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Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Images of the Arctic and Antarctic Circles acquired by the DAICHI

PR – JAXA has been regularly observing the Arctic and Antarctic Circles as the two years between March 1, 2007, and March 1, 2009, are the International Polar Years. We are happy to announce that we have published on our website some of the images acquired by the Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Bluesky Awarded Latest NERC Scanning Project

PR – Remote sensing and aerial survey specialist Bluesky has been awarded a project by the UK Government’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to create a digital archive of scientific images from the organisation’s Airborne Research and Survey Facility.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

New Flight Optimization Software Saves Fuel and Mission Time

PR – A new software tool that allows pilots to easily adjust altitude settings based on a visual display of wind data is helping aviators to reduce fuel use and mission time. Called Vertical Visual Optimizer (VVO), the software was developed by QinetiQ North America’s Westar Aerospace & Defense unit for the Australian Defence Force

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Astra Microwave Wins INR 255M Order from Indian Meteorological Department

PR – Astra Microwave Products Ltd, India’s leading provider of microwave wireless communications technologies for use in defense, space, and civilian applications, today announced that it has received an INR 255 million order from the Indian Meteorological Department. The order is for the supply, installation, and commissioning of remote unmanned automatic remote weather stations in

Monday, August 25th, 2008

New Master Course on Spatial Development and Natural Resource Management – Dresden

For the winter semester 2008/09, the Technical University of Dresden introduces the new Master’s programme in "Spatial development and Natural resource management". In the center of the studies are current challenges, problems and solution approaches at the interface between environmental sciences and planning in the German and international context.

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Pitney Bowes MapInfo Announces Jobs in the Field

PR – Pitney Bowes MapInfo, the leading global provider of location intelligence solutions, today announces the launch of Jobs in the Field, the latest addition to the suite of mobile working software for Confirm®, the most sophisticated and comprehensive suite of specialist asset and infrastructure asset management functionality on the market.

Monday, August 25th, 2008

New updates in the European Soil Portal

PR – During the last month, some new developments have been introduced in the European Soil Portal. In order to further facilitate the awareness of the Soil Portal, we send the latest updates that took place during the last month.

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Advanced OGC SDI for Every ArcGIS Desktop

PR – The Carbon Project announces a new affordable license that puts Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC) Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) usability within reach of every ArcGIS desktop user.  OGC SDI is a suite of standards used by government agencies around the world to promote digital geospatial data sharing and exploitation.

Monday, August 25th, 2008

VR Group Finland Challenges Rail Passengers to Support Conservation of Heritage Landscapes

PR – VR is supporting the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation (SLL) in restoring heritage rural landscapes and calls on its customers to make their own contribution. VR is donating five cents from each long-distance rail ticket purchased during September 2008 to the project Matkalla maisemaan – luonnollisesti (Scenic travelling – naturally).

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Peter L. Corsell Recognized As Top Young Innovator 2008

PR – GridPoint Inc., a leading clean tech company whose smart grid platform benefits electric utilities, consumers and the environment, announced that its President and CEO Peter L. Corsell has been recognized by Technology Review magazine as one of the world’s top innovators under the age of 35 for developing a practical solution to advance