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Trimble GPS Handhelds Support Green Initiatives for the City of Shanghai

Trimble GPS Handhelds Support Green Initiatives for the City of Shanghai

City of Shanghai implements environmentally conscious initiatives using Trimble GPS technology to improve the quality of life for city residents.  Guest article by Trimble. Over the past several years, City of Shanghai leaders have been focusing their efforts on creating a greener and more sustainable city. Being awarded the World […]

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GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans

GPS and GIS Technologies Speed Assessment of Historic Sites in Post-Katrina New Orleans

In this case study, FEMA and NPS collaborated on field assessment methodology to meet National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) requirements in post-Katrina New Orleans. 40,000 structures were assessed using Trimble GPS hardware and software integrated with ESRI ArcGIS for collection and management of cultural resource data.  Article by Robert Laudati, […]

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Real-time GPS Mapping and GIS Solution Aids Efficient Disaster Management

Real-time GPS Mapping and GIS Solution Aids Efficient Disaster Management

Saturday, February 7, 2009 will forever be known as Black Saturday in the state of Victoria, Australia. In the midst of a 10-year drought, a record-breaking heat wave descended upon the state, with temperatures exceeding 45 degrees Celsius (110-120 degrees Fahrenheit), breaking all-time record highs in some cities. Under these […]

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American Red Cross Uses Trimble Technology and RDMS to Speed Hurricane Disaster Relief

American Red Cross Uses Trimble Technology and RDMS to Speed Hurricane Disaster Relief

Since 1881, the American Red Cross has been the United State’s premier emergency response organization. In addition to offering neutral humanitarian care to the victims of war, the American Red Cross also distinguishes itself by aiding victims of devastating natural disasters, from floods to earthquakes to hurricanes. Each year, in […]

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Managing Auckland’s Roads With GPS

Managing Auckland’s Roads With GPS

In October 2008, the New Zealand Transport Agency formed the Auckland Motorway Alliance (AMA), a compilation of businesses, consultants, and transportation thought leaders tasked with managing Auckland’s motorway network. The consultants—chosen, in part, for their technology expertise—felt confident they would be able implement plans to manage the 186 mile (300 […]