BETHESDA, Md.—Unprecedented support by several key commercial partners has been critical to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) support to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.
Archives for September 2005
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – September 28, 2005 – NASA Ames Research Center, located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, and Mountain View-based Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) today announced plans to collaborate on a number of technology-focused research-and-development activities that will couple some of Earth’s most powerful technology resources.
Provide Initial GIS Support, Set Up GIS IT Infrastructure, and Aid in Rescue and Recovery Operations
The Road Network File (RNF), 2005, is the first official release from the 2006 Census Geography suite of products and services. The RNF is a digital representation of Canada’s national road network, containing information such as street name, type, direction and address ranges.
Global Connection is a joint project of Google, National Geographic, NASA, and Carnegie Mellon University. The project’s long-term goal is to help us learn about and meet our neighbors across this globe, and learn about our planet itself. The project is working with the Google Earth browser to develop some ver innovative apps. To date […]
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 29 – Major Internet companies such as Microsoft, Google, Yahoo!, Amazon and others are embracing new techniques to create powerful single-screen Web applications (e.g., Flickr, Google Maps and Start.com).
Alexandria’s GIS Division publishes a semi annual GIS Data CD of available layers and digital orthophotography for public use.
During a recent flight, included with my carry on luggage was a copy of “Fun With GPS”, a relatively new publication from ESRI press by Don Cooke. The author is the founder of GDT, recently acquired by Tele Atlas, and has an extensive resume, including having played a key role in the creation of TIGER.
The U.S. Geological Survey today is alerting state and federal agencies to the increased potential for landslides on September 24-28 in the Ozark-Ouachita mountainous regions of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri due to anticipated heavy rainfall from Hurricane Rita.
Leica Geosystems today announced that it is actively supporting government agencies and disaster relief organizations responding to the effects of Hurricane Katrina.