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  • FIND Maps Releases OceanWise Marine Data and Maps

    FIND Maps (www.findmaps.co.uk), the UK's most advanced online mapping website for professionals, is now authorized to deliver OceanWise marine datasets. These comprise an international range of Georeferenced Raster GeoTiffs as well as OceanWise Marine Themes (GIS compatible vector data). The Marine Themes datasets are compiled using authoritative data from the UK and other Hydrographic Offices. ...

  • Forest Communities map their Land using Data Loggers

    Simple data logging devices can help forest communities map their land and monitor environmental change, according to researchers running a trial. An ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Making History Again: Louisville Water Deploys Purerobotics for PCCP Condition Assessment and GIS Mapping

    To many history buffs, “the prettiest ornamental water tower and pumping station” in the U.S. belongs to Louisville Water Company (Louisville Water). In 1860, the water company, which today provides water to more than 850,000 people in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding communities, built its first water tower and ...

  • Improved internet access brings better mapping and spatial data to Kenya

    Spatial information – including where different populations live and where natural resources are located – is essential for sound development planning and decision-making. A new website launched today, Virtual Kenya, opens up a wealth of maps and spatial data about the country for citizens and students to use. In 2007, the World ...

  • Soil maps generate reliable quaternary geologic map

    Geologists, archeologists, anthropologists, ecologists, engineers, and natural resource managers routinely use National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) data across field sciences. Researchers at Iowa State University decided to test the reliability of this data as applied in geology, and sought to create the best possible Quaternary geology map of the Des Moines Lobe solely using NCSS data. Their ...

  • ToxicRisk.com combines latest EPA toxic release inventory data with Google Maps

    In 1997 MapCruzin.com created the first interactive maps for Environmental Defense's Scorecard project. Since then Michael Meuser, founder of MapCruzin, has done many other map-based environmental projects on the internet. After the 911 terrorist attacks and the beginning of the War on Terror, many map-based sites like these became hard to find or totally unavailable to the public. MapCruzin ...


    By MapCruzin

  • Explorer for ArcGIS Brings GIS to Everyone

    Esri recently released the definitive GIS app for everyone to access and share maps on their smartphone and tablet. Called Explorer for ArcGIS, the app has a modern, easy-to-use interface that allows non-GIS professionals to be productive immediately. The initial release of the app is available on iOS, with an Android version to come in a future release. ...


    By Esri

  • Mapping pesticide contamination risk

    A new computerised tool helps regulators identify water sources at risk of pesticide contamination. The tool can be used to produce maps indicating water bodies at risk of contamination by taking into account: adjacent land-use, the concentration of pesticides in the environment and biological indicators of contamination. Protection of water resources is a key priority for the EU and water bodies ...

  • Visit Blue Marble at the 2007 ASPRS Conference and learn about georeferencing historical map data

    Gardiner, Maine – Blue Marble Geographics will be offering software demonstrations of the Geographic Transformer application during the upcoming 2007 American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Conference in Tampa, FL.  Georeferencing and reprojecting historical maps can effectively demonstrate how the Geographic Transformer can be used in practical research and educational ...


    By Blue Marble Geographics

  • GIS/CAD services from VISIONS GRAPHICS

    Visions Graphics (p) Ltd. is a leading global provider of non-exclusive Seismic data, full service professional GIS & land Surveying Company.We are committed to raise the Standards of the Geospatial domain & land Surveying Profession by using Modern Technology and associated products to the oil and gas industry.Visions Graphics is a Geophysical Company, Licenses seismic data and Maintain ...


    By VISIONS GRAPHICS

  • News alert: Bentley announces availability of FAA-compliant data model for Bentley map V8i

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the immediate availability of a Bentley Map V8i data model for airport information modeling that is compliant with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mapping guidelines. The new data model includes a comprehensive database ...

  • EagleView Environment - GIS for development and environmental sites

    GIS and  Mapping  Solutions that work for your site. When you are making decisions about your site, an in-depth understanding and visualization of site features adds confidence to your decision-making. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), our experienced GIS experts can provide you with aerial imaging, 2D and 3D mapping and environmental analysis, volume data, and reporting in less ...


    By AEL Environment

  • Support community mapping for climate adaptation

    Improving access to information technology can help communities assess their own vulnerability and boost local planning, says John Waugh. Climate change affects virtually all of the natural systems necessary for human survival. It has implications for water supply, food production, health and physical ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Noise Mapping and Planning For Non-Acousticians

    New software is available for those who may not have in-depth knowledge of acoustics but want accurate results of a noise calculation in the smallest amount of time, with the maximum amount of professionalism. SoundPLAN-essential was conceived with this in mind. SoundPLAN-essential is a compact version of SoundPLAN, known for its power, fast data processing and graphics. It is said ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • EagleView Quarry - GIS for Quarry/Aggregate pits package

    GIS and Mapping Solutions that work for your aggregate business. When you operate an aggregate pit, up-to-date, accurate information is vital to ensuring efficient management. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), our experienced GIS experts can provide you with aerial imaging, 2D and 3D mapping and slope analysis, volume data, and reporting in less than half the time that ground-based surveying ...


    By AEL Environment

  • EPA Awarded highest honor at Annual GIS Conference

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was awarded the Esri President’s Award at the annual Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Calif. Esri is a company specializing in GIS mapping software. The President’s Award is given to one organization each year that exemplifies a model for others to follow in implementing geographic information systems (GIS) ...

  • EarthSoft announces new ESRI GIS module and features

    EarthSoft today announces several new GIS module improvements, including a new EQuIS for ArcGIS Server web GIS Enterprise module. Spider Diagrams EQuIS for ArcGIS can now produce “Spider Diagrams”, also called “Chem Data Boxes” -- advanced labeling tools for re-arranging and re-sizing cross-tab labels driven by data queries. Several EQuIS clients have requested Spider Diagrams in the past, ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Using GIS tools to analyze, compute, and predict pollution

    Preterm birth, the leading cause of neonatal mortality in the U.S., may be associated with exposure to legacy and emergent contaminants in the environment. Puerto Rico has one of the highest rates of preterm birth, as well as density of Superfund Sites in the United States. As part of NIEHS’s Superfund Research Program, the Puerto Rico Test site for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT) ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Mapping human health risk in urban environments

    A new study demonstrates how mapping software can be used to analyse data on heavy metal soil pollution in an urban environment. The researchers incorporated land use information to gain realistic estimates of potential risks to human health that could help inform land use planning. Human activities, including industrial manufacturing and road travel, contaminate the soil with heavy metals such ...

  • Blue Marble volunteers at local schools for GIS day

    Blue Marble Geographics announces its participation in National GIS Day, November 18th 2009. Employees will go to local schools and present a demonstration on how GIS is a part of our every day life. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, ...


    By Blue Marble Geographics

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