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China’s Geoinformation Industry to Touch $6.6 Billion: Official

Beijing, Nov 10, 2015 – China’s geoinformation industry is booming with the output value expected to touch 360 billion yuan (USD 56.6 billion) this year, an increase of 22 per

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GIS Partnership to Aid Removal of Land Mines

Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining to Employ Latest Esri Mapping Technology in Worldwide Efforts Redlands, California—Esri and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) signed a memorandum of


Geospatial Technologies Picking Up Greater Momentum

With the advancement in Remote Sensing and development in Geographic Information System and Global Positioning System, the applications of Geospatial Technologies in various fields have picked up greater momentum, a

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Bring Spatial Skills to Canadian Children, Become a GIS Ambassador

Geospatial professionals, educators & students encouraged to help youth develop problem-solving skills using technology Spatial thinking involves understanding the relationships between objects based on their location and learning the importance


Interactive Tool to Access and Track Live, Wildfire Information

Free, Public Tool Consolidates Information to Provide Up-to-Date Disaster Snapshot WASHINGTON, D.C., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 — The American Red Cross has launched an interactive online map that consolidates multiple

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National Audubon Society Honored for Outstanding Application of GIS in Conservation

Esri Recognizes Nonprofit for Empowering Hemispheric Conservation Network with Applied Geography Redlands, California—The National Audubon Society, the century-old conservation group devoted to protecting bird populations and habitats throughout the Americas,

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Esri Publishes Getting to Know ArcGIS, Fourth Edition

Use the Workbook and Exercises to Get Started Making Maps and Analyzing Data Learn the fundamentals of making digital maps, analyzing geospatial data, and building and editing spatial databases using

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New State Map from Indiana Geological Survey Makes Use of High-Res Imaging

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The Indiana Geological Survey has published a new state map that features the latest digital technology using high-resolution elevation data. The map was prepared using lidar data

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Paul Scarponcini Receives OGC’s Gardels Award

At the June meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC(R)) Technical Committee in Boulder, Colorado, USA, Paul Scarponcini, PE, PhD received the OGC’s prestigious Kenneth D. Gardels Award (http://www.opengeospatial.org/ogc/awards). Carl

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Esri Challenge Winners Tell Visual Stories of Poland Elections, Global Terrorism, and More

Data Viz Apps Built on ArcGIS Platform Redlands, California—The Esri Data Viz App Challenge asked geodevelopers to build interactive, meaningful mapping applications that showcase the data visualization power of ArcGIS.