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Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

GeoBase News: The National Hydro Network (NHN) Has Arrived

Available today, October 1st 2007, a brand new geospatial product make’s its entry on the GeoBase Web portal: the National Hydro Network (NHN).  GeoBase is a federal, provincial and territorial government initiative that is overseen by the Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG). It is undertaken to ensure the provision of, and access to, a common,

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Topcon Combines Digital Imaging and Scanning in 1

Robotic Total Station, Scanner, Digital Cameras and Machine Control. The new Topcon Imaging Station has it all! The newest addition to Topcon’s robotic total station series – the Topcon Imaging Station — now offers the added productivity and versatility of integrated digital imaging, a world’s first technology Topcon introduced in 2005 with its GPT-7000i total

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

University of Cantabria Breaks New Ground with AutoCAD Civil 3D

The University of Cantabria, based in Santander, Northern Spain, has joined the growing number of European universities and other further education establishments using AutoCAD Civil 3D for both teaching and pioneering development work.   Students of the university’s civil engineering and industrial engineering courses are using the infrastructure design software for a wide range of work

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

GWP ToolBox for Integrated Water Resources Management

The ToolBox is a compendium of good practices related to the principles of Integrated Water Resources Management presented under a structured reference framework. The ToolBox allows water related professionals, to discuss, analyse the various elements of the IWRM process and facilitates the prioritization of actions aimed at improving the water governance and management. The IWRM

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

NATO Sets Standards for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

A NATO working group has now established common standards on the technical integrity of design and construction for fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). These common standards were recently drawn up in the framework of NATO’s Conference of National Armaments Directors (CNAD).  Currently, special fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles with a take-off weight between 150 kilograms to 20,000

Monday, October 1st, 2007

EUROGI and the Seminar on Development Cooperation

A Seminar and a Workshop on Development Cooperation – Geoinformation for Sustainable Development will take place, respectively, on October 11 and 12 in Brussels. The main aim of the events is to raise awareness regarding the important role which geo-information can play in supporting sustainable development in developing countries. The seminar will for example interrogate

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Very Spatial Podcast: Relevance of Geography

A VerySpatial Podcast – Episode 115 : Relevance of Geography Read More

Monday, October 1st, 2007

SUN – Project Blackbox

You’ll never look at an ordinary shipping container quite the same way again. Project Blackbox is a prototype of the world’s first virtualized datacenter–built into a shipping container and optimized to deliver extreme energy, space, and performance efficiencies. Project Blackbox applies Sun’s trademark innovation, network computing infrastructure and HPC expertise to engineer out complexity and

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

Invitation for the UBC Seminar in Kotka Finland

The Comission on Urban Planning and the City of Kotka warmly invite you to the seminar in Kotka, Finland 3rd – 6th October 2007. The seminar is the general meeting and the second seminar in the year 2007 arranged by the Union of Baltic Cities and its Comission on Urban Planning.

Sunday, September 30th, 2007

New Milestone in the GMES Space Component Programme Achieved

ESA’s Member States participating in the GMES Programme approved the transition to Phase-2 of Segment 1 of the GMES Space Component Programme. Oversubscription of the programme by the ESA Council at ministerial level in 2005 was confirmed, with oversubscription to phase 2 of 116%, giving a total amount of €500 million. This additional contribution to the