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Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Essays on Geography and GIS E-book Published by ESRI

PR — Essays on Geography and GIS, the latest offering from the Best Practices series published by geographic information system (GIS) software developer ESRI, is a collection of essays written by many of the top academics in the fields of geography and GIS technology. Previously published individually in the company’s ArcNews magazine, the collection of articles

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Spatially Manage and Optimize Fleet Operations with ArcLogistics 9.3

PR — ArcLogistics 9.3, ESRI’s routing and scheduling solution for fleet management, is now available. ArcLogistics 9.3 improves on the company’s ArcLogistics Route 3 solution with significant usability enhancements and new capabilities to help organizations optimize their fleet operations. Businesses and governments with fleets of any size can use ArcLogistics 9.3 to build the most

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

International Consensus on Forests’ Vital Role in Fighting Climate Change

PR — The world’s forests have immense potential to lessen the impacts of climate change, but if this opportunity is going to be realized, unified global action is now required, according to a remarkable alliance of international forest leaders. The Forests Dialogue’s Initiative on Forests and Climate Change brought together more than 250 representatives of

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Seminar: Manage and Maintain Your Geospatial Data More Effectively

PR – 1Spatial is running a free online seminar that will provide practical and real-life examples of how efficiencies can be achieved in public sector organisations and assist you in improving your operational efficiency, by managing and maintaining your geospatial data sources more effectively. There are two opportunities to attend this seminar, on Tuesday 21st

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

1Spatial Enables Time-savings for Local Government Boundaries Commissioner Review

PR – The Local Government Boundaries Commissioner (LGBC) for Northern Ireland has utilised 1Spatial technology to cut the boundary definition time involved in its current review of all Local Government boundaries in Northern Ireland.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Croydon Steps Back in Time Using Bluesky Historic Photomap

PR – Croydon Council has taken delivery of an historic photomap providing a snapshot of the South London borough shortly after the end of WWII. Created by aerial survey company Bluesky, the image database is produced from original aerial photographs captured by the RAF during the late 1940’s. Consisting of more than 300 unique images

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

3D Laser Mapping Launches StreetMapper 360

PR – 3D Laser Mapping has launched StreetMapper 360, giving the world’s most accurate mobile laser mapping system 360-degree vision.  StreetMapper 360, which is designed for the rapid mapping of highways, infrastructure and buildings using vehicle mounted lasers, also incorporates a new lifting sensor platform to improve protection and maintenance of the sensors.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

ERDAS Improves 3D Compilation in LPS 9.3

PR – ERDAS announces the release of LPS 9.3. Formerly known as Leica Photogrammetry Suite, LPS efficiently transforms raw imagery into accurate, reliable geospatial data. With LPS Core and its add-on modules, any photogrammetry workflow can be completed, uniquely combining ease of use and high accuracy.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

DigitalGlobe Announces New Content Partnership for Virtual Earth With Microsoft

PR – DigitalGlobe, a leading global content provider of high-resolution world imagery solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Microsoft Corp. for a multi-year contract under which DigitalGlobe will provide Microsoft’s Virtual Earth with its premium, high-resolution satellite and aerial imagery.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Australia’s Identified Minerals Resources 2008 (AIMR)

PR – The latest mineral resource commodity chapters for AIMR2008 are now on the Australian Mines Atlas website, which is maintained by Geoscience Australia. The commodity chapters are available ahead of the full PDF version of AIMR2008 which is published annually and is scheduled to be released online this month.