geospatial environment News

  • ‘Misguided’ nations lock up valuable geospatial data

    Many governments, particularly those in low-income countries, are “shooting themselves in the foot” by failing to give research and development communities open access to their caches of geospatial data, experts have warned. The potential of such data that incudes geographic positioning information, including satellite imagery, to aid ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Large Pennsylvania city switches to innovyze geospatial technology

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Erie Water Works, Erie, Pennsylvania, has adopted the company’s industry-leading InfoWater Suite software as its standard water modeling, design, and management solution. The software will ...


    By Innovyze

  • 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

  • PDF3D Ramps Up Earth Science Support with Geospatial 3D PDF Release

    PDF3D® have been fast to respond to the growing challenges in geospatial communication by creating a set of features within their popular 3D PDF software suite, specifically designed to help location-based industry professionals. “Acquisition, ...


  • NOAA Awards Tetra Tech $49 Million Coastal Geospatial Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded the Company a $49 million, indefinite ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Nevada’s second-largest county switches to MWH soft geospatial technology

    MWH Soft, a leading global provider of environmental and water resources applications software, today announced that Washoe County, Nevada, has adopted the company’s industry-leading InfoWater Executive and InfoSewer Pro Suite software as its standard water and sewer network modeling, design, and management solution. The software will serve as the foundation for continued development of a ...


    By Innovyze

  • European Environment Commissioner receives top UN environment award

    European Commissioner for Environment Janez Potočnik has received the United Nations' 2013 Champions of the Earth award. The prize - which is the UN system's highest environmental accolade - is awarded to leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a significant and positive impact on the environment. Mr. Potočnik, 55, received the Policy ...

  • Jack Dangermond to receive UN top environment award for pioneering geo-spatial technology for conservation and development

    An environmental scientist and entrepreneur who revolutionized the use of geo-spatial technology for conservation is to receive the 2013 Champions of the Earth Award, the UN's highest environmental accolade. Jack Dangermond - who founded the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) with his wife Laura in 1969 - pioneered the use of Geographic Information System (GIS), which enables people ...

  • Bentley Acquires Microprotol to Extend AutoPIPE’s Market Leadership in High-pressure Plant Environments

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that it has acquired EuResearch, provider of Microprotol – a leading software application for the design and analysis of pressure vessels and heat exchangers. With this addition to its portfolio, Bentley extends its world-class ...


    By Bentley Systems Incorporated

  • Norfolk broads flood defences bolstered by GeoPDF

    The Broadland Flood Alleviation Scheme is a long-term project to provide a range of flood defence improvements, maintenance and emergency response services within the tidal areas of the rivers Yare, Bure and Waveney. Broadland Environmental Services Ltd (BESL), a joint-venture between Halcrow and BAM Nuttall Ltd., was chosen by the Environment Agency to undertake this 20 year public private ...


  • 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) ...

  • NOAA and Esri Agreement to Broaden Understanding of Environmental Change

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently signed an enterprise license agreement with Esri, the world leader in GIS technology. The agreement enables NOAA to continue building its GIS platform while maintaining data quality in bathymetry, climate and weather data, navigational charting, fisheries protection, natural resource management, marine ...


    By Esri

  • The sense and sensitivity of technology for all

    The dazzling prospect of environmental information technologies available to everyone in the world was conjured up at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi this week. The vision, however, comes with a caution. The optimistic scenario arises from a combination of geospatial technology and new online services, said Jack Dangermond, CEO and president of the US-based Environmental Systems Research ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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

  • Bentley Releases Bentley Water V8 XM Edition

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced the release of Bentley Water V8 XM Edition. This comprehensive water distribution design software helps engineers and GIS professionals in water utilities and municipalities design, document, and manage potable water distribution networks more efficiently. Bentley Water V8 XM provides all the capabilities of Bentley Map including map management, ...

  • New Esri Ocean Industry Manager Takes the Helm

    REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013/PRNewswire/ -- Esri has hired Drew Stephensto expand the market for GIS within the ocean industry. Esri, the world leader in GIS, has accelerated the development of its ocean technologies via the Esri Ocean GIS ...


    By Esri

  • Esri Supports Development of UCSB Ocean Use Application

    The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), has now officially launched SeaSketch, an ocean planning tool supported by Esri, the world leader in GIS. Conservationists, planners, and ocean resource managers will use the GIS application and Esri's ArcGIS Online to ...


    By Esri

  • Paraguayan Ambassador Visits Cranfield

    Cranfield University was delighted to welcome the Paraguayan Ambassador, Miguel Angel Solano López and the CEO of the Association Guyra Paraguay, Dr Alberto Yanosky to its campus on Friday (30 November) to meet with Cranfield academics involved in international research into biodiversity and ecosystem services. The visit follows a presentation in Brazil by Cranfield’s Dr Humberto ...


    By Cranfield University

  • 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. ...


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