May, 2011


GIS Learning

GIS News: Bentley, SuperGeo, SatNav, Urban Mapping

GIS News: Bentley, SuperGeo, SatNav, Urban Mapping

Bentley Systems, GAF, SuperGeo, SatNav, and Urban Mapping provide today’s geospatial industry news. Bentley Systems has issued a call for entries for its 2011 Be Inspired Awards. All nominees in this year’s program will receive an invitation to the Be Inspired: Thought Leadership in Infrastructure event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Nov. 8 […]

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Mosquito Mapping

Mosquito Mapping

Mosquito-borne diseases such as Chikungunya, Dengue, and West Nile Virus are increasingly affecting populations across Europe.  Habitat, climate, weather and wind patterns, proximity to water bodies, land use and vegetation are factors being used to accurately map out mosquito distributions in Europe.  The effort, called VECMAP, uses known parameters affecting mosquito distribution […]

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GIS News: OGC's New Fee Structure, MapSuite 5.0, Geospatial Conferences

GIS News: OGC's New Fee Structure, MapSuite 5.0, Geospatial Conferences

Map Suite 5.0 has been released by ThinkGeo.  Features in the release include native TAB file support, the all-new map legend feature, enhanced projection metadata support, International Date Line wrapping, OpenLayers 2.10. Member fee for developing countries have been reduced by OGC.  The new fee structure is based on the World […]

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GIS News: Esri's Louisiana local impact map, Arclogistics Update, Esri UC 2011

GIS News: Esri's Louisiana local impact map, Arclogistics Update, Esri UC 2011

In news from Esri: visit the Louisiana local impact map, ArcLogistics has an update, and save $200 off the Esri User Conference fee by registering before Friday, May 20th. The Louisiana local impact map from Esri shows age and population for each parish in the FEMA 100 year flood zone. Click […]

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GIS News: OGC Webinar, MundoGEO#Connect, iSpatial, and SuperGIS Server 3

GIS News: OGC Webinar, MundoGEO#Connect, iSpatial, and SuperGIS Server 3

GIS industry news today includes an invitation from OGC to participate in its webinar, free fair admission to MundoGEO#Connect’s, and the announcement of a new contract from iSpatial. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites professionals in local and subnational (county, state, province, etc.) governments to participate in a free webinar: “Location Standards – […]

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Whole Body Imagery Analysis

Whole Body Imagery Analysis

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking for an out-of-the-box solution for analyzing satellite imagery with its Request for Proposal entitled “Novel Methods of Interacting with Overhead Imagery for Broad-Area Search.” The stated objective of NGA11-002 is “Design, develop and implement novel methods for interacting with imagery and image exploitation software […]

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GIS Talks from Redlands

GIS Talks from Redlands

There are some interesting talks available online from Redlands GIS Week.  The event was held this past February at Esri’s headquarters in Redlands, California.  The week was focused on discussing the current and future state of Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI).  Over three days, a series of workshop and talks focusing […]