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Thursday, June 26th, 2008

2008 ESRI User Conference Features Keynote Address by Dr. Peter H. Raven

PR — The 2008 ESRI International User Conference (ESRI UC) will feature renowned botanist, environmentalist, biodiversity expert, and president of the Missouri Botanical Garden, Dr. Peter H. Raven. Raven will discuss the significance of biodiversity and the environment for sustaining our world.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Chairman and CEO of Nation’s Largest Wind and Solar Energy Company Calls for Urgent Action

PR – Calling the recent Senate debate over legislation to curb carbon dioxide emissions a “missed opportunity,” the Chairman and CEO of the nation’s largest producer of wind and solar power urged prompt action to address the threat of global climate change in a speech today at the 2008 Florida Summit on Global Climate Change

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

The March Winner of the BIM Experience Kit Competition

PR – Maria Pawlewicz-Budzinska of FLOW has won a free commercial license of ArchiCAD 11, as the winner of the March draw of the “BIM Experience Kit” competition.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

UK Pitt Review Published

PR – The Pitt Review published today reports that integrating geographic information and sharing data from the numerous organisations that have a role to play in flooding is critical.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

New OpenOSX Grass 6.3

PR – Our all-new "OpenOSX GrassPro" product doesn’t just include the latest version of the GRASS GIS software, it delivers the software as a standalone application that requires only a simple drag-and-drop to install.

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Avineon Promotes Three Industry Veterans within its Geospatial Division

PR – Avineon, Inc., a successful provider of IT, geospatial, engineering and program management services, today announced three major promotions within its Geospatial Division.  Al Williamson has been named Director of Operations – Utilities, David Ridderikhoff has been appointed Director of Business Development – Geospatial Solutions, and Tom Finkhousen has been promoted to Project Manager. 

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

ArcGIS 9.3 Improves Your Entire GIS Workflow

PR – ESRI’s ArcGIS 9.3, which began shipping today, offers a complete suite of software that improves organizational workflows. With ArcGIS, users also get the benefits of an established and active user community, instructor-led and online training, and new online resource centers. The resource centers offer a unified location from which to access online help,

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Landsat-5 Duty Cycle Over Australia

GOVT AUS – The low sun angle at this time of year in Australia means that Landsat 5 paths are being truncated at around row 70 (Cape York to Arnhem Land; ˜15°S). This is because of constraints associated with low sun angles and a fixed solar array panel.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Canadian Data for Use with Maptitude & TransCAD is Now Available

PR – The product ships with a Canadian Map Library, making it easy to create attractive maps with the Map Librarian. You can quickly create overview maps for any location, and with the map designed specifically for use with Canadian streets, you can effectively map the 1 million kilometers of accurate up-to-date centerline road network

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Expressive seashore house wins the 2008 Spring Architects Jury Competition

PR – Based on five months of voting by the community of ArchitectsJURY.com, the “JURY” selected the waterfront house project from Aotea, New Zealand as the winning entry. The project was designed in ArchiCAD by David Chisholm, who is currently studying architecture at Victoria University of Wellington.