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Free TatukGIS Viewer v. 2 upgrade

The TatukGIS Viewer version 2 upgrade adds new features including advanced support for coordinate systems, support for additional data formats, advanced map rendering features, updated user interface, and more.

U.S. Army Geospatial Centre maps for Haiti

The U.S. Army Geospatial Centre’s Hydrologic and Environmental Analysis branch compiled earthquake, water and geology maps, a number of other data sets and made them available via the AGC’s public and internal Public Key Infrastructure web sites in support of U.S. humanitarian efforts to Haiti.

ESRI assists Haiti Earthquake response

ESRI is working closely with the GIS community and agencies responding to the Haiti earthquake by providing software, technical support, GIS data, and personnel. It gives officials critical information using GIS for making all types of decisions.

Free online access of Chennai maps

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority in India has introduced a facility, which allows online access of land use maps of the Second Master Plan and the approved Detailed Development Plan. It allows prints of the maps/plans to be taken free of cost through the website

December 2009 GeoDataSource databases available

GeoDataSource December 2009 edition of the world cities database, structural, water and land features databases is available now. They contain detailed geographical information to power GIS applications for over 260 countries.

Plans of Zimbabwe Surveyor-General Department for 2010

The Surveyor-General’s Department of Zimbabwe will implement the satellite imagery for map revision and generation, resuscitation of photographic operations and the establishment of a Geodetic Information System involving the scanning of index maps and charts. It also plans to roll out the first phase of the national land audit with over 180000 farms earmarked for the two-phased audit in 2010. This was revealed in the Three-Year Macro-Economic Policy and Budget Framework for 2010-2012.

ERDAS extends CAD and GIS support, launches APOLLO 2010

IMAGINE Feature Interoperability is a new product extending ERDAS IMAGINE’s native vector support by adding support for additional CAD and GIS formats and tools.
ERDAS APOLLO 2010 is equipped to understand, manage and serve large volumes of vector, raster and terrain data. It implements a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), that provides a publish, find and bind workflow for any data type.

EPA strict on Eco-Crimes

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a new Web-based tool and interactive map that allows the public to get detailed information by location about the enforcement actions taken at approximately 4,600 facilities. The maps show facilities where civil enforcement actions were taken for environmental laws for air, water, and land pollution.

EVC IRAQ Large-Scale Dataset

EVC offers GIS-ready vector data of Iraq at 1:50,000 scale. This includes all major cities, most populated and high-traffic areas, and all of the northern Kurdish areas.

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