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Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

URISA Conference Addresses the Important Topics

PR — Next month, GIS Professionals will convene at URISA’s 46th Annual Conference & Exposition in New Orleans, to address the important topics of the day including inter-governmental collaboration for cost savings and efficiencies; infrastructure sustainability and asset management; enterprise solutions; disaster response and readiness; and results-oriented public participation GIS.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

ITT Achieves FAA Milestone on ADS-B Air Traffic Modernization Program

PR — ITT Corporation today announced it has successfully deployed the Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) essential services system for southern Florida, achieving Initial Operational Capability (IOC) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  ADS-B is a key component of the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) intended to increase safety and efficiency to

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Independent Research, Government Data Show Increasing Congestion on I-5 Costs $174 Million Annually

PR — Commuters currently waste up to $174 million annually in lost time and increased fuel costs because of growing congestion on Interstate 5. Completing the 241 Toll Road will reduce congestion on Interstate 5 and arterial roads in South Orange County, resulting in improved productivity, better gasoline mileage and reduced greenhouse gas emissions, based

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

A Sustainability Blitz at UC Santa Barbara

PR — UC Santa Barbara’s commitment to sustainability is getting a boost of energy as the 2008-09 academic year begins.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Kopernikus to Take Environmental Monitoring One Step Further

PR — The Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative is today being re-launched under a new name: Kopernikus. To mark the start of its pre-operational phase, a major Conference on this initiative is taking place under the French Presidency of the EU at Lille. Kopernikus will contribute to the better collection and dissemination

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Call for Papers: Cities 3.0: Smart, Sustainable, Integrative

PR – The City of Sitges has been historically a center of thought and development of the notion of well-being. In the last few years, both its citizens and government have undertaken an effort to re store to the city the impulse and creativity that flourished there in the 19th century. As an example, the

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Munsys announces support for Google Earth and Google Maps

PR – Munsys, Inc. today announced the release of new tools utilizing Google Earth and Google Maps to better visualize utility information. The tools streamline the overlay of Munsys spatial data stored in Oracle into layers in Google Earth and Google Maps, allowing utility and government organizations to take advantage of Google’s rich graphic environment

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Coastal Remote Sensing Toolkit

PR – The aim of this toolkit from the University of Queensland is to show managers, scientists and technicians working in coastal environments how images collected from satellites and aircraft (remote sensing) can be used to map and monitor changes to indicators of coastal ecosystem health.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Geospatial Holdings Names Todd Porter to Head Worldwide Energy Operations

PR – Geospatial Holdings, Inc. today announced the hiring of Todd Porter as Executive Vice-President/Worldwide Energy Operations. Prior to joining Geospatial, Mr. Porter served as the Director – Pipeline Integrity Management at Tuboscope Pipeline Services, a division of National Oilwell Varco a worldwide leader in energy production and oilfield inspection services.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

ESRI and EuroGeographics Platinum Sponsors of GSDI 11

PR – We are pleased to announce that ESRI and EuroGeographics have signed on as Platinum Sponsors of the GSDI 11 World Conference. ESRI spokesman Frank Holsmuller states: “ESRI recognizes the GSDI conferences as the events for meeting and informing the key players in the spatial data infrastructure field.