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SuperGIS Server 10

After releasing the next-gen desktop GIS – SuperGIS Desktop 10 as well as mobile GIS- SuperSurv 10 and SuperPad 10, Supergeo will spare no effort to propel the development of SuperGIS Server 10! It will introduce a practical tool called Web Mapper in SuperGIS Server 10.

With Web Mapper, there will be more templates for users to apply immediately when establishing web applications. Meanwhile, users are able to manage the tools more fl exibly as well as to preview the layout of web application on different devices.

Demonstration app for Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Project

Esri Canada has announced the completion of the Policy Workbench, a comprehensive demonstration app that can help policy makers better understand Pan-Arctic issues. The web mapping app was created for the Open Geospatial Consortium Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Project (Arctic SDP), an initiative by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) designed to demonstrate the value of enhanced spatial data sharing among organizations.

The (Arctic SDP) project will ensure that the facts collected in their data formats are interoperable and can be shared from local to global partners in a seamless way.

Built using Esri Story Maps, the Policy Workbench app enables analysis of Arctic food security issues, including how environmental changes are threatening traditional food sources like caribou. It has maps showing different aspects of store-bought and country (or traditional) food.

India to announce next set of 40 smart cities by June end

The Urban Development Ministry will announce by June-end the next set of 40 cities for central funding under the Smart City Mission. Launched on June 25, 2015, the mission aims to develop x NEWS – GIS 100 smart cities across the country in a five-year period. The government has earmarked Rs 48,000 crore for the development of these cities.

Under the programme, each selected city will be given Rs 500 crore over a period of five years by the Centre with the respective states expected to make the matching contribution.

So far, 60 cities have been selected for the scheme and the remaining 40 cities would be announced by June end. The ministry is also preparing a report card on its Smart City Mission as the scheme is set to complete two years of its launch this June. The ministry is compiling data under various heads like the number of projects completed and those being implemented.

Belarus, Sweden to share experience in GIS development Society

Belarus and Sweden will exchange experience in GIS development – a delegation of specialists of the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority Lantmateriet will be on a visit to the National Cadastral Agency of the State Property Committee of Belarus.

The Swedish specialists will come to Belarus to share experience in GIS development according to the project on modifying the system of urban development and territorial resource management in Belarus. The parties will also discuss the matters related to the application of GIS in the projects and activities of the National Cadastral Agency.

The Belarusian side is going to present a multilevel distributive regional GIS to monitor the state of territories and objects, phenomena and processes on the basis of complex data of remote Earth sounding (MRR-GIS) developed by the agency’s specialists. The visit is another step forward in long-term cooperation between the National Cadastral Agency of the State Property Committee of Belarus and Lantmateriet (Sweden).

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