Sustainable Land Imaging Users Forum meeting on Dec. 4th

On December 4, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA will host an event in which leadership from both agencies will provide details about how user needs will be assessed to help inform NASA’s Sustainable Land Imaging Program. User requirements are a critical source of information used as input to help inform the design and …

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Google Moves to Boost Africa Regional Map Developers

Google recently played host to Africa Map Developers’ conference in Lagos, with a view to understanding their challenges and to share fresh ideas that would enhance their skills and performances, while using the Google Map application tools. Google Map Developers where drawn from various African regions and were given special briefing for two days, on …

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Esri and Microsoft to Provide Online Maps and Applications during Disasters

Today (July 23), Esri announced a strategic alliance with Microsoft to assist public and private agencies and communities around the world during disasters. Microsoft will display Esri public information maps on its cloud-based Disaster Response Incident Portal, as well as point citizens to the maps via its online outlets, such as MSN and Bing. Esri’s …

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