Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Annapolis, Md. – This week, the Chesapeake Conservancy was awarded Esri’s first-ever See, Find, Share award at the company’s International User Conference in San Diego, California. See, Find, Share is the Chesapeake Conservancy’s second international award from Esri. It spotlights years of work at the Conservancy’s Conservation Innovation Center to become a trailblazer in cutting-edge conservation
Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 10, 2014—The Board of Directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously selected Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of the European Space Agency (ESA), as the 2015 recipient of its highest honor — the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award.
Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
Redlands, Calif., Dec. 2, 2014—The Living Atlas of the World, Esri’s digital atlas, won three major cartographic awards at the International Map Industry Association’s (IMIA) recent conference in Denver, Colorado.
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
A pioneer in mapping global land cover change and the team behind the United States’ most advanced land surface mapping satellite have both been honored with the 2014 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing. Sponsored by the Department of the Interior’s U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA, the annual award was presented on
Monday, October 20th, 2014
GENEVA, Oct. 17, 2014 — The United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and Esri today announced a new winner in the UN Global Disaster Resilience App Challenge. The competition challenged developers to create apps that support the UNISDR Making Cities Resilient: My City is Getting Ready. Guardian Evacuations—an app written by Leon Storey and
Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2014 – Brian Maloney, a recently retired surveyor and leader in the advancement of geographic information systems (GIS), was honoured today with the Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
Thomson Reuters announced today that Nicaragua’s Public Registry has been honored with the Latin America Geospatial Excellence Award for Land Management. The award was presented to Dr. Eduardo Ortega Roa, Deputy Managing Director of Nicaragua’s Public Registry, on September 23 at the in Mexico City. The organizer of the forum, Geospatial Media and Communications Ltd.,
Monday, September 29th, 2014
Environmental historian and University of Wisconsin-Madison professor William Cronon has been presented with The Wilderness Society’s Robert Marshall Award — the organization’s highest civilian honor — for his contributions to the protection of America’s wild places.
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
Retired USGS cartographer Gregory Allord was named the 2014 recipient of the American Library Association’s Map and Geospatial Information Round Table Honors Award. Allord was recognized at an Awards Reception held on June 28, 2104, at the ALA’s annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Thursday, August 21st, 2014
CIO Review selected CycloMedia for its 20 Most Promising GIS Companies in July – article currently published in CIO Review Magazine as well as online. The positioning is based on evaluation of CycloMedia’s specialties in Cycloramas, GlobeSpotter Cloud or Server, GlobeSpotter, and GlobeSpotter API. The annual list of companies is selected by a panel of