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2014-04-11 10:13:44

Stowers investigators reveal a developmental switch in targeting capacity of olfactory neurons The human nose expresses nearly 400 odorant receptors, which allow us to distinguish a large number of scents. In mice the number of odor receptors is closer to 1000. Each olfactory neuron displays only a single type of receptor and all neurons with the same receptors are connected to the same spot, a glomerulus, in the brain. This convergence, or wiring pattern, is often described as an...

2014-03-18 16:20:38

New Premium Layer Adds Private Ownership, APN and Parcel Boundaries Information to USGS/USFS Topographic Maps, USDA Aerial Imagery and US-based Satellite Maps SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today a new premium map layer that adds private land ownership, Assessor's Parcel Number (APN) and parcel boundaries on topographic and satellite maps from MyTopo. The layer option is available via MyTopo's popular print-on-demand Website...

2013-09-10 08:21:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat is pleased to announce that it has completed satellite topography mapping of Oil Search's Taza Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, using stereo satellite photos from the high-resolution Pléiades 1A and 1B imaging satellites. Pléiades 1A and 1B are the world's newest 50cm resolution satellites. The satellite topography mapping consists of an elevation point every meter and contours with 1 meter elevation intervals.  Based on...

2013-05-14 08:21:25

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat is pleased to announce that it has completed satellite topography mapping of WesternZagros's Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, using stereo satellite photos from the high-resolution Pleiades 1A and 1B imaging satellites. Pleiades 1A and 1B are the world's newest 50cm resolution satellites. The satellite topography mapping consists of an elevation point every meter and contours with 1 meter elevation intervals.  Based on...

2012-12-11 08:32:53

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today Trimble Outdoors(TM) Elite, a comprehensive membership program for outdoor enthusiasts. The Elite membership provides access to more than 2,500 best-in-class topo map bundles that can be stored on smartphones and tablets. In addition, Elite members can view public land boundaries in 46 states, see real-time weather and scout trips with a new online mapping tool. "From trip planning to offline digital...

2012-05-08 02:36:51

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, a leader of innovative GPS devices for vehicles, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced the availability of National Geographic's TOPO!, the most detailed outdoor recreation topographic maps of the U.S., for its Magellan® eXplorist® 310, 510, 610 and 710 GPS devices. The combination of Magellan's eXplorist handheld GPS devices and TOPO! provides consumers with a best-in-class navigation experience to...

2012-04-19 02:34:01

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MyTopo, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB), today released Terrain Navigator Pro 9.1. The new version of the popular mapping software provides a complete multi-year library of topographic maps and aerial photographs as well as up-to-date road and street networks. Professionals, from foresters to realtors to search-and-rescue teams and scientists, can now view multiple editions of aerial photographs, dating from 2003 to the most current, and...

2011-11-15 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today introduced a new large-format, map-printing service for the construction, surveying, agriculture, and field research trades. The new service is available through MyTopo, a Trimble company, at www.MyTopo.com. MyTopo's Website has a simple five-step process to design custom maps for areas in the U.S. and Canada. Base map options include U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Department of Natural Resources Canada...

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2009-06-30 11:04:16

The U.S. and Japanese space agencies have produced a digital topographic map of Earth that covers more of our planet than ever. The map was created from nearly 1.3 million individual stereo-pair images collected by the Japanese Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer that's aboard NASA's Terra satellite. This is the most complete, consistent global digital elevation data yet made available to the world, said Woody Turner, NASA program scientist. Mike Abrams, the...