Enhanced membership will give the agency a greater say in the future development of standards for interoperable geospatial information systems.
The Transportation Department unveiled a Web portal for pinpointing the locations of hazardous materials around the country.
THe NavTrac RTV10 device combines GPS navigation with tracking and communications tools.
The nation’s crowded airspace has begun seeing the advantages of the next generation of air traffic control technology, but the implementation is only beginning, officials tell Senate panel.
The geographic information systems team at NASA's Langley Research Center is using geospatial tools to find more efficient ways to allocate space at the research facility.
European Space Agency's Gravity Ocean Circulation Explorer to measure Earth’s gravitational field, ocean currents.
The system, named Planetary Skin, is intended to be an online, collaborative application that will make available environmental data collected from satellites and airborne, sea-based and land-based sensors.
The Army Geospatial Center will support the Army Battle Command System and integrate technologies and processes to give warfighters a geospatial common operational picture.
The Planetary Skin project will collect and analyze environmental data from satellite, sea-based, airborne and land-based sensors to monitor climate change.
Federal and state authorities are collaborating on a project that would allow state and local caches of geospatial data to be interoperable, with the goal of creating a "Virtual USA" for emergency response.
Enhancements in Geomatica 10.2 include support for Windows Vista, as well as additional satellite sensor support.
Researchers are using satellite and other data to map the amount of vegetation covering the United States, which is important for assessing the effects of global warming.
Terrametrix embarked on a 3,690-mile, six-city, eight-day tour to capture a 3D model of urban terrain using StreetMapper, a high-precision mapping system that employs vehicle-mounted laser scanners.
New tools in Google Earth and other geospatial platforms promise to dramatically expand government’s ability to visually communicate vast amounts of data.
The 406 MHz digital system provides more information than the old, analog 121.5 MHz signal and can determine location to within 5 kilometers instead of 18.