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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...

2014-02-20 20:24:27

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denali Advanced Integration today announced it has hired Michael Leeper as Chief Technology Officer ( CTO ) . Denali Advanced Integration is one of the nation's top Solution Providers listed on The Channel Company's CRN Solution Provider 500, Tech 250 and 100 Fast Growth. Mr. Leeper has over 20 years of experience in the field of technology, project management and infrastructure development. Michael Leeper will be based out of the...

2013-11-19 23:29:17

Photo Science, Inc., a Quantum Spatial Company (Photo Science), has recently been awarded a major contract task order to provide the US Geological Survey (USGS) with high-resolution remote sensing data (airborne topographic LiDAR) for areas devastated by record flooding within the South Platte watershed in Colorado. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 November 19, 2013 – Photo Science, Inc. a Quantum Spatial Company (Photo Science), has recently been awarded a major contract task order...

Urban Residential Desert Landscapes Classified By Researchers
2013-11-19 12:45:38

American Society for Horticultural Science Information helps residents and planners create landscape budgets, manage water resources A new study contains valuable information for homeowners and horticulturalists that live and work in desert regions. The study, the first of its type to classify desert plants into nine common types, includes recommendations for helping to plan and integrate lower water-use plants into urban landscapes. Interestingly, the researchers also determined...

2013-10-16 23:26:08

RnRMarketResearch.com adds Latest Report on “LiDAR Market by Components (INS, Laser, GPS/GNSS, Camera, MEMS), Product Types (Airborne, Mobile, Terrestrial), Applications (Corridor Mapping, Forestry, Mining, Topographic Surveying, Volumetric Mapping) – Analysis & Forecast (2013 – 2018)” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 The term ‘LiDAR’ is an acronym for ‘Light Detection and Ranging’, which has been derived from the common term ‘RADAR’. LiDAR...

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...

CryoSat Maps The Ocean Floor
2012-05-29 03:11:36

CryoSat was launched in 2010 to measure sea-ice thickness in the Arctic, but data from the Earth-observing satellite have also been exploited for other studies. High-resolution mapping of the topography of the ocean floor is now being added to the ice mission´s repertoire. The main objective of the polar-orbiting CryoSat is to measure the thickness of polar sea ice and monitor changes in the ice sheets that blanket Greenland and Antarctica. But the satellite´s radar altimeter...

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...

Google Earth Ocean Terrain Receives Major Update
2012-02-04 03:58:41

Data from Scripps, NOAA sharpen resolution of seafloor maps, correct "discovery" of Atlantis Internet information giant Google updated ocean data in its Google Earth application this week, reflecting new bathymetry data assembled by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, NOAA researchers and many other ocean mapping groups from around the world. The newest version of Google Earth includes more accurate imagery in several key areas of ocean using data collected by research...