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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.

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Infotech Enterprises at InnoTrans 2008

PR – Infotech Enterprises Limited, a global engineering design company and a pioneer in providing IT services to Global Rail industry, has announced its participation in InnoTrans 2008, scheduled to be held from September 23 – 26, 2008 in Berlin, Germany. 

Monday, August 18th, 2008

IUCN/Google Earth Announce Training Opportunity at WCC

MPA – Google Earth Outreach and IUCN are searching for a few qualified individuals to participate in a Google Earth and Maps Trainer Workshop at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Barcelona. Read More

Monday, August 18th, 2008

VisSim Launch Automatic Oil Spill Detection & Tracking Software at VTS 2008

PR – VisSim AS of Horten in Norway presented its new Oil Spill Detection and Tracking software at the VTS 2008 Symposium in Bergen (04 – 08 August).  This new product can either be supplied as an integrated package with a new VisSim VTS system or supplied separately to run alongside an existing in service