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Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Urban Atlas: Europe’s Eye in the Sky Provides Cities with Tools for Smart Development

PR – What do Prague, Leipzig, Cork, Ljepaja, Poznan, Nice, Glasgow, Venice or Gozo have in common? Whether big or small, European cities need reliable and comparable urban planning information for safe, sustainable and prosperous development. This year, for the first time, 185 cities from all 27 EU Member States, will benefit from the “Urban

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Sidwell’s Dupree New Chair of IAAO Mapping and GIS Section

PR – The Sidwell Company is pleased to announce that Mark Dupree, their Director of GIS Sales, has been appointed to lead the Mapping and GIS Section of the International Association of Assessing Officers for 2009.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Sidwell Finds Land Records Projects Strong Despite Weak Economy

PR – Despite the troubled state of the economy, The Sidwell Company, a provider of GIS and land records management solutions, sees the market for these services continuing to thrive in many areas of the country.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

New Database on Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management in Europe

PR – The Timber and Forestry programme of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced today the release of a new web-based resource tool designed by the international community to enable researchers, policymakers, practitioners and the general public to access data on

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

GI_Forum’09: Final Call for Papers

PR – The Geoinformatics Forum Salzburg (GI_Forum) is scheduled for July 7-10, 2009, at Salzburg University, Austria.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Training – International Training of Trainers on Wetland Management

PR – One of the difficulties identified in wetland management is the division of management responsibilities between different administrative authorities in a river basin. This often results in fragmented and competitive approaches to water resources planning and management. The management of wetlands therefore requires a multidisciplinary approach that integrates the technical, economic, environmental, social and legal

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Landmark Year Ahead for Earth Observation Science Missions

PR – With three Earth Explorer satellites set to launch this year, another three under construction and up to three more about to be selected for feasibility study, 2009 promises to be a significant year for ESA’s contribution to Earth science – paving the way to a clearer understanding of how our planet works.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Novapoint Seminar 23rd of January in Athlone, Ireland

PR – We will hold a full day Novapoint seminar in the Hudson Bay Hotel on the 23rd of January 2009. The seminar including lunch is free of charge and is for new and existing Novapoint users.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Call for Papers: GISCA’09 Conference in Bishkek, Kyrgysztan

PR – Geographic Information Science and Technologies have evolved into a key instrument for managing our societies, environments and infrastructures, as well as individuals’ daily lives.

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Request for Proposals for Development of Analytical Framework

PR – On January 8, 2009, GeoConnections/Natural Resources Canada launched a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify, examine and provide baseline information on the use of geomatics and geomatics practices and methodologies in the field of public health, with particular emphasis on federal departments and agencies responsible for public health.