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2014-07-21 08:29:10

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Electronic Cartography Market by Application, Components, Marine Electronic Navigation Systems, Aviation Electronic Navigation Systems, Marine Electronic Charts Licensing Mode, Geography - Forecast and Analysis,...

2014-07-16 23:11:43

PenBay Solutions is thrilled to be recognized together with the City of New York Fire Department for a 2014 Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) award. The award will presented on Wednesday, July 16th at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, and the City of New York Fire Department (FDNY) were selected out of 100,000 Esri clients...

2014-07-15 23:09:09

Provides Agencies, Merchants and Publishers With a Deeper Geographic Understanding for Location-based Marketing & Tools for Optimization San Diego, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Moasis Global, creators of the Intelligent Location Engine™ marketing platform, announced a partnership with Esri to provide marketers with consumer segmentation data that classifies US neighborhoods into market segments based on socioeconomic and demographic factors. By integrating Esri’s Tapestry data...

2014-07-15 16:29:47

Users of Esri ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1 and Above Easily Can Browse and Import Oblique Imagery Into the Workflow COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of viewing and working with oblique aerial imagery now are available to users with the latest versions of ArcGIS for Desktop geographic information system (GIS) software. The Sanborn Map Company's Oblique Analyst tool lets users leverage the multiple-view advantages of the company's Oblique Imagery Solutions...

2014-07-14 23:00:39

First Partner in Australia to Distribute ERDAS IMAGINE® and ERDAS IMAGINE Photogrammetry Products Norcross, GA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with Geoimage to distribute ERDAS IMAGINE® and ERDAS IMAGINE Photogrammetry in Australia. Headquartered in Australia, Geoimage is a leading independent specialist in satellite imagery and geospatial solutions. With decades of experience working within the mining, engineering, oil and gas, agricultural,...

2014-07-14 12:25:43

AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions delivers insight into the future use of weather information to create sustainable competitive business advantages. STATE COLLEGE, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions (AES) is partnering with leading Geographic Information System (GIS) solutions supplier Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri) at the 2014 International User Conference, taking a leadership role to benefit this week's event. AccuWeather's Chief...

2014-07-11 23:07:19

The FISDM Technical Committee is pleased to announce the facilities information spatial data model (FISDM). FISDM is the next generation of the BISDM (building interior space data model) initiative originally launched by PenBay Solutions as an open source project in 2007. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Geographic information systems (GIS) are technologies with many practical uses for facility managers. GIS allows users to view, understand, question, interpret and visualize data in...

2014-07-10 23:00:30

Timmons Group was chosen to develop the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Management Activity Project Planning and Event Reporter MAPPER, (CalMAPPER). CalMAPPER is a web-based portal that tracks the agency’s on-the-ground implementations and activities to manage the funds being used. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 After a competitive selection process, Timmons Group was chosen to develop the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL...

2014-07-09 23:11:51

PenBay Solutions is pleased to announce InVision 1.5, which introduces several new features and enhancements with an emphasis on mobile capabilities. InVision 1.5 software continues to bring the visualization and analytical power of GIS (geographic information systems) to facility management and public safety data and workflows. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 PenBay Solutions, the leading developer of GIS-based facility management and public safety software, is introducing InVision...

2014-07-07 23:07:19

Jim Kwolek, former NGA SES, joins NT Concepts as Vice President of Strategic Planning. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Following a distinguished 33-year career in the Defense and Intelligence Community, concluding as a Senior Executive at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA), Jim Kwolek joins NT Concepts as Vice President for Strategic Planning. In this key role, Jim will shape and execute the company's growth strategy in the National System for Geospatial Intelligence...


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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