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2013-06-18 16:26:57

Middle Eastern Map Provider Expands Feature Coverage for Saudi Arabia through Esri Community Maps Program REDLANDS, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Farsi GeoTech, the oldest and biggest map provider in Saudi Arabia, has contributed feature data to the World Topographic Map through Esri's Community Maps Program. This contribution improves the quality and quantity of coverage for Saudi Arabia in Esri's World Topographic Map, one of several free basemap services Esri provides...

2013-06-18 08:33:51

Trimble Unifies Field Data Collection for Diverse Geospatial Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today TerraFlex(TM), a new software and services platform to manage data collection activities for everyday geospatial projects. Trimble® TerraFlex helps managers maintain control of the flow of geo-enabled field data. Two essential components comprise the TerraFlex platform--cloud services and a mobile app. With an online...

2013-06-18 08:33:45

DENVER, CO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Intermap (TSX: IMP), (ITMSF:BB), a leading provider of geospatial solutions on-demand created from its uniform, high-resolution 3D digital models of the earth's surface, today announced that the Company was awarded a US $905,000 task order from Dewberry Consultants LLC for the fifth phase expansion of its previously announced airborne radar mapping services project in Alaska. Additional contract funding for this project may occur at future...

2013-06-18 08:23:58

DENVER, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation ("Magellan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MPET) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Global Hunter Securities 100 Energy Conference to be held in Chicago, Illinois, on June 24 to 26, 2013. Tom Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at approximately 4:00 PM Central Time. Presentation materials will be available in the Investor Relations section...

2013-06-17 16:22:38

New Book Details How GIS Supports the Emergency Management Mission REDLANDS, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enabling Comprehensive Situational Awareness, the latest book from Esri Press, describes the benefits of integrating a geographic information system (GIS) with an emergency management common operating platform (COP). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/LA33359) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) The book explains how...

2013-06-17 08:20:28

Trimble's Latest Innovations in UAS Technology Provide an Integrated Solution for Surveyors and Geospatial Professionals SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today its next generation Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)--the Trimble® UX5 aerial imaging rover with the Trimble Access(TM) aerial imaging application. The new solution builds upon the strengths of its predecessor, the Trimble Gatewing X100, to offer enhanced image quality and...

Bing’s Bird’s Eye Gains 270TB Of Image Data
2013-06-12 16:10:07

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the map arms race, Microsoft looks to close the gap by adding close to 270 terabytes of data to Bird's Eye imagery, as well as other updates to Bing Maps. The update was introduced on Bing Blogs on Tuesday. Beefing up Bird's Eye data might be the biggest in the Bing Maps nest. The post states that 270 terabytes of data is the equivalent of 100,000 DVDs. Microsoft offered a few examples of new images, with high-resolution...

2013-06-11 23:19:20

Aero-Metric, Inc. (AeroMetric) was recently awarded a contract with the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo), within the state Office of Enterprise Technology, to provide 2013-2014 Digital Orthophotography for more than 40,000 square miles in Central and Northwest Minnesota. St.Paul, MN (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Aero-Metric, Inc. (AeroMetric) was recently awarded a contract with the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office (MnGeo), within the state Office of Enterprise Technology, to...

2013-06-10 16:29:16

Cisco Enhances Global Information Transparency throughout Its Service Supply Chain Using GIS and Location Analytics REDLANDS, Calif., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri announces that Warner De Gooijer, a strategic analyst with Cisco Systems, Inc., will be a featured plenary speaker at the Esri Business Summit to be held July 7-9, 2013, in San Diego, California. De Gooijer will be discussing how the Cisco Global Service Supply Chain (GSSC) has integrated the ArcGIS platform, making...

2013-06-07 23:02:43

Centrifuge Visual Analytics is helping to solve some of the most important problems in fraud, cyber and national security. McLean, VA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Centrifuge Systems today announced it has been selected by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor” in the respected analyst firm's annual report on Security Intelligence Vendors for 2013* that recognizes innovative and disruptive technology solutions in big-data analytics, particularly those that provide “contextual analysis of...


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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