Latest Geographic information systems Stories

2012-02-14 12:37:59

An interactive web tool has been developed to improve the accuracy and extent of global land use and forest cover information. The new ℠Geo-Wiki´ uses Google Earth and  information provided by a global network of volunteers to fill in ℠data gaps´ and to verify existing land cover information. Developers this week have launched a Geo-Wiki competition to raise awareness of the tool and to encourage community involvement in environmental monitoring. Access to...

2011-11-29 18:30:00

The Center is working with Timmons Group to develop a pilot project which will produce SENTINEL, a situational awareness web viewer that allows staff to view local computer aided dispatch (CAD) calls in context with other state and federal data feeds. The SENTINEL application will be built on the Timmons Group VizOpâs framework for emergency management situational awareness. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Timmons Group, a leader in geospatial consulting and application...

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...

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