geographic information system News

  • 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 The GeoInformation Group

  • 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

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Stream Ecology

    The Allen Lab at the University of Oklahoma is recruiting a postdoctoral research fellow  to work on research projects related to the geographical ecology of stream and river systems. Dan Allen is one 3 new faculty hired as a part of a cluster hire in Geographical Ecology (including physiological geographical ecologist ...

  • 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 The GeoInformation Group

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Channel partners for MWH soft

    Geodata Systems Technologies and Universal Information Technologies have been named Certified Channel Partners for MWH Soft water and wastewater modelling and management software in the Philippines and Turkey, respectively. In this role, the new channel partners will provide leading hydraulic infrastructure modelling technology and local support in two of the world's most rapidly growing markets. ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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