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The OGC® adopts OGC Geo and Time Extensions Standard for OpenSearch

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) Members approved “OGC OpenSearch Geo and Time Extensions” as an OGC standard. This document defines an extension to the popular OpenSearch specification so that users


Total Station Errors

  A Total Station is modern, automated and much more complicated combination of theodolite integrated with an electronic distance meter (EDM), microprocessor with an internal data storage or external data


Free SuperGIS Webinar on Facilitating Field Tasks by Mobile GIS

Facilitating Field Tasks by Mobile GIS Wednesday, May 7th; 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EDT, New York Time) Mobile GIS changes the way we capture and update field data. Geospatial information can


A GPS App to Fight Racism

The LICRA (International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism) has developed the first anti-racism mobile app for iPad and iPhone. The app is a unique and effective tool to reduce racism, anti-semitism

Remote Sensing

Kazakhstan to Launch its First EO Satellite on April 29

Kazakhstan first ever remote sensing or earth observation satellite, KazEOSat-1, is to be launched from Kourou, The Space Centre of French Guinea on April 29, 2014. The satellite system comprises


Revised West Virginia, New Jersey and Georgia Maps Feature New Design

Newly designed US Topo maps covering West Virginia, New Jersey and Georgia are now available online for free download US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design – enhancing readability


South Africa get its First Space Geodesy and Geophysics Observatory

  In recent news, the first Space Geodesy and Geophysics Observatory in Southern Hemisphere has been setup in South Africa. According to Acer Africa the observatory is located in the


Esri Opens Its Storytelling with Maps Contest

Redlands, California—April 22, 2014- Anyone who has ever created a story map, or wanted to, is invited to enter Esri’s Storytelling with Maps Contest.  “Everything is fair game, including Story Maps you’ve


USGS Webinar: The National Elevation 3D Program (3 DEP)

A Conversation with the USGS: The National Elevation 3D Program (3 DEP) Tuesday, April 29, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT The United States Geological Survey is embarking on


App to Forecast Storms Launched by Dubai Municipality

Dubai Municipality has launched a Android based app to forecast and monitor storms in 48 hours advance in Dubai. The app, Najam Sohail, is the name of app for early