geographic information system News

  • EarthSoft selects C7 data centers for hosted solutions

    C7 Data Centers, Inc. (C7), the leading provider of colocation, virtualization, remote backup, and disaster recovery solutions in the Intermountain West, today announced that EarthSoft, Inc., developers of the most widely used environmental data management system in the world, has selected C7 for their Western U.S. hosting, storage and connectivity needs. EarthSoft’s well-known Environmental ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • CH2M HILL Selected to Support Development of Mohawk Valley Water Authority Enterprise GIS

    DENVER, 12 October, 2006 — CH2M HILL's Enterprise Spatial Solutions (ESS) business today announced it has been awarded a $400k contract by the Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA) in Utica, NY to provide spatial application development, data capture, and modeling services. These services will support the development of an enterprise geographic information system (GIS) and business model of the ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • IHS Acquires XeDAR Corporation

    IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, announced today that it has acquired XeDAR Corporation, a leading developer and provider of geospatial information products and services, for approximately $28 million, net of cash acquired. “XeDAR’s proprietary geographic and land information system solutions are a great ...


    By IHS Markit

  • New, Improved: Water Quality Modeling Tool

    (Washington, DC ) The Environmental Protection Agency has released a new version of its acclaimed watershed management program, making it easier to use and more readily available. 'Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources' (BASINS) is a multipurpose system that integrates environmental data, analytical tools, and modeling programs. BASINS will help regions, states, and ...

  • Blue Marble to exhibit at the AAAE GIS Conference in San Antonio

    Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) will be exhibiting at the AAAE GIS 2010 conference in San Antonio, Texas the week of March 22nd. Join us at the only conference dedicated to the use of GIS at airports and in the aviation field. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software ...


    By Blue Marble Geographics

  • Blue Marble introduces automatic projection recovery for map files

    With the release of Blue Marble Desktop 2.0 a few weeks ago Blue Marble Geographics (www.bluemarblegeo.com) introduced never before seen functionality for automatic projection recovery for both raster and vector data.  Whether it is coordinate, vector, or raster data the Blue Marble Desktop allows users to address data conversion challenges in the same application interface ...


    By Blue Marble Geographics

  • Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Selects Woolpert to Upgrade Asset Management Software

    MIAMI, Fla. (March 19, 2013)… Woolpert, a national infrastructure management, geospatial and design consulting firm headquartered in Dayton, recently announced it has been selected by the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) to upgrade its Infor EAM Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) system to Infor10 EAM. Woolpert began implementation of the Infor EAM application at WASD in 2007 ...


    By Woolpert, Inc.

  • Bridging the Gap between EU scientists and policy-makers

    Improving environmental policies requires reliable and timely information on the environment. Professor Jacqueline McGlade, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency, explained at the Bridging the Gap Conference in Slovenia, how the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) will help turn scientific data into policy-relevant information. 'Environmental information is currently ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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) ...

  • PerkinElmer introduces easy-to-use LIMS solutions to simplify data analysis in water laboratories

    PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, today announced a market-specific LABWORKS™ Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) package for water laboratories.  LABWORKS waterLIMS™ simplifies data management by providing an integrated suite of software applications, interfaces and reports based on the fundamental ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Protecting soil in fire-ravaged landscapes

    Following a wildfire, there is often the potential for devastating storm-induced erosion and mudslides. To prevent this possibility, teams of scientists work on these scared landscapes to quickly assess the erosion potential and potential mitigation strategies. By using digital soil and fire severity data, coupled with a Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the process is made much simpler. A ...

  • Remote real-time recording

    New Environmental Noise Management System from Brüel & KjærDirect access to real time environmental noise recording, via a remote computer, is now available with sound and vibration expert Brüel & Kjær’s latest Noise Management Terminal software – Type 7843.Environmental Noise Management software Type 7843 offers real-time communication with an almost unlimited number of remotely located ...

  • The GeoInformation Group turns up the heat with Cities Revealed Thermal Mapping

    9 August 2007: Cambridge – The GeoInformation® Group, publishers of Cities Revealed aerial photography announces today that it now offers a new Thermal Mapping solution as part of its geographic information and aerial imagery portfolio. Thermal Mapping is a powerful, value-added spatial information tool for the analysis of energy loss from buildings, ground features and even objects below the ...


    By Verisk Analytics

  • Industry Leader Ready to Transition to GHS

    Nashville, TN – talk of the forthcoming Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of hazard communication filled the corridors at the recent AIH Conference and Expo in Philadelphia. In an effort to educate and take the pulse of key industry leaders, SiteHawk (the leader in web-based MSDS and chemical information management) hosted a user forum to discuss the upcoming regulatory changes. The general ...


    By SiteHawk

  • Earth Day 2009: Green technologies and buildings bloom on the US`s National Mall

    EPA will hold the 5th Annual National Sustainable Design Expo, which will display new sustainable or green technologies. More than 40 college teams and other exhibitors from across the country will show their innovative solutions for an environmentally sustainable future, including generating ethanol from coffee production wastewater, embedding small glass spheres in house paint to deflect heat ...

  • EarthSoft Collaborates with ddms Adding Project Portal™ Capabilities to EQuIS™

    Project Portal™ is a powerful yet intuitive cloud-based internet application developed specifically for use by environmental industry professionals. Project Portal brings together data, documents, GIS, schedules and team members to a common meeting place where users are offered intuitive tools to access and manipulate project data. This approach to project coordination has ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • Global geospatial group to promote equitable data access

    A high-level global group promoting geospatial information could help developing countries gain better access to data to help tackle issues such as climate change, conservation and ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Earthwatch Puts Clean Water on the Map in Africa

    Oxford - Scientists and volunteers from Earthwatch, the environmental charity, have developed a comprehensive new Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database that will help local communities in the Samburu region of Kenya to manage their water supply and avert public health crises. Compiled over three years, the maps detail permanent and temporary water sources, including springs, rivers, ...


    By Earthwatch International

  • Macrotek Collaborates with E and E Technologies to Serve Southeastern US Market

    Macrotek Inc., a global leader in air pollution control, is pleased to announce a selling arrangement with Energy and Environmental Technologies Inc. (E and E Tech) for representation of all Macrotek products and services in the Southeastern United States. The partnership gives E and E Tech exclusive rights to sell Macrotek’s custom air pollution control products, such as packed bed ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

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