Articles in the GIS News Category

Mar 2020 | No Comment

NCAER releases India’s first Land Records and Services Index
National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), released its new Land Records and Services Index (N-LRSI 2020), on Thursday, 27th February, 2020.
The N-LRSI assesses the extent of digitisation of land records and the quality of these land records in the States and Union Territories of India. Madhya …

Feb 2020 | No Comment

Blue Marble Geographics announces partnership with COPTRZ
Blue Marble Geographics® has announced its first official partnership with a UK GIS-focused company — COPTRZ, UK Commercial Drone Experts. Providing comprehensive support to businesses interested in using drones, COPTRZ will now include Blue Marble’s GIS software and point cloud processing software Global Mapper® and the LiDAR Module® …

Jan 2020 | No Comment

Madagascar embarks on multisectoral nutrition mapping
Nearly one in two children under five years old suffer from chronic malnutrition in Madagascar, according to the 2018 Global Nutrition Report. Malnutrition is more prevalent in some parts of the country due to economic disparities, lack of resources and increased poverty.
To combat this issue, the Government of Madagascar …

Dec 2019 | No Comment

Integration of mapping technology into elections systems
National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) has been awarded $300,000 by the bipartisan Democracy Fund Voice organization for the second phase of NSGIC’s Geo-Enabled Elections project. This continues a national effort by state government geospatial information officers and coordinators to work with other state agencies, local elections officials …

Nov 2019 | No Comment

Bentley Systems, Incorporated has announced new cloud services for infrastructure engineering digital twins…

Oct 2019 | No Comment

Spatial ETL with Talend
Disy Informations systeme GmbH has enriched the Spatial ETL plugin „GeoSpatial Integration for Talend“ with new functionalities to suit the latest Talend version 7.2. Companies and authorities using the linear reference system for calculations and map presentations can now use the Talend platform, including the spatial add-on for calculations, in the data …

Sep 2019 | No Comment

UN-GGIM recommends establishing a Global Geodetic Centre of Excellence
The UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy has recommended establishing a Global Geodetic Centre of Excellence to strengthen the capacity to implement the UN General Assembly resolution. The subcommittee is presenting the second iteration of the position paper defining appropriate governance arrangements.
The Global Geodetic Reference Frame (GGRF) is in …

Aug 2019 | No Comment

New versatility to chart production by S-100 data model
Teledyne CARIS has announced the release of its Hydrographic Production Database™ (HPD) 4.0. It is designed to support Hydrographic Offices around the world as they embrace the new S-100 Universal Hydrographic Data Model and explore its many possibilities. Its users will be able to augment their existing …

Jul 2019 | No Comment

Where to plant a trillion trees to save planet Earth?
Restoration of forests has long been seen as a potential measure to combat climate change. The latest special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change suggests that an increase of 1 billion hectares of forest will be necessary to limit global warming to 1.5°C …

Jun 2019 | No Comment

ISG transforms 3D model delivery
Global construction services company ISG is using the latest 3D modelling technology to boost its BIM capabilities. By introducing Pointfuse laser scanning software, ISG has speeded workflows with rapid scan-to-BIM modelling whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy. Traditionally this laser data processing could take up to three days to 3D …