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  • Baltimore region embraces program to locate, map, assess and repair water distribution assets

    Over the past decade, the City of Baltimore has seen vast improvements in control point operability and system sustainability of its water distribution assets. The report card is looking better each year. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works shoulders a big responsibility.  The Department provides 265 million gallons of water daily to 1.8 million ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Tripod Data Systems Introduces SOLO Forest GIS Mapping Software

    Tripod Data Systems (TDS) today introduced SOLO Forest™ GIS mapping software. SOLO Forest is designed specifically for forestry applications, and includes the features, functions and terminology foresters commonly use in the field. “While foresters have been using GIS software for some time, they have had to navigate through complex menus and toolbars to access the functions they need,” said ...


  • FIND Maps Releases OceanWise Marine Data and Maps

    FIND Maps (www.findmaps.co.uk), the UK's most advanced online mapping website for professionals, is now authorized to deliver OceanWise marine datasets. These comprise an international range of Georeferenced Raster GeoTiffs as well as OceanWise Marine Themes (GIS compatible vector data). The Marine Themes datasets are compiled using authoritative data from the UK and other Hydrographic Offices. ...

  • Soil maps generate reliable quaternary geologic map

    Geologists, archeologists, anthropologists, ecologists, engineers, and natural resource managers routinely use National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) data across field sciences. Researchers at Iowa State University decided to test the reliability of this data as applied in geology, and sought to create the best possible Quaternary geology map of the Des Moines Lobe solely using NCSS data. Their ...

  • Making History Again: Louisville Water Deploys Purerobotics for PCCP Condition Assessment and GIS Mapping

    To many history buffs, “the prettiest ornamental water tower and pumping station” in the U.S. belongs to Louisville Water Company (Louisville Water). In 1860, the water company, which today provides water to more than 850,000 people in Louisville, Kentucky and surrounding communities, built its first water tower and ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Explorer for ArcGIS Brings GIS to Everyone

    Esri recently released the definitive GIS app for everyone to access and share maps on their smartphone and tablet. Called Explorer for ArcGIS, the app has a modern, easy-to-use interface that allows non-GIS professionals to be productive immediately. The initial release of the app is available on iOS, with an Android version to come in a future release. ...


    By Esri

  • Mapping and analysis for Australia floods

    Esri has developed a web application that provides mapping and analysis to enhance Australia flood information supplied through the Ushahidi social network. The network allows people to report incidents via SMS, e-mail, or the web. The information is categorized and analysed using geographic information systems (GIS) technology to provide hot spot visualisation. By combining web GIS capabilities ...

  • Mapping pesticide contamination risk

    A new computerised tool helps regulators identify water sources at risk of pesticide contamination. The tool can be used to produce maps indicating water bodies at risk of contamination by taking into account: adjacent land-use, the concentration of pesticides in the environment and biological indicators of contamination. Protection of water resources is a key priority for the EU and water bodies ...

  • King County, Washington, grows GIS with Esri ELA

    King County, Washington, the nation's fourteenth most-populous county and home to Microsoft, Amazon.com, Boeing, and Starbucks, has signed an enterprise license agreement (ELA) with Esri to better support the county's geographic information system (GIS) programs and initiatives. The majority of King County's departments have used Esri's ArcGIS software for many years to improve operations and the ...


    By Esri

  • 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) ...

  • GIS/CAD services from VISIONS GRAPHICS

    Visions Graphics (p) Ltd. is a leading global provider of non-exclusive Seismic data, full service professional GIS & land Surveying Company.We are committed to raise the Standards of the Geospatial domain & land Surveying Profession by using Modern Technology and associated products to the oil and gas industry.Visions Graphics is a Geophysical Company, Licenses seismic data and Maintain ...


    By VISIONS GRAPHICS

  • AgTerra Launches New Mapping Software

    AgTerra Technologies of Sheridan, Wyoming announces the release of MapItFast, new mapping software for Android tablet and smartphone devices. MapItFast allows users to easily map points, lines, and areas (including user labels and descriptions) based upon their current GPS location. Features are placed on background street maps and/or aerial imagery. Pictures from any camera may also be ...


    By Marketwire

  • Support community mapping for climate adaptation

    Improving access to information technology can help communities assess their own vulnerability and boost local planning, says John Waugh. Climate change affects virtually all of the natural systems necessary for human survival. It has implications for water supply, food production, health and physical ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EagleView Quarry - GIS for Quarry/Aggregate pits package

    GIS and Mapping Solutions that work for your aggregate business. When you operate an aggregate pit, up-to-date, accurate information is vital to ensuring efficient management. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), our experienced GIS experts can provide you with aerial imaging, 2D and 3D mapping and slope analysis, volume data, and reporting in less than half the time that ground-based surveying ...


    By AEL Environment

  • Noise Mapping and Planning For Non-Acousticians

    New software is available for those who may not have in-depth knowledge of acoustics but want accurate results of a noise calculation in the smallest amount of time, with the maximum amount of professionalism. SoundPLAN-essential was conceived with this in mind. SoundPLAN-essential is a compact version of SoundPLAN, known for its power, fast data processing and graphics. It is said ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • EarthSoft announces new ESRI GIS module and features

    EarthSoft today announces several new GIS module improvements, including a new EQuIS for ArcGIS Server web GIS Enterprise module. Spider Diagrams EQuIS for ArcGIS can now produce “Spider Diagrams”, also called “Chem Data Boxes” -- advanced labeling tools for re-arranging and re-sizing cross-tab labels driven by data queries. Several EQuIS clients have requested Spider Diagrams in the past, ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

  • 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

  • EagleView Environment - GIS for development and environmental sites

    GIS and  Mapping  Solutions that work for your site. When you are making decisions about your site, an in-depth understanding and visualization of site features adds confidence to your decision-making. Using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), our experienced GIS experts can provide you with aerial imaging, 2D and 3D mapping and environmental analysis, volume data, and reporting in less ...


    By AEL Environment

  • Mobile GIS for coastal ecology and Wetland investigation

    SuperGeo Technologies develops a mobile GIS application for investigating the ecological environment in Hsiang-Shan Wetland, Taiwan. Using the collected data, analysts can effectively predict the impacts on the environment from economical development and meanwhile monitor the carrying capacity of development. Hsiang-Shan Wetland is ...

  • Using GIS tools to analyze, compute, and predict pollution

    Preterm birth, the leading cause of neonatal mortality in the U.S., may be associated with exposure to legacy and emergent contaminants in the environment. Puerto Rico has one of the highest rates of preterm birth, as well as density of Superfund Sites in the United States. As part of NIEHS’s Superfund Research Program, the Puerto Rico Test site for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT) ...


    By EarthSoft, Inc

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