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Trimble has announced the release of the Trimble® Terra™ Office add-in for Esri ArcGIS Pro. The add-in is a new product in Trimble’s Terra Office suite of desktop solutions for integrating Trimble TerraFlex® field data collection software with GIS systems of record.
With a streamlined user interface, the new Terra Office add-in for ArcGIS Pro allows a customer …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

Voyager Space announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Department of Space and the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Center (IN-SPACe) to explore opportunities for the utilization of ISRO’s Gaganyaan crewed spacecraft to service Starlab, a first-of-its-kind, continuously crewed, free-flying space station.

The objective is to …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Egyptian Space Agency, Dr Sherif Sedky, has formally entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Land Satellite Remote Sensing Application Centre (LASAC). The primary objective of this agreement is to enhance Egypt’s access to remote sensing data, providing valuable insights for informed decision-making in crucial …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

Geospatial studies, map production and marine surveys in Saudi Arabia will soon be on par with global standards as the Kingdom is set to align its projects with the UN framework in this pioneering field.
According to the Saudi Press Agency, the General Authority for Survey and Geospatial Information participated in the inaugural meeting of the …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

Esri, in partnership with Impact Observatory, has released a global land-use/land-cover map of the world based on the most up-to-date 10-meter Sentinel-2 satellite data for every year since 2017. Following the latest 2022 data released earlier this year, the artificial intelligence (AI) model for classification has been improved, making the maps more temporally consistent.

Year-over-year changes …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest $300 million to improve the measurement, monitoring, reporting, and verification of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon sequestration in climate-smart agriculture and forestry.

The Inflation Reduction Act provided nearly $20 billion in overall investments to advance climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices. The new investments will support the effective implementation of …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

The GEF (Global Environment Facility) has announced a US$1.4 billion fund to rapidly tackle environmental crises around the world, including biodiversity loss and climate change. The program aims to directly benefit 14 million people globally, over half of whom will be women disproportionately impacted by planetary crises.
In the UNDP-GEF Partnership, more than US$500 million will …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

In a bid to uncover the secrets of the deep seafloor, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has joined forces with 3D at Depth, a leading expert in commercial subsea Lidar technology. This dynamic partnership aims to revolutionize seafloor mapping by developing an advanced subsea Lidar system.
Imaging the structure of the deep seafloor is crucial …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

Bentley Systems, Incorporated the infrastructure engineering software company, has announced at the Environment Analyst Global Business Summit, the availability of new carbon assessment capabilities in iTwin Experience to enable infrastructure professionals to seamlessly quantify carbon reduction opportunities in their projects.
With the new capabilities, infrastructure professionals can fully automate embodied carbon calculation reports and impact analyses by taking advantage of iTwin …

Jul 2023 | No Comment

CompassCom Software has released Version 8.2 of the CompassCom GIS-centric hybrid telematics platform that can be deployed on premises or in the cloud for real-time asset tracking and comprehensive fleet management. The new version offers enhanced ease of use and more robust analytics and reporting functionality for safer, more efficient and secure fleet operations.
Developed on …