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Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Green the Capitol Hires ICF International to Develop Monitoring System to Track Progress

PR — As part of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Green the Capitol Initiative, ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has been selected to provide services to develop a formal method to monitor and report efforts of the mission. The performance tracking system will help prioritize and track progress toward environmental goals, including reducing the overall carbon footprint

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

StreetMapper Takes to the Road in Sweden

PR — Sweden’s roads are being mapped in 3D using the latest laser technology developed by Nottingham based 3D Laser Mapping.  The laser surveying project is being managed by WSP, one of the worlds leading consultant companies, who are using 3D Laser Mapping’s StreetMapper system to create detailed 3D models of the highway network across

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

World Heritage Sites Under Scrutiny

PR — World Heritage sites will be under the spotlight next month as the World Heritage Committee prepares to meet in Quebec City, Canada, from July 2-10. They will discuss sites that should be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as existing World Heritage sites that are threatened. IUCN, the International Union

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

GGP provides the GIS connection at West Lothian Council

PR — West Lothian Council is boosting its customer services with an integrated Geographic Information System (GIS) from GGP Systems.   GGP’s GIS is forming an essential link between back office systems and front line service provision, providing information to power West Lothian’s online mapping portal that delivers information to residents at the touch of a

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Planet Action Launches an International Call for Projects

PR — Planet Action is a non-profit initiative launched by Spot Image, a world leader in satellite imagery. Planet Action and its partners support local projects acting on climate change issues by providing geographic information, Earth observation images and expertise to NGOs, institutions and universities.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Map Charts Global Climate Change for Schoolchildren

PR – Children are set to benefit from the first educational wall map to clearly show the worldwide impact of global warming. Dynamic World, produced by British cartographic company Global Mapping, offers a unique way to view the areas most at risk due to the consequences of human activity and natural phenomena.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Ireland’s Central Statistics Office Selects Cadcorp

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that its business partner in Ireland, Compass Informatics, has been awarded a contract by Ireland’s Central Statistics Office (CSO) for the supply, installation, implementation and on-going support of a new GIS based on Cadcorp SIS desktop and GeognoSIS web-based software.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Rhode Partners Design Austin’s Greenest High-rise with ArchiCAD

PR – Groundbreaking is slated for 3Q 2008 on an eco-friendly residential tower in Austin, Texas, that aims to be a centerpiece of both urban sustainability and the city’s downtown revitalization efforts.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Open Competitions for AST posts in the JRC and Other Commission Services

PR – The European Personnel Selection Office has recently launched a number of open competitions for qualified technicians and laboratory technicians in a variety of fields including nuclear, infrastructure and civil, electrical and mechanical engineering.

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

National Instruments Introduces New LabVIEW Toolkit for GPS Receiver Testing

PR – National Instruments today announced the NI GPS Toolkit for LabVIEW, an extension of the graphical system design environment that expands the NI RF PXI platform to include multi-satellite GPS signal simulation. Using NI LabVIEW software to create waveforms that simulate up to 12 satellites (C/A codes in the L1 band), engineers can test