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Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

France’s National Mapping Agency Licenses NEXTMap Europe

PR – Intermap Technologies today announced a $1 million contract with the National Mapping Agency of France, Institut Geographique National (IGN). The Company will supply IGN with digital terrain models (DTM) for the French Alps to begin the upgrade of the national geospatial database for France.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

The OGC(R) Announces Updated OGC Reference Model

PR – The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announced the completion and availability of Version 2.0 of the OGC Reference Model (ORM).  The ORM provides a framework for the ongoing work of the OGC and a guide for those who seek to implement interoperable solutions and applications for geospatial services and data. The ORM focuses on

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

ERDAS at the Workshop on the Use of GIS/OGC Standards in Meteorology

PR – ERDAS will be participating in the Workshop on the Use of GIS/OGC Standards in Meteorology, 24-26 November 2008, inReading, UK. Jointly organized by the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecast (ECMWF), the UK Met Office and Météo France, this workshop will examine achievements based on the Open Geospatial Consortium’s standards in order to

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Understanding Snow in Depth – ESA Paves the Way

PR – An ESA campaign carried out in Austria has demonstrated how snow, a key component in the Earth’s water cycle and important source of fresh water, can be measured from space using radar. The campaign supports one of the main objectives of the candidate Earth Explorer CoReH2O.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Ministers Meet to Define the Role of Space in Delivering Global Objectives

PR – Ministers in charge of space activities within the now 18 ESA Member States and Canada will meet in The Hague (the Netherlands) on 25 and 26 November to implement the European Space Policy, setting out the start of future programmes and taking decisions on the next phases of on-going programmes.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

High Speed Trains Head for Russia by Sea

PR – The first of a total of eight high speed trains for Russian Railways (RZD) was shipped today from the rail ferry port in Sassnitz/ Mukran on the island of Rügen off the North German coast. The train ferry “Vilnius” will carry the train initially to Baltisk. From there it will be ferried on

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded LiDAR and Topographic Data Project

PR – Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract by North Line GIS (Breckenridge, CO) to provide LIDAR, two-foot contours, breaklines, six-inch digital color orthophotography, and a DTM for almost 500 square miles in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

PCI Geomatics delivers automated image correction solution to Korea Aerospace Research Institute

PR – PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of software and solutions for geospatial imaging applications, is pleased to announce the completion of a contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to build an automated production system for the orthorectification, mosaicking and pansharpening of KOMPSAT-2 satellite imagery.

Monday, November 17th, 2008

Merrick & Company Awarded LiDAR and Topographic Data Project Breckenridge, Colorado, USA

PR — Merrick & Company, a world leader in LiDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry, and geospatial solutions was awarded a contract by North Line GIS (Breckenridge, CO) to provide LIDAR, two-foot contours, breaklines, six-inch digital color orthophotography, and a DTM for almost 500 square miles in the central Rocky Mountains of Colorado. According to Trip

Monday, November 17th, 2008

GIS Delivers During the Largest Earthquake Drill in U.S. History

PR — At 10:00 a.m. on November 13, 2008, millions of people throughout Southern California participated in the Great Southern California ShakeOut Drill, the largest earthquake preparedness exercise in U.S. history. The drill simulated a magnitude 7.8 earthquake along the San Andreas Fault in Southern California. ESRI supported participating agencies with software, staffing, and resources