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February 5, 2013

Geoscience Australia Deploys Altus High-Precision GNSS Surveying Instruments

Torrance, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013—Geoscience Australia has taken delivery of six APS-3G high-precision satellite surveying instruments from U.S. manufacturer Altus Positioning Systems. The Altus APS-3G GNSS RTK receivers are being used primarily for rapid-response surveying operations in the event of natural disasters such as earthquakes and floods, as well as daily surveying applications. The equipment

February 5, 2013

MAPPS Donates to Local Miami-Dade Community During Winter Conference

Sunny Isles, Fla., Jan. 29, 2013—How many geospatial professionals does it take to build a bicycle? That question was answered thirteen different ways today at the Trump International Resort in Sunny Isles, FL as members of a national trade association participated in a charity bike build. Although more than 120 people competed in teams, the

February 5, 2013

Nominations Sought for URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame

Des Plaines, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013—The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is seeking nominations for its GIS Hall of Fame. URISA established the GIS Hall of Fame to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the geospatial community. URISA Hall of Fame inductees are individuals or organizations whose pioneering work has moved

February 5, 2013

Astrium Wins ESA Contracts to Design
 Ariane 6 and Continue Ariane 5 ME Development

Paris, Jan. 30, 2013—The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded Astrium, Europe’s leading space technology company, €108 million worth of prime contractor agreements covering the development of the Ariane 6 and Ariane 5 ME launchers. The contracts follow on from the decisions reached at the ESA Ministerial Council meeting in Naples on 20-21 November 2012.

February 5, 2013

Midwest Aerial Buys Third Z/I Imaging DMC II 140 Camera from Leica Geosystems

Norcross, Ga., Jan. 31, 2013—Leica Geosystems Inc. today announced that Midwest Aerial Photography has purchased a third Leica Z/I Imaging DMC II 140 digital mapping camera. Midwest Aerial is now the only commercial imaging firm in the world to own and operate three DMC II systems. “We’ve seen the demand for DMC II imagery increase

February 5, 2013

Salt Lake Community College Receives Geospatial Grant

Salt Lake City, Jan. 30, 2013—Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is a partner in the $20 million National Information, Security, and Geospatial Technology Consortium. Funded by a U.S. Department of Labor grant, this partnership will help the College train people for new and emerging jobs in geospatial technologies. As a partner in grant, SLCC is

February 5, 2013

Cumberland Chapter of URISA Established

Bowling Green, Ky., Feb. 1, 2013—A group of 15 GIS Professionals met on Monday, January 28th, at the offices of Connected Nation, in Bowling Green, Kentucky and officially established the Cumberland Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). URISA “is a leading provider of learning and knowledge for the GIS community”.  The

February 5, 2013

Woolpert Partners with Parsons on $1.5 Billion FAA Contract

DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2013—Woolpert, a national geospatial, design and infrastructure management firm, announced today it was named a key teammate on the Parsons Government Services Inc. team to provide design, construction and geospatial support services on Parsons’ recently awarded four-year contract for Technical Support Services (TSSC) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with a

January 30, 2013

JLENS-Mounted Sensor Observes Role Players Planting Mock IED

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 14, 2013—A recent demonstration proved that operators can observe surface moving targets -- including a terrorist role-player planting an improvised explosive device -- in real time using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) MTS-B Multi-Spectral Targeting System mounted on the JLENS. During the Raytheon-funded demonstration, and despite heavy smoke from recent, naturally-occurring forest

January 30, 2013

When Disaster Strikes, Cloud GIS Helps Save Lives

AURORA, Colo., Jan. 22, 2013—People worried about getting caught in an earthquake will be relieved to know there’s an app for that. The iPhone app, Earthquake Buddy, which was recently featured at an IEEE conference, sends a warning email to those in 5.0 and higher earthquakes to alert them of impending danger. If users fail

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