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2012-03-28 10:24:17

REDLANDS, Calif., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Abu Dhabi Police (ADP) received the prestigious Esri Enterprise GIS Vision Award in recognition of its advanced Esri platform that improves key areas, such as crime prevention, security, and emergency management. The award was presented Tuesday, March 27, at the Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs, California. The annual Esri Partner Conference brings together global partners and distributors to celebrate their efforts and...

2012-03-27 10:24:55

REDLANDS, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Strauss Center's Climate Change and African Political Stability (CCAPS) program has implemented Esri technology to view how climate change impacts vulnerable populations in Africa. CCAPS created the dynamic mapping tool in partnership with AidData for use by researchers, policy makers, journalists, and citizens. Users can visualize any combination of CCAPS data on climate change, conflict, and aid on a map to discover how different...

2012-03-26 10:24:13

REDLANDS, Calif., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) ongoing commitment to support local and regional food systems, it recently released the KYF2 Compass Map. The interactive, web-based map provides information about these food systems and is a component of the Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass, announced by agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack and deputy secretary Kathleen Merrigan of the USDA. The map uses Esri's geographic information...

2012-03-19 10:26:11

REDLANDS, Calif., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri president Jack Dangermond affirmed his commitment to making map content accessible to everyone with a monetary donation to the OpenStreetMap Foundation. The OpenStreetMap Foundation's initiative, OpenStreetMap (OSM), strives to create and provide free geographic data, particularly street maps, for use worldwide. The mission of this nonprofit organization parallels Esri's efforts to empower people to share a common picture of the world...

2012-03-07 17:07:00

REDLANDS, Calif., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The GIS for the United Nations and the International Community Conference will take place April 3-5, 2012, at the World Meteorological Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Esri and United Nations Institute for Training and Research's (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) organized the conference to demonstrate and discuss the role of GIS in global challenges. Attendees will consider how GIS can...

2012-03-05 18:30:00

REDLANDS, Calif., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Woods Hole Research Center (WHRC) is using Esri's ArcGIS Online to make its new carbon stock datasets available to scientists and environmental experts throughout the world. Decision makers will be able to easily access this data and use GIS to study tropical forest carbon-density and change, which impacts the atmosphere and affects climate change. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "We at WHRC are proud to be at...

2012-03-01 13:46:00

REDLANDS, Calif., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri was named winner of a 2012 IBM Beacon Award for Best Industry Solutions for Government in recognition of Esri Maps for IBM Cognos. This honor is awarded each year to a select number of IBM business partners to recognize information technology excellence, commitment to skills attainment, industry knowledge, and innovative solutions based on IBM technology and services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO)...

2012-02-29 12:55:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri chief scientist Dawn J. Wright, PhD, has received the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Presidential Achievement Award. Presented at the AAG annual meeting on February 28, 2012, the award recognizes Wright's outstanding work as a scientist, researcher, author, and advocate for marine conservation and for her contributions to geographic science. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Dawn Wright is a...

2012-02-14 13:48:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deputy secretary of the US Department of the Interior David J. Hayes and US Department of Agriculture chief information officer Christopher L. Smith will give keynote addresses at the Esri Federal GIS Conference February 22-24 in Washington, DC. This event will bring together over 2,700 federal government professionals who use Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology in nearly every agency. (Logo:...

2012-01-24 13:41:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The government of Panama signed a memorandum of understanding with Esri to leverage geospatial technology in support of national development. The agreement affirms Panama's recognition of the value of geographic information systems (GIS) in improving decision making and infrastructure management throughout the country. Esri president Jack Dangermond and Eduardo E. Jaen, general administrator of Panama's National Authority for Government...