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2012-08-13 06:26:31

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the agency's first-ever crowdsourcing initiative to clean and map development data such as guarantees, loans disbursed, and available financing. Volunteers used a simple crowdsourcing tool created with Esri technology to find the required location information. This data can now be easily visualized on an Esri Story Map and in ArcGIS Online, providing better insight for the...

2012-08-08 10:26:54

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri today announced the launch of a new web portal that supplies search and rescue (SAR) personnel with GIS tools, educational materials, and a virtual community for learning and sharing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "The launch of the MapSAR website is the result of a community of search and rescue personnel linked together by their use of GIS," says Russ Johnson, global director of disaster response for...

2012-06-18 10:26:14

REDLANDS, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Establishing a countrywide spatial data infrastructure (SDI) helps European Union (EU) member states create and share Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE)-compliant data and services. At the INSPIRE Conference 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey, from June 23 to 27, 2012, Esri staff will be showcasing SDI solutions (including ArcGIS for INSPIRE) that European countries can use to ensure that data, services, and metadata comply with...

2012-05-29 10:25:12

REDLANDS, Calif., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri will closely support the US Agency for International Development (USAID) at the agency's first-ever crowdsourcing initiative to make international development data accessible and transparent. The initiative will kick off at the USAID Innovation Lab in Washington, DC, at noon on Friday, June 1, 2012, and continue virtually until Sunday, June 3. Esri will participate in the event and provide a platform via ArcGIS Online that USAID can use to...

2012-05-07 10:26:41

REDLANDS, Calif., May 07, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Government, commercial businesses, community leaders, nongovernmental organizations, and the academic community will gain an understanding of the breadth of geographic information system (GIS) solutions available for implementing a spatial data infrastructure (SDI) at the Global Geospatial Conference 2012 (GSDI 13) being held May 14-17, 2012, in Quebec City, Canada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) The...

2012-03-26 10:24:13

REDLANDS, Calif., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) ongoing commitment to support local and regional food systems, it recently released the KYF2 Compass Map. The interactive, web-based map provides information about these food systems and is a component of the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass, announced by agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack and deputy secretary Kathleen Merrigan of the USDA. The map uses Esri's geographic information...

2012-03-05 18:30:00

REDLANDS, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) is using Esri's ArcGIS Online to make its new carbon stock datasets available to scientists and environmental experts throughout the world. Decision makers will be able to easily access this data and use GIS to study tropical forest carbon-density and change, which impacts the atmosphere and affects climate change. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "We at WHRC are proud to be at...

2012-02-14 13:48:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deputy secretary of the US Department of the Interior David J. Hayes and US Department of Agriculture chief information officer Christopher L. Smith will give keynote addresses at the Esri Federal GIS Conference February 22-24 in Washington, DC. This event will bring together over 2,700 federal government professionals who use Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology in nearly every agency. (Logo:...

2012-01-24 13:41:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The government of Panama signed a memorandum of understanding with Esri to leverage geospatial technology in support of national development. The agreement affirms Panama's recognition of the value of geographic information systems (GIS) in improving decision making and infrastructure management throughout the country. Esri president Jack Dangermond and Eduardo E. Jaen, general administrator of Panama's National Authority for Government...

2011-12-06 13:56:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Eye on Earth Summit Esri will describe how cloud GIS is positioned to create an international geospatial platform for sharing environmental data and designing solutions. Also former US president Bill Clinton, Esri president Jack Dangermond, and European Environment Agency (EEA) director Jacquelyn McGlade will join other renowned speakers to present the value of accessible data for international collaboration and decision...