Leaders from USDA FAS-OGA, NASA, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, USAID, and State Department provided insights into the many challenges of monitoring

Monday, April 27th, 2009

3D Geodatabase for CityGML and CityGML4j Released

The Institute for Geodesy and Geoinformation Science (IGG) of Berlin University of Technology has released free software tools for the processing and storage of virtual 3D city models based on CityGML. The package consists of a 3D geo database to be used in conjunction with Oracle 10G R2 Spatial (or 11G), a CityGML importer/exporter and