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Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Radar Images Detect and Monitor Texas Sinkholes

Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns. But now radar images taken of the sinkholes by an orbiting space satellite reveal big changes may be on the horizon. A new study by geophysicists at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, finds the

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Geospatial on a Budget: When Cost Really is Total Cost

NEWTON MA (USA) – Recent news coverage highlights the value that Maptitude brings to organizations. Maptitude mapping software has been featured in Directions Magazine as part of their Geospatial on a Budget series. Due to popular demand, Maptitude has a dedicated installment that features real user feedback and emphasizes the robustness of the software. In the words

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Yale Researchers Map 6,000 Years of Urban Settlements

As the growth of cities worldwide transforms humans into an “urban species,” many scholars question the sustainability of modern urbanization. But, in reality, there aren’t much data on long-term historical urbanization trends and patterns. A new Yale-led study offers fresh clarity on these historical trends, providing the first spatially explicit dataset of the location and size

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Merrick-Surdex JV Awarded Contract with USGS

June 7, 2016 – COLORADO – The Merrick-Surdex Joint Venture (JV) has signed a five-year, multimillion dollar Geospatial Product and Services Contract (GPSC) with the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to provide mapping and surveying services. GPSC is a suite of contracts used by federal, state, and municipal government entities to partner with USGS for

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Mapping that Sinking Feeling

For a low-lying, densely populated country like the Netherlands, monitoring subsidence is critical. Until recently, tiny displacements in the ground beneath our feet couldn’t be mapped nationally but, thanks to the Sentinel-1 mission, this is now possible. Focusing on the Netherlands and Denmark, scientists have been using radar images from the  Sentinel-1A satellite to pinpoint

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Cadcorp Provides Support for Latest OS OpenData Products and OS MasterMap Styling

Stevenage, UK, 24 May 2016 – British GIS software developer, Cadcorp, has provided software support for three free-to-use data products from the national mapping agency of Great Britain, Ordnance Survey: OS Open Map – Local; OS Open Roads; and OS Open Rivers. Support for the new data products was added in a recent service release

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Proteus Announces Another Successful Delivery of a High Profile Satellite Derived Bathymetry Project

Proteus, a provider of satellite derived mapping and geospatial services, has successfully delivered satellite derived bathymetry to Royal Haskoning DHV during April 2016. Proteus was commissioned by Royal Haskoning to deliver the data as part of a port design project in Saudi Arabia and to identify suitable and cost effective approaches to the port. The

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Online Tool Maps Louisiana’s Water Flow Interactions to Preserve State’s Fresh Water

BATON ROUGE, La.—As part of an effort to preserve Louisiana’s fresh water resources, RTI International worked with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to develop two online tools, released today, that offer a first-of-their-kind look at how Louisiana’s waters interact with each other. These tools will help fishermen, oystermen, planners, decision makers, and all Louisianans understand the

Friday, April 15th, 2016

MapJam Launches Developer API with Open Source Maps Targeting Google Maps and Mapbox Customers with Reduced, Simpler Pricing and Terms

San Francisco — MapJam, Inc. announced the release of MapJam for Developers with free access to the simplest and most accessible developer tools for building mapping applications. MapJam now offers robust, vector map tiles based on OpenStreetMap data that work seamlessly with open source projects including Leaflet, Mapzen, and D3, as well as libraries that highlight creative

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Antiquities Coalition Releases “Culture Under Threat” Mapping Resource

To provide a graphical representation of cultural crimes committed by Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) and other extremist organizations in the Middle East and North African region, the Antiquities Coalition partnered with Hexagon to create the Culture Under Threat Map. The interactive map program base includes current high-resolution satellite imagery maps and displays the destruction of

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