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Thursday, October 16th, 2008

Ordnance Survey Pens Deal with Leica Geosystems for OS Net Upgrade

PR – The OS Net base station network, used by Ordnance Survey to map the country, will be upgraded with the latest technology. The stations will receive satellite signals from both the American GPS and Russian GLONASS constellations − providing greater versatility to the network that underpins millions of pounds of national productivity.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

imucus Announces Start of Geospatial Marketing

PR – imucus announces the start of operations as an international marketing consulting company serving the geomatics and spatial industry worldwide.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

SolarCity Announces New Release of SolarGuard Web Monitoring System

PR – SolarCity(R), a national leader in solar power system design, financing, installation, monitoring and related services, unveiled a new edition of SolarGuard(TM), its graphical, Web-based energy monitoring system, this week. SolarGuard 2.0 has been updated to include a range of new features, including the ability to measure electricity usage to give SolarCity customers a

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

River water Quality Improves for 18th Consecutive Year

PR – Data released today by the Environment Agency shows that the quality of water in rivers in England and Wales continues to improve. Figures from the Environment Agency’s annual General Quality Assessment (GQA) show that 76 per cent of English rivers, and 95 per cent of those in Wales, achieved ‘very good’ or ‘good’

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

MathWorks Announces MATLAB and Simulink Student Version 2008b

PR – The MathWorks today announced the availability of MATLAB and Simulink Student Version Release 2008b, which provides major updates that address student demand for an easy-to-learn, powerful environment for both numeric and symbolic computations.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

California’s Fifth Largest City Adopts MWH Soft Advanced Engineering GIS Modeling Technology

PR – MWH Soft, a leading global provider of environmental and water resources applications software, today announced that the Long Beach Water Department (LBWD) in California has chosen MWH Soft’s industry-leading InfoSWMM Suite software as its advanced dynamic sewerage network modeling solution. The suite will serve as the foundation for developing a comprehensive ArcGIS-centric (ESRI,

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

SSTL earns ESA Award for its Role in Galileo

PR – British small satellite manufacturer, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL), has been presented with an award by the European Space Agency (ESA) acknowledging the successful GIOVE A mission and its outstanding contribution to the success of the Galileo programme. The award was presented by Didier Faivre of ESA’s Galileo Directorate to Elizabeth Rooney of

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

CH2M HILL Selected by U.S. Department of Energy to Promote Solar Energy in 25 American Cities

PR — CH2M HILL has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help 25 American cities accelerate the adoption of solar energy. The contract is an important strategic component of The Solar America Initiative, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) effort to make solar electricity from photovoltaics (PV) cost competitive with conventional

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

EPA’s Stormwater Program Needs a Significant Overhaul

PR — Radical changes to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s stormwater program are necessary to reverse degradation of fresh water resources and ensure progress toward the Clean Water Act’s goal of "fishable and swimmable" waters, says a new report from the National Research Council. Increased water volume and pollutants from stormwater have degraded water quality

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Cary and Associates Hosts Lidar Survey

PR — Cary and Associates of Longmont, Colo., is conducting research on the rapidly growing global airborne lidar market. Surveys and interviews, as well as internet research, are being used to collect information. Members of the lidar community are invited to complete a brief survey, available on the company website at www.caryandassociates.com.