Plans Ahead is the latest online service from eMapSite providing the country’s most up to date and detailed mapping based on the Ordnance Survey’s 1:1250 scale MasterMap.
Archives for June 2006
Locate data and imagery for Europe using this fantastic web service
Paris, June 29th 2006 – Maporama International today announces the release of its new maps and itineraries website www.maporama.com and its entrance in the Web 2.0 era.
NASA kicked off a new initiative with the United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation on Wednesday.
University scientists using Global Positioning System software, developed by NASA, have shown GPS can determine, within minutes, whether an earthquake is big enough to generate an ocean-wide tsunami. This NASA-funded technology can be used to provide faster tsunami warnings.
Anyone interested in accessing information about what is happening to streams in your local area as a result of heavy rains can access the U.S. Geological Survey´s (USGS) streamgage network at http://water.usgs.gov/waterwatch.
Geotiffs can be directly imported into most GIS programs including Autocad, Mapinfo, Arcview, Manifold, PCI Geomatics etc. The format can also be imported into GPS mapping programs OziExplorer, Fugawi, Memory Map, Gypsy Pro(Mac), Mac GPS Pro(Mac). Check the programs for their ability to import Geotiffs or DRGS.
One of U.S.’ Largest Commercial Online Distributors of Pirated Software Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Copyright Infringement
Mexens Technology’s popular wireless positioning technology now available to all Motorola Q users.
Sebastopol, CA–At the second annual O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, over 700 location-aware hackers, entrepreneurs, “neogeographers,” and members of the mapping establishment spent two days immersed in the innovations springing up at the intersection of the Internet and location.