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2011-07-14 13:36:00

REDLANDS, Calif., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri acknowledged the achievements of more than 140 domestic and international organizations with the Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards ceremony at the annual Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards acknowledge innovative and intelligent applications of geographic information system (GIS) technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) Organizations from around...

2011-07-11 16:24:00

SAN DIEGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri has acquired Procedural, one of the world's leading software companies for creating stunning 3D urban environments from typical 2D data. Urban planners, architects, video game developers, and movie studios around the world use Procedural's CityEngine product to create 3D cities at any resolution. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) Esri will integrate CityEngine into ArcGIS, allowing ArcGIS users to create and...

2011-06-16 13:43:00

REDLANDS, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean scientist, geographer, and geographic information system (GIS) author Dawn J. Wright will join Esri as its chief scientist on October 3, 2011. She will help formulate and advance the intellectual agenda for the environmental, conservation, climate, and ocean sciences aspect of Esri's work while also representing Esri to the national/international scientific community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO)...

2011-05-03 13:34:00

REDLANDS, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Working in close collaboration with the US Department of the Interior (DOI), Esri is pleased to announce the release of Landsat image services. These provide access to almost four decades' worth of Global Land Survey (GLS) Landsat data developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and DOI's US Geological Survey. Esri provides access to the full multispectral, multitemporal Landsat data for free on ArcGIS Online as...

2011-04-25 14:49:00

REDLANDS, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri has signed an agreement with NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data to provide worldwide map data on ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Data Appliance. This is useful for organizations that depend on up-to-date, high-quality basemap data for routing and other location-finding tasks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Esri and NAVTEQ share a solid vision for providing a worldwide...

2011-04-14 13:00:00

HERNDON, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, announced today that Esri has signed a strategic contract to license a large amount of GeoEye's high-resolution IKONOS archive imagery. Esri, based in Redlands, Calif., will blend this highly accurate imagery with its current imagery data from multiple sensors to produce a global, static cache map layer. This imagery base layer will be displayed and served to...

2011-02-03 10:13:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mapping the Nation: GIS for Federal Progress and Accountability, the latest offering from Esri Press, presents a dynamic collection of maps that graphically illustrate some of the many ways geographic information system (GIS) technology is currently being used throughout the federal government. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/LA41734) The book is divided into seven strategic areas of government that use maps created with...

2011-01-25 16:00:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri announced today that Microsoft has selected ArcGIS as a foundation for viewing geospatial information within the DataMarket in Windows Azure Marketplace. Application developers and end users will be able to select the data they need in DataMarket, view it on a map, and analyze the data with advanced geospatial tools from Esri to make better, more informed decisions. DataMarket is a marketplace for delivering high-quality information,...

2011-01-19 16:54:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vast amounts of data, along with instant reports and online maps, are now available through Esri's web-based Community Analyst. With this new tool, government agencies, civic organizations, and policy makers can quickly explore the geographic characteristics of any area and develop the right strategies for policies and resource allocation. "Fostering a better understanding of the unique characteristics of communities enables organizations to...


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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