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Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Ordnance Survey opens source code to web 2.0 applications

PR – Web developers are tomorrow (14th December) previewing a free online platform to help them experiment with some of the world’s most advanced geographic information. OS OpenSpace enables web-savvy users to build mash-ups with a range of Ordnance Survey data in line with government aims to make public sector information more accessible. Under an

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

GGP Paves the Way for New Addressing Standard at Gosport

PR – GGP Systems has helped Gosport Council complete an ambitious project to upgrade their information systems with a new centralised address resource. Migration to the new National Land and Property Gazetteer (NLPG): 2006 BS7666 standard was undertaken using GGP’s advanced gazetteer management software, NGz, by Council staff with the support and guidance of GGP’s

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Intermap Technologies and Harris Corporation Renew Partnership

PR – Intermap Technologies Corp. today announced that Harris Corporation, a major supplier of commercial, government and defense communications systems and geospatial solutions, has extended its agreement to distribute Intermap’s high-resolution  digital elevation and orthorectified radar images.

Friday, December 14th, 2007

New Amazon SimpleDB Limited Beta

PR – Amazon SimpleDB is a web service for running queries on structured data in real time. This service works in close conjunction with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), collectively providing the ability to store, process and query data sets in the cloud. These services are designed

Friday, December 14th, 2007

UK Report: Investigating the Oceans

The oceans are fundamental to climate and weather patterns across the world; they provide minerals, foods and chemicals; they are major sources of energy resources, in the form of both hydrocarbons for current needs and renewables for potential development; and they provide services in the form of transport, trade, communications and recreation. They also provide

Friday, December 14th, 2007

SRI Consulting Publishes Green Building Materials Report

PR – In an effort to reduce their “carbon footprint,” consumers are now looking at ways to make a building green beginning with the initial construction phases. Today, SRI Consulting (SRIC) released its new report Green Building Materials, which explains how the use of green building technology can be incorporated into construction.

Friday, December 14th, 2007

GeoPetro Resources Company Plans 3D Seismic

PR – GeoPetro Resources Company (“GeoPetro” or the “Company”) (AMEX:GPR) (TSX:GEP.S) today advised of plans to conduct a large onshore 3D seismic survey to evaluate recent oil finds by its 12% owned Indonesian subsidiary Continental-GeoPetro (Bengara-II) Ltd. (“CGB2”) in the Bengara-II block East Kalimantan, Indonesia. The recent completion of the drilling of 4 wells in

Friday, December 14th, 2007

earthmine Signs Exclusive Agreement with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

PR – earthmine inc., a 3D, street-side mapping company, today announced it has finalized an exclusive agreement with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to license 3D data-generation software and algorithms created by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and utilized on the Mars Exploration Rover Missions. earthmine recently unveiled its ground-breaking technology for collecting and

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Terrorism Risk Modeling: GeoCritical, LLC Announces the Release of the GeoCritical Terror Index Scor

PR – GeoCritical, LLC announces the release of the GeoCritical Terror Index Score (GTIS) ™ an analytical tool which allows end users to assess the vulnerability of their corporate assets relative to the location of historical terror attacks. GTIS ™ creates simple to understand geographic representations of extensive terrorism data — drawn from official US

Friday, December 14th, 2007

Mixed-use Development Strategies Preferred

PR – In order to help offset rising homeowner utility costs and lengthening commuting times, homeowners are looking for neighborhoods and communities designed to include greater access to public transportation, recreation, commercial and entertainment options. Mixed-use developments are projects where residential units are blended with retail, dining and other commercial activities in the same facility.