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  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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) ...

  • King County, Washington, grows GIS with Esri ELA

    King County, Washington, the nation's fourteenth most-populous county and home to Microsoft, Amazon.com, Boeing, and Starbucks, has signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) with Esri to better support the county's geographic information system (GIS) programs and initiatives. The majority of King County's departments have used Esri's ArcGIS software for many years to improve operations and the ...


    By Esri

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Blue Marble to give `Geodesy and GIS` talk at the 2007 ESRI Survey & Engineering GIS Summit in San Diego, CA

    Gardiner, Maine - June 8, 2007 - Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the 2007 ESRI Survey & Engineering GIS Summit in San Diego, CA from Saturday, June 16th through Sunday, June 17th.  Come and visit booth S4 to learn why Blue Marble’s coordinate conversion technology is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, ...


    By Blue Marble Geographics

  • 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

  • Mappt - professional environmental mapping app for Android tablets

    Mappt™ the new Android app for mapping and data collection May 1st, 2013 -- Mappt™ is a new game-changing Android app for technical and professional staff who need to record data in the field and then seamlessly integrate it with desktop GIS systems. Mappt will change how spatial information is created, used, edited and shared between the field and the office. ...


    By Scantherma Pty Ltd

  • GeoDATA 2007: FREE Educational Seminars Lighting the Way to GI

    Training 4 GIS™, the training and consultancy division of The GeoInformation Group™, announced today that it is offering its fifth national GeoDATA seminar series showcasing geographic data and the benefits they bring to those within both the public and private sectors. Due to the popularity of this educational seminar series, GeoDATA has become an annual fixture encouraging anyone ...


    By Verisk Analytics

  • New reporting format incorporating GIS capabilities in plan views

    In March 2010, SewerVUE Technology Corp. completed beta testing its proprietary “Pipe Penetrating Radar Data Interpretation Application (PP-RADIAN).” This was highlighted in the March Newsletter. Since then, SewerVUE has completed an enhancement of this software that enables presentation of the in-pipe GPR (Pipe Penetrating Radar) data to be displayed in longitudinal crosssections ...


    By SewerVUE

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