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2012-05-05 23:02:09

Graduate Level Program is Designed for Professionals Seeking Practical Training in GIS Fresno, California (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 California State University, Fresno's Division of Continuing and Global Education has just announced a new online certificate program focusing on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), a field that uses digital technology to manage, map, analyze and display spatial information. The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate of Advanced Study incorporates...

2012-05-04 23:00:44

GeoTrellis enables analysis applications that have previously only been possible with a workstation GIS to be made available online and in mobile applications. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 Azavea, an award winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company announces the release of its newest open source product, GeoTrellis, a high performance geographic data processing engine. The company is releasing the product source code under the GNU General Public License...

2012-04-26 23:02:06

Two GIS students from the University of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to receive $5,000 each to perform pro bono geospatial analysis work for non-profits over the summer Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 Azavea, an award winning geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company announces the winners of its first Summer of Maps. Inspired by the Google Summer of Code, Azavea Summer of Maps is a program that offers $5,000 stipends to two student GIS...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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