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Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

ESRI Education Staff Receive Distinguished Teaching Award from NCGE

PR – The National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE), which works to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning, is recognizing ESRI staff George Dailey and Angela Lee with the Distinguished Teaching Achievement (DTA) award. Dailey and Lee are part of the education program at ESRI, the worldwide leader in geographic information

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Carbon Project Releases Gaia 3.2 with Extensions API

PR – The Carbon Project announces the release of its free Gaia software, Gaia 3.2, including an open API to allow developers to modify and enhance the application. Developed as part of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreement Program (CAP), Gaia 3.2 is a free Microsoft Windows application for accessing, visualizing and sharing

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Federal Clean Energy Tax Package Benefits Washington State

PR – The extension of federal tax credits for wind, solar and biomass energy sources will bring lower utility bills, promote cleaner energy production and boost the state’s economy, Puget Sound Energy stated today.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Karen Siderelis Selected as Interior Department’s First Geospatial Information Officer

PR — Karen Siderelis has been named the first Geospatial Information Officer (GIO) for the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

You Can Have it All: ERDAS IMAGINE® 9.3 & ER Mapper 7.2 on Your Desktop

PR — ERDAS announces ERDAS IMAGINE® 9.3, the next release of the industry’s leading and most complete collection of software tools designed to manipulate, process and understand imagery and vector data.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

2008 ESRI Homeland Security GIS Summit Provides Forum to Discuss Challenges and Discover Solutions

PR — Leading government officials and geographic information system (GIS) experts from across the country will be attending the 2008 ESRI Homeland Security GIS Summit to discuss the latest developments in protecting the homeland. Representatives from local, state, and federal agencies, as well as utilities, high-technology companies, and other businesses are encouraged to attend the largest

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Geographic Information (GI) Strategy for Wales, AGI

PR –  As part of AGI Cymru’s plans to evaluate the Geographic Information (GI) Strategy for Wales, AGI is asking stakeholders to put forward their views.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Foster + Partners’ New Performance Venue in Saint-Etienne Opens

PR – Foster + Partners’ new cultural destination for Saint-Etienne – the Zénith – opened yesterday, in a ceremony attended by Norman Foster and Johnny Hallyday. The result of an international design competition in 2004, the new building is characterised by its aerodynamic roof and flexible performance space, and marks a major departure from Zénith’s

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Cadcorp Launches Housing Association Toolkit

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced the launch of the Housing Association Toolkit.  The toolkit will both increase the productivity of GIS users within housing associations  and streamline map production.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Cadcorp to Implement Spatial Data Warehouse at Oldham Council

PR – Digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) software developer Cadcorp has announced that it has been awarded a contract by Oldham Council to provide a spatial data warehouse. Cadcorp will supply its spatial data warehouse utilities, and associated consulting services together with a licence of Cadcorp SIS Map Modeller to assist with data