April, 2007


GIS Software

Mapping Genocide

Mapping Genocide

Google has announced a joint venture with the Holocaust Memorial Museum with the goal of using their Google Earth technology to further awareness of the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. In addition to the access to Google’s satellite imagery of the region, the Museum has contributed numerous photos, […]

GIS Data

Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) Outreaches to Local Government Web Mapping Services Important Towards Building National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) Outreaches to Local Government Web Mapping Services Important Towards Building National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)

The Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) project encourages local governments to register and publish metadata for web mapping services on the GOS portal at www.geodata.gov.  Increased availability of data and web mapping services through the GOS portal significantly supports local, state, tribal, and federal governments, and improves homeland security and disaster relief […]

GPS

Trimble Launches Premium GPS Content Layer for Google Earth

Trimble Launches Premium GPS Content Layer for Google Earth

GPS Layer Provides Highly Accurate Outdoor Fitness and Adventure Data, Along with Complete Multimedia Experience for GPS-Enabled Mobile Phones SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 12, 2007 Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today launched the first multimedia layer of GPS-based adventure details for Google Earth. The layer incorporates interactive information from the Trimble Outdoors™ catalog […]

Maps and Cartography

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Join in Online Darfur Mapping Initiative

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Join in Online Darfur Mapping Initiative

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum today joined with Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) to unveil an unprecedented online mapping initiative aimed at furthering awareness and action in the Darfur region of Sudan. Crisis in Darfur, enables more than 200 million Google Earth™ mapping service users worldwide to visualize and better understand […]