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2014-09-15 23:07:56

Woolpert, a national A&E, geospatial firm headquartered in Dayton, announced it has been awarded a contract with the ninth largest transit system in North America. Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has selected Woolpert to provide geospatial surveying services that will generate highly accurate, three-dimensional digital models of all the agency’s assets. DAYTON, Ohio (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Woolpert, a national A&E, geospatial firm headquartered in Dayton,...

2014-09-10 12:21:23

DALLAS, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPERALIS HOLDING Corp. (IMHC.PK) announced the purchase of 100% of the common stock of Locate 1 Plus, Inc. Locate 1 Plus, a privately owned Nevada Corporation, with offices in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of GPS-based tracking and location services to consumers, commercial businesses and governmental entities, especially law enforcement units. The Locate 1 Plus also targets internet consumer sales and specializes in "Teen Tracking"; a...

2014-08-22 08:26:21

Contractors can Increase Equipment Uptime and Reduce Costs with Trimble Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today three new asset inspection software solutions for heavy civil contractors--Trimble(®) Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager. Trimble Inspector is a free mobile app that allows equipment managers to easily inspect assets in real-time using their...

2014-08-14 23:05:14

Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In yet another innovative application of LiDAR technology, Boston-based Essess (http://www.essess.com) has deployed Velodyne HDL-32 LiDAR sensors to help public utilities meet energy efficiency goals via advanced 3D thermal imaging. A hardware and software technology company, Essess provides drive-by thermal imaging capabilities that enable utility and government clients to...

2014-08-12 23:12:42

University of Akron Graduate Joshua G. Carpenter has joined KS Associates' Survey Group to provide responsive, quality surveying, mapping and 3D laser scanning services. Elyria, Ohio (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 KS Associates, Inc., a civil engineering and land surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, announces the appointment of Joshua G. Carpenter to the firm’s Survey Group. The KS Associates Survey Group provides responsive, quality surveying and 3D laser scanning services to public...

2014-08-06 16:20:54

Solutions Company to Provide Hydrographic Surveying Services RESTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Coast Survey (OCS) to provide hydrographic surveying services. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year period of performance and a total contract value of...

2014-08-05 16:29:28

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 294 acres of productive McLean County farmland will sell at auction Friday, Sept. 12, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the land and managing the auction. "It isn't every day you see a Central Illinois farm like this with good soils, an excellent productivity record and on-site grain storage and sheds, as well as a house," said Kenny Schum, the Murray Wise Associates agent managing the auction. "The auction includes...

2014-07-31 23:23:31

Fenstermaker confirms the opening of its newest office location in Cambridge, Ohio, offering the full scope of its survey & mapping, engineering, environmental and advanced technology abilities to clients both established and new. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Fresh on the heels of announcing the ribbon cutting ceremony for its office in Lakes Charles, Louisiana, Fenstermaker confirms that a new location has been established in Cambridge, Ohio. Providing energy services to a growing number of...

2014-07-24 12:21:02

A CIDCO project could help chart Canada's northern waters RIMOUSKI, QC, July 24, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, and Jean Laflamme, General Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for the Development of Ocean Mapping (CIDCO), are proud to announce that their organizations will be working together to develop a new method for underwater surveying (also known as bathymetric surveying) using floatplanes. In the coming weeks, testing under actual conditions...

2014-07-23 08:33:52

Piling Contractors Can Now Realize Increased Productivity with Trimble 3D Machine Control SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Trimble(®) DPS900 Piling System, a dedicated, land-based 3D machine control system for a variety of piling machine makes and models. The accuracy of the system allows piling contractors to increase operational efficiency and reduce costs for building structural foundations, retaining walls, coffer dams,...


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Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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