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2014-10-22 08:25:48

TULSA, Okla., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) has increased the partnership's quarterly cash distribution to 66.75 cents per unit for the period July 1 through Sept. 30, 2014, representing the 50(th) distribution increase since its initial public offering in 2001. The third-quarter 2014 distribution is 20% higher than the third-quarter 2013 distribution of 55.75 cents per unit and represents a 4% increase over the...

2014-10-17 12:33:52

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4npvcq/lidar_market) has announced the addition of the "LiDAR Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4npvcq/lidar_market ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is a...

2014-10-14 23:00:52

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WADFW) launched its web application, GoHunt, as a statewide interactive tool to access hunting information and harvest statistics. Timmons Group partnered with WADFW staff to provide design and development requirements for the new web and mobile-friendly application. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Timmons Group is pleased to announce that the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WADFW) launched its web application, GoHunt, as a...

2014-10-10 12:23:29

DUBLIN, Ireland, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jcx9fh/gis_market_in_the) has announced the addition of the "GIS Market in the EMEA Region 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jcx9fh/gis_market_in_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A GIS is a system or a set of tools used to interpret business and geospatial data. It...

2014-10-09 23:05:59

Through this partnership, Spatial Solutions will provide its customer base with Hexagon Geospatial’s server solutions, and GeoMedia products. NORCROSS, Ga (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with Spatial Solutions. Headquartered in Perth, Australia, Spatial Solutions and has been a trusted leading spatial services and consulting provider focused on the oil and gas, mining, environment, local and federal government sectors. For the last eight years...

2014-10-09 08:29:25

'Sanborn Online' Transforms the Way Customers Can Select and Purchase Data COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of Sanborn Online, The Sanborn Map Company, Inc., (Sanborn) has streamlined the way its customers can purchase the firm's world-class collection of digital 3-D building data. Sanborn Online, the official digital storefront for Sanborn-acquired data, lets customers view available metropolitan areas and data types, select the data they...

2014-10-08 16:21:05

RESTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From command and control and cyber solutions to aircrew training and intelligence systems, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will showcase a range of innovative technologies and capabilities in Booth #851, Hall A at the 2014 AUSA (Association of the United States Army) Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held on Oct. 13-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. In addition, Leidos will showcase advanced cybersecurity and intelligence...

2014-10-07 12:21:32

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global GIS Market in the Transportation Industry 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 A GIS is a system or a set of tools used to interpret business and geospatial data. It integrates hardware, software, and data for processing business and geographically referenced data. This system digitizes the received geospatial data and processes them to...

2014-10-07 08:35:05

BERLIN, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a new version of its photogrammetric software suite--Inpho® version 6.0, which provides highly automated workflows for photogrammetry and remote sensing professionals so they can process thousands of airborne images with high precision. Inpho version 6.0 increases efficiency by reducing project turnaround times and improves the quality of deliverables via new automated and interactive tools and satellite...

2014-10-07 08:35:04

Simplified, Streamlined and Efficient Analysis of Earth Observation Data BERLIN, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today eCognition® Essentials, a new software solution for geospatial and remote sensing professionals performing land cover mapping tasks using satellite imagery. eCognition Essentials offers an intuitive image analysis solution that allows users of all levels to quickly produce high-quality, Geographic Information System (GIS)-ready...


Latest Cartography Reference Libraries

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

Equator
2013-02-19 15:46:08

An equator is the intersection of a sphere’s surface with the plane that is perpendicular to the sphere’s axis of rotation and midway between the poles. The Equator is normally referred to the Earth’s equator: an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, separating the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. Other planets and astronomical bodies have equators that are similarly defined. The Equator is approximately...

Arctic Circle
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Arctic Circle -- The Arctic (Land of the Midnight Sun) is the area around the earth's North Pole while antarctic is in South Pole. It includes parts of Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Lapland and Svalbard as well as the Arctic Ocean. The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. Everything north of this circle is known as the Arctic, and the zone just to the south of this circle is the Northern Temperate Zone. This is the parallel of...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.