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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

The Carbon Project Selected for US, Canada Cross-Border SDI Initiative

PR — The Carbon Project announces it has been selected by the 2008 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreement Program (CAP) for a joint Canadian-United States cross-border initiative.  The project will deliver the foundations of an online mapping environment that can help identify critical infrastructure during emergencies. 

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

City of Philadelphia Receives Prestigious President’s Award at ESRI’s 2008 User Conference

PR — The City of Philadelphia was presented with the President’s Award in front of 14,800 attendees at the 2008 ESRI International User Conference. Jim Querry, director of enterprise GIS, City of Philadelphia, accepted the award from ESRI president Jack Dangermond. The city received the honor for its leadership and innovation in developing enterprise geographic

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

ERDAS Announces a Free Webinar— Simplify Your Image Processing and Compression with ERDAS ER Mapper

PR — Can you quickly and easily color balance, mosaic, combine and compress your imagery? After processing your imagery, how do you then handle large files?  ERDAS announces Simplify Your Image Processing and Compression with ERDAS ER Mapper, a free webinar on Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 2 a.m. and 11 a.m. (EDT).

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

GIS Users Experience Geography in Action at the 2008 ESRI UC

PR — More than 14,000 professionals from across industries convened August 4–8 at the 2008 ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC), the largest geographic information system (GIS) conference in the world. Attendees acquired new skills, built relationships, learned about the latest technology, and shared their GIS experiences. Participants from more than 110 countries traveled to the

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

FIG, IHO and ISPRS Support Young Geo-Professional Magazine

Reed Business Geo (The Netherlands) is proud to announce that the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG), the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) have declared their support for the Young Geo-Professional magazine initiative by sponsoring the project.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Infotech Enterprises Ventures Into the Oil and Gas Business

PR – Infotech Enterprises Limited (IEL), a global technology solutions provider with US Geospatial Headquarters in Sterling VA, announced today that it has signed a contract with IHS Inc. This contract marks Infotech’s first venture into the Oil and Gas industry. The contract is for an initial period of three years.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Fisheries Mapping to Support Strategic Siting of Offshore Wind Farms

PR – ABP Marine Environmental Research (ABPmer) has been awarded a contract to develop spatial information layers on the location and economic value of commercial fishing and shellfishing activities in UK waters. The work, funded by COWRIE (Collaborative Offshore Wind Research Into The Environment), will primarily be used to support strategic siting assessments for Round

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Supplies First Ultra Long Range Scanner

PR – 3D Laser Mapping has supplied an ultra long-range laser scanner to Mining Surveys (UK). Designed to capture millimetre accurate 3D mapping at very high speeds with a staggering range of capture of over one mile the Riegl scanner is one of the first systems sold worldwide. Mining Surveys, a specialist surveying company who

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

2008 Florida GIS Data Discovery Workshop Presentations Now Online

2008 Florida GIS Data Discovery Workshop Presentations Now Online. They can be found at –  http://www.findgis.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2796&Itemid=1

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Call for Proposals for GSDI Small Grants Program

PR – The Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Association is pleased to announce again its Small Grants Program for the year 2008.