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  • RAE Systems to Showcase Industry-First Real-Time Gas Detection System That Enables Faster Incident Response Times at FDIC 2012

    As part of its ongoing commitment to enhance safety through the reduction in incident response times for first responders, RAE Systems, the leader in toxic gas detection systems and portable detectors, today announced that it will actively participate in the Fire Department Instructor ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

  • Regional partner`s decision support system used in development of carbon management plan for industry

    The Plains CO2 Reduction (PCOR) Partnership, one of seven members of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships program, has used its Decision Support System (DSS) to assist in preparing a carbon management plan for Excelsior Energy’s Mesaba Energy Project. The plan examines potential options for managing the project’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions as a strategy ...

  • Quantum Compliance System, Inc. announces new version of EH&S dashboard product

    Quantum Compliance Systems, Inc. (Quantum) is pleased to announce the latest upgrade of our FacTS™ EH&S Dashboard. The most significant changes to the new version add analytical capability to a FacTS™ Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Dashboard deployment, whilst a host of smaller changes add to the usability and enhance the overall functionality. Some of the key functionality in ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • RAE Systems SolarPak Enables Uninterrupted Wireless Gas Detection in Hazardous Environments

    When conducting remote exploration operations and working in hazardous and rugged environments, there is a critical safety need to keep gas detection systems constantly powered -- especially in areas where flammable gases or vapors present a health or safety threat. To solve this challenge, RAE Systems Inc. today introduced its new SolarPak, an intrinsically safe, stand-alone 24/7 remote solar ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: escalating health concerns stoke demand for indoor air purification systems

    The global indoor air quality (IAQ) industry has witnessed fast-paced growth over the past few years. Additionally, technological development is of primary importance for stakeholders in this domain. Large amounts of small particles suspended in the air can be visible through a ray of light that enters a building. These include airborne particles such as dust or tobacco particles; bioaerosols, ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • RAE Systems Introduces Industry`s First Cloud-Hosted Real-Time Gas and Radiation Detection Service

    RAE Systems, Inc. today announced ProRAE Guardian? CloudServer, the industry's first cloud-hosted service for real-time detection and sharing of gas and radiation data across multiple remote sites. The ProRAE Guardian CloudServer service is designed for gas and radiation detection applications in a broad array of industries that require access to real-time critical gas and radiation detection ...


    By RAE Systems, Inc.

  • SSI Shredding Systems produces video which helps educate school children on environmentally friendly waste disposal

    What started out as a brief marketing presentation has evolved into a popular educational tool for school children throughout Oregon and Washington. SSI Shredding Systems recently completed filming, editing and production on an informational video which visually tells the story of the journey waste takes from local transfer stations to ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Web-based screening of air pollution in North Rhine-Westphalia using IMMISluft

    On behalf of the Landesumweltamt (State Environmental Agency) of North Rhine-Westphalia LANUV a web-based screening of air pollution in main roads in North Rhine-Westphalia had been developed by IVU Umwelt. The system enables communities to input data and evaluate results using a standardised and validated software application made available by ...


    By IVU Umwelt GmbH

  • 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

  • Intelligent software to manage biological water quality data

    Thanks to the complete integration of KiECO in the water resource management system WISKI and the water quality module, users can track and evaluate biological, chemical-physical and hydrological data in a single system. Holistic analyses now possible In this way KISTERS ensures holistic analyses and the identification of relevant interdependencies between the various types of ...


    By KISTERS AG

  • Esri Chief Scientist Receives Honors

    Esri chief scientist Dawn J. Wright, PhD, has received the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Presidential Achievement Award. Presented at the AAG annual meeting on February 28, 2012, the award recognizes Wright's outstanding work as a scientist, researcher, author, and advocate for marine conservation and for her contributions to geographic ...


    By Esri

  • New Esri press book explores the impact of GIS on virtual reality

    Virtual Geographic Environments, from Esri Press, is a collection of key papers written by leading members of the geospatial community that examines the relationship between GIS and virtual geographic environments (VGE). Edited by professors Hui Lin and Michael Batty, the book is organized into five sections, beginning with a primer on VGEs and followed by an exploration of virtual cities and ...


    By Esri

  • Interactive Barometers

    A new tool is available on line to consult data from the EurObserv’ER Barometers. It's a module that allows internet users to set their own query parameters themselves by crossing a sector, an indicator (economic, energetic or political), a year and a geographic zone (a country or a group of countries) at the same time. The results are displayed on maps of Europe that also provide information on ...

  • Blue Marble webinar to showcase georefencing vector and raster datasets

    Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) will provide a free web demonstration of the Blue Marble Desktop on Wednesday January 20th at 11:00 a.m. EST.  Are you tired of never having any information about the coordinate system, or the ability to create proper datum shifts? Then learn how the Blue Marble Desktop can help you to accurately and properly reference ...


    By Blue Marble Geographics

  • The GeoInformation Group celebrates 10 years of innovation and success

    The GeoInformation® Group, publishers of Cities Revealed aerial photography announce today that this year it is celebrating its tenth anniversary. The company was established in April 1998 following a management buy out from Pearson Publishing. Dr Seppe Cassettari and Dr Alun Jones joined forces to become the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director respectively. The company has since grown ...


    By Verisk Analytics

  • EPA awards $127,000 to the Pueblo of Laguna (NM)

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $127,000 to the Pueblo of Laguna in New Mexico. The funds will be used by the Pueblo to develop the capacity to establish a core program for environmental protection. Specific activities include developing environmental and administrative infrastructure, providing environmental oversight, and developing Geographic Information System/Global ...

  • EPA awards $120,000 to the Pueblo of San Ildefonso (NM)

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $120,000 to the Pueblo of San Ildefonso in New Mexico. The funds will be used by the Pueblo to develop and manage environmental programs to protect and improve the environment and public health of the Tribe. The projects include grant writing, attending environmentally related training and updating quality assurance documents. The funds will ...

  • Southern Water Awards framework to Black & Veatch as AMP5 consultant

    Southern Water has chosen Black & Veatch as one of the partners on its AMP5 Professional Services Framework. Being part of the framework means B&V is able to bid for professional services work on the water company’s 2010 to 2015 capital program. In addition the agreement affords Southern Water the opportunity of retaining Black & Veatch as a professional services framework partner during AMP6. ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

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