Geospatial


Pentagon asks for insights on transport tracking system

DOD's Transportation Command is seeking information about companies that can provide the military a comprehensive Web-based transportation mapping and management system.

Digital mapping to aid FBI

FBI agents investigating violent crimes in more than a half-dozen major metropolitan areas will soon begin using off-the-shelf digital mapping software to uncover valuable leads.

NGA taps Lockheed for geospatial intel

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency's demand-based geospatial intelligence contract has been awarded to Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Global Services.

Agency Award'NOAA | Mapping the laws

2007 GCN Award: NOAA's coastal mapping system puts vague legislation into sharp relief.

Justice IT pilots cover photo sharing, GIS

The Justice Department has targeted grant funds to pilot projects for driver's license photo sharing and the use of geospatial information systems in law enforcement work.

Autodesk moves more code to open source

Company is donating its coordinate conversion system and map projection technologies to the geospatial open-source community.

NGA earns higher profile, new home

Ground has been broken at Fort Belvoir, Va., for a new headquarters for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

DeLorme ships XMap 5.2

Tech brief | DeLorme's XMap 5.2 GIS Enterprise suite offers GPS features that support aerial imagery, recent topographic maps and GIS layers.

SOA Governance

GCN Insider | Microsoft has extended its Workbench product to work closely with BizTalk Server 2006, Release 2.

From Earth to the moon

Google is working on doing for the moon what it has already done for the Earth.

White House makes case for continuity of Landsat

The White House makes a new commitment to space-based land imaging program.

Spy satellite deal gets Hill riled up

Congress challenges a Homeland Security Department plan to provide spy satellite data to domestic security and law enforcement agencies.

FAA set to launch GPS air traffic control system

FAA plans to increase the precision and safety of air traffic control with a GPS-based system.

Group establishes common specs for GIS mapping

The Open Geospatial Consortium has approved two new specifications designed to ensure greater interoperability among geospatial applications by standardizing their architectures.

Engineers create weather risk Web site for New Orleans

The Army Corps of Engineers has launched a Web site that offers geospatial tools so that residents and policymakers alike can assess the risks and potential consequences of future hurricanes in the New Orleans area.