The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Land Development Domain Working Group in partnership with buildingSMART International will host the inaugural Civil Summit as part of the OGC Technical and Planning Committee meeting in Abu Dhabi.
Updating the second book in the Esri Press GIS Tutorial series, GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook, this 10.1 edition focuses on building problem-solving and spatial analysis skills using the tools in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop.
Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a technical guide that provides a clear, step-by-step process for the creation of Python scripts to enhance ArcGIS 10.1 capabilities.
Esri announced that Geoloqi, a powerful platform for next-generation location-based services, will be joining with Esri to form the Esri R&D Center - Portland.
Intergraph, headquartered in the USA, will be among the exhibitors at this year's Intergeo Conference and Trade Fair for Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management from October 9-11 in Hanover, Germany.
A Framework for Geodesign: Changing Geography by Design, published by Esri Press, details the procedures that pioneer landscape architect and planner Carl Steinitz developed for the implementation of geodesign in the planning process.
Intergraph announces that the Russian State Research Center for Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology (SRCAMB) in Obolensk has implemented both ERDAS IMAGINE and ERDAS APOLLO to help support its spatial-temporal approach for processing data related to infectious diseases and conduct risk analysis of biologically hazardous objects.
Aerial survey company Bluesky has launched a comprehensive online LiDAR map of the UK. Covering approximately 75 per cent of England and Wales, including all major towns and floodplains, plus areas of Scotland. The LiDAR coverage ranges in vertical accuracy from 5cm to 15cm, and in spatial resolution from 25cm to 2m. Visitors to www.bluesky-world.com can search the online map using a place name, postcode or geographical coordinate before purchasing their chosen area and downloading digital files.
Cadcorp, the UK based developer and supplier of GIS and web mapping software, has unveiled its latest addition to the Cadcorp SIS – Spatial Information System product family - Web Map Layers. Web Map Layers is an off-the-shelf but extensible web mapping product designed for map viewing and interrogation. The product is perfect for users without direct experience of GIS, such as members of the public, and the vast majority of office workers who interact with spatial data but lay no claim to be GIS specialists.