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  • ComputaMaps Launches DxM Digital Elevation Product Line

    Global Catalogue of DxM Products Covering More Than 275 CitiesSophia-Antipolis, France – June 6, 2012 – ComputaMaps, international producer and distributor of geodata, announced today the availability of its new DxM digital elevation product line. Derived from existing ComputaMaps 3D City Planner and textured building databases, the new DxM product line includes digital terrain models ...


    By RealWire

  • Integrated civil engineering and stormwater modeling

    Bentley Systems has integrated its civil engineering design and stormwater modeling and analysis applications to further enhance workflows and facilitate collaboration. The applications include InRoads, GEOPAK, PowerCivil for North America, MXROAD, CivilStorm, StormCAD, and PondPack products. With this integration, civil designers can ensure the accurate location of stormwater infrastructure ...

  • Renfrewshire Council selects Cities Revealed LiDAR for flood modelling

    The GeoInformation® Group, publishers of Cities Revealed aerial photography announce today its continued contribution to flood prediction modelling with the supply of a LiDAR survey to Renfrewshire Council. Renfrewshire Council required highly accurate and detailed real-world height data to create a digital terrain model to generate an accurate overland flow boundary for extreme storm ...


    By The GeoInformation Group

  • Bentley integrates civil engineering and stormwater modeling products to improve workflows

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for the infrastructure that sustains our world, today announced the integration of its civil engineering design and stormwater modeling and analysis applications to further enhance workflows and facilitate collaboration. The applications include Bentley’s InRoads, GEOPAK, PowerCivil ...

  • GPS helps locate soil erosion pathways

    Grassed waterways are placed in agricultural fields where runoff water tends to concentrate because they can substantially reduce soil erosion. Mapping techniques that help identify where erosion channels will likely form could help farmers and conservation professionals do a better job of designing and locating grassed waterways in agricultural fields. Tom Mueller, associate professor in the ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • European-wide Flood Risk Mapping Services

    Intermap Technologies and JBA Consulting have announced a strategic collaboration to provide detailed flood mapping services for clients across Continental Europe. The provision of Intermap"s NEXTMap Europe digital elevation map data, along with the digital elevation models Intermap produced for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) initiative, will allow JBA"s risk management ...

  • The naked truth about Australia`s landscape

    Scientists from CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship have removed approximately 90 per cent of Australia’s vegetation cover from satellite images of the continent to produce the most detailed available Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of its topography. “The DEM will revolutionise geological applications, land-use studies, soil science, and much more,” CSIRO’s Dr John Gallant said in an ...

  • Open Data Export Center and 3D Viewer in InfoWorks v 6.0

    Untitled Document The latest release of Wallingford Software’s InfoWorks hydraulic modeling suite includes two new features – the Open Data Export Center and the 3D Viewer – that ...


    By Innovyze

  • LiDAR monitoring coastal erosion

    Subject to intense meteorological events, including windstorms and heavy waves, Corsica has seen significant erosion of its coastline in the past 25 years and a decline in the surface area occupied by seagrass beds. Key to the success of this new initiative will be the Hawk Eye II scanning device, with its capability to capture precision data from both land and seabed terrain simultaneously, in ...

  • Intermap Makes NEXTMap® Dataset Available To Esri® Premium World Elevation Service Subscribers

    Intermap, a leading provider of 3D terrain information and geospatial solutions, today announces that Esri has selected the Company’s NEXTMap® database to serve ...


    By Esri

  • ESA satellites flying in formation

    Based on the outstanding success of the first tandem mission between ERS-2 and Envisat last year, ESA has paired the two satellites together again to help improve our understanding of the planet. ERS-2, ESA’s veteran spacecraft, and Envisat, the largest environmental satellite ever built, both carry Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) instruments that provide high resolution images of the Earth's ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Detailed soil information for Africa now available

    Zoom in on an African village, and see whether the soil is clayey or sandy, or how much nutrients or organic carbon it contains. This is now possible since ISRIC and partners have launched detailed freely accessible soil property maps for Africa. The maps, that can be explored in Google Earth, contain predictions of more than 20 soil properties at six standard depths at 250 meter ...

  • Impact of flood mitigation works

    InfoWorks RS is suited to determining the impact of flood mitigation works on the development of flood maps, an issue that arises more and more frequently as governments around the world seek solutions to unprecedented levels of flooding. Key to this is the software\'s ability to model open channels, floodplains, embankments and hydraulic structures, as well as its full flood-mapping capability, ...

  • Connection between health of wetlands and humans in focus

    Despite the vital role wetlands play in society, they remain among the most threatened ecosystems on Earth. To emphasise the direct and positive effects of healthy wetlands for humans, the theme of this year’s World Wetlands Day, held every year on 2 February, is ‘Healthy Wetlands, Healthy People’. According to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, the poor management of wetlands claims the lives of ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • GAF AG to conclude AQUIFER project on African transboundary water management supported by Earth observation

    GAF AG, an internationally active geo-information technology company located in Munich, Germany, today announces the upcoming completion of the AQUIFER project. The final workshop will take place in Tunis at the beginning of September 2007. AQUIFER is one of the demonstrator projects of ESA's 'Earth observation for Integrated Water Resources Management in Africa' initiative, known as TIGER and ...


    By GAF AG

  • Grand Opening Celebrations This Saturday at TRI Pointe Homes' Ironhorse in Morgan Hill, Where Solar Is Standard

    Bringing Northern California home buyers an enticing combination of small-town hospitality and easy access to Silicon Valley and the entire Bay Area, TRI Pointe Homes will celebrate the grand opening of Ironhorse in Morgan Hill this Saturday, August 11th, with the debut of their decorated model ...


    By Marketwire

  • 25 years ago - Europe`s first Earth observation satellite was launched

    As the launcher carrying the ERS-1 Earth observation satellite of the European Space Agency thunders into the night sky in the early hours (03:46 CEST) over the spaceport near Kourou (French Guiana), none of those present could know then that they were watching the launch of what would become the prototype of all modern European Earth observation satellites. The ERS-1 ...

  • Water For People Using Innovative Positioning Technologies to Monitor International Development Efforts

    (Denver, Colo.)—September 25, 2006—Water For People recently launched a pilot monitoring and evaluation program to assess the functionality and long-term viability of its water and sanitation projects using a methodology developed by Weston Solutions, Inc.® (WESTON, West Chester, Penn.) and GPS receivers and related software from Trimble (Sunnyvale, Calif.) and ESRI (Redlands, Calif). Like ...


    By Water For People

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