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Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

New Gravity Anomaly Map of the Australian Region

PR – Geoscience Australia has recently released a new full-colour Gravity Anomaly Map of the Australian Region at a scale of 1:5 million. It is the third edition of the map and replaces the edition released in 1997. The new map will be a valuable tool for explorers providing new insights into Australia’s mineral and

Monday, September 1st, 2008

GeoEye Hopes for Clear Skies Ahead

Washington Post — On Thursday at 11:50 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, GeoEye chief executive Matthew O’Connell plans to be at Vandenberg Air Force Base, watching a Boeing Delta II rocket roar into the California sky, carrying GeoEye’s new imaging satellite — and the hopes of his company’s future. If all goes well, he’ll hand out

Monday, September 1st, 2008

GIS in the Rockies 2008 Announces Keynote Speakers

PR — Spatial information management is changing the way C-level executives grow their companies and manage their bottom lines. From location-based services to mapping business assets, these new advances are changing business in a fundamental way.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

ArcGIS Online Now Offers Quick Access to Premium Imagery Data

PR — ArcGIS users now have access to a new premium map service in ArcGIS Online. The USA Prime Imagery premium service includes i-cubed’s Nationwide Prime 1-meter or better resolution imagery for the continental United States. Included with this imagery are i-cubed’s 15-meter eSAT imagery at medium-to-large scales and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Topcon’s New Laser Scanner is Affordable, Perfect for Field Use

PR — A total scanning solution that handles like a total station. That’s what the new GLS-1000 from Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) delivers.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Spatial Technology Extends UK Presence

PR – Spatial Technology of Sweden has extended its presence in the UK with the launch of Spatial Technology (UK). A well-established provider of leading edge spatial data warehouse solutions and web based geographical information systems (GIS), Spatial Technology already has a number of UK local authorities as customers and a key emergency service.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Major Developers Back BREEAM for Central and Eastern Europe

PR – Major European property developers have backed the introduction of BREEAM at a recent meeting of the Central & Eastern European (CEE) Developers’ Sustainability Forum. The group includes developers and consultants including AIG/Lincoln, Buro Happold, ING Real Estate, Orco Property Group, ProLogis and Waterman International, who met in Warsaw this month to discuss potential

Monday, September 1st, 2008

ISRO Arm’s Revenue Up On Satellite Launches

PR – ercial satellite launches made from Sriharikota during 2007-08 have driven up the revenue of ISRO’s commercial arm Antrix Corporation to Rs 940 crore for that year. Antrix’s pre-audit revenue grew nearly 42 per cent year on year — up from Rs 664 crore — due to the launch of Israeli defence satellite TecSAR

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Topcon acquires Voxis, Inc., Scanner Technology Leader

PR – Topcon Corporation of Tokyo has announced the acquisition of Voxis, Inc., a United States-based company acknowledged as a global leader in laser scanner technology and high resolution motion systems.

Monday, September 1st, 2008

New Report Available on Ecosystems and Climate Change

PR – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a report that can help reduce the potential impacts of climate change on estuaries, forests, wetlands, coral reefs, and other sensitive ecosystems. The report, entitled Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources, identifies strategies to protect the environment as these changes occur. Managing