Latest Geographic information systems Stories

2011-11-16 08:00:00

Sessions will be presented by Esriâs top technical executives and their development partners - Woolpert, Inc., PenBay Solutions, and Spatial Systems Associates, Inc. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Esri, widely recognized as the technical and market leader in GIS (geographic information systems) software, is presenting new technology user sessions at Ecobuild®America, Washington, D.C. December 5-9, 2011. The Tech User Sessions are matchless opportunities for...

2011-11-07 08:00:00

The health care industry is using GIS to save lives and American Sentinel University has identified four ways GIS is improving the health care industry and why the need for GIS professionals will be even greater as organizations harness the data integration and spatial visualization power of GIS. Learn more about American Sentinel Universityâs GIS degrees at http://www.americansentinel.edu/online-degree/bachelor-degree-online/bachelor-gis-degree.php AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) November...

Image 1 - Terra And ASTER Provide Improved Topographic Earth Map
2011-10-17 14:34:29

NASA and Japan released a significantly improved version of the most complete digital topographic map of Earth on Monday, produced with detailed measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft. The map, known as a global digital elevation model, was created from images collected by the Japanese Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer, or ASTER, instrument aboard Terra. So-called stereo-pair images are produced by merging two slightly offset two-dimensional images to create...

2011-09-16 07:00:00

Learn the top 5 skills needed to be successful in a GIS career in American Sentinel Universityâs free Webinar, â˜Top Five Skills You Need to be Successful in a GIS Careerâ on September 27 at 1p.m. EDT featuring Dr. Kerski, education manager for Esri and Dr. Devon Cancilla, Dean of business and technology for American Sentinel University discussing the importance of furthering GIS education, the growing and evolving technology and industry and...

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