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Esri Releases Baseline Map to Support Ocean Ecosystem Research Efforts

Esri has released a baseline set of three-dimensional mapped Ecological Marine Units for researchers to examine the ocean’s resources and detect ecological marine changes. The company said the Group on Earth Observations, a consortium of more than 100 nations with an Earth observation-related protocol, also commissioned a global map of EMUs with the goal to help …

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IBM, Esri Partner on Cloud-Based Cognitive Analytics, IoT Offerings; SJ Camarata Comments

IBM and Esri have teamed up to provide cognitive analytics and Internet of Things offerings to government and enterprise customers through the IBM cloud platform. The partnership will offer IBM cloud technology users and developers access to Esri’s maps, data, geospatial tools and analytical services complemented by IBM’s security tool, predictive analytics …

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Esri Inaugurates Mapping & Spatial Analytics Platform on Microsoft Azure Govt Cloud

Esri has made available its enterprise mapping and spatial analytics platform on Microsoft‘s Azure Government Cloud to support the deployment of geographic information systems technology on Microsoft Azure virtual machines. A blog post published Friday on Microsoft’s website says ArcGIS for Server offers a web GIS environment for mapping and spatial analytics functions that feature maps and apps …

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Esri, Waze Forge Public Sector Transportation Systems Partnership; Andrew Stauffer Comments

Esri and Waze have forged a partnership to develop intelligent transportation systems for government agencies to share publicly-available traffic information with their communities. Current government customers of the Esri ArcGIS platform will be able to exchange data and merge information into emergency dispatch and street maintenance systems through the Waze Connected Citizens Program, …

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Esri Designated Ambassador of NOAA, NWS Weather Preparedness Program

Esri will participate in a program that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Weather Service aim to prepare U.S. citizens and bolster infrastructure against extreme weather threats. Esri said Tuesday the Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program collaborates with various organizations in an effort to establish preparedness for scenarios during extreme weather. “Our goal is to work with WRN …

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Esri Introduces Web Map Collection to Show NOAA Forecast Streamflow Data; Edward Clark Comments

Esri has unveiled a collection of web maps that displayed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s forecast streamflow data for the continental U.S. Esri said Thursday the maps combine the company’s ArcGIS functionality with NOAA’s National Water Model data to provide interactive views of current and predicted water system behaviors …

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Esri ArcGIS Mapping Platform to Power Demining Org’s Info Mgmt System

Esri‘s ArcGIS mapping platform will power the Geneva International Center for Humanitarian Demining’s risk reduction and information management system for explosive remnants of war. The company said Thursday it will integrate its technology into GICHD’s Information Management System for Mine Action or IMSMA Core and support the organization’s migration of existing functions to the ArcGIS platform. The …

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HHS Uses Esri’s Mapping Software in Zika Virus Mitigation Efforts

Esri‘s geographic information system software is working to support the Department of Health and Human Services in efforts to track the spread of Zika virus and disseminate public information on the disease. The company said Wednesday HHS’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response has used the GIS software to create a public interactive map …

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Esri-Leica Partnership to Award Grants for Gov’t Field Mobility Projects

Esri and Leica Geosystems have collaborated to offer $143,250 worth of grants in goods and services to 10 U.S. government entities that submit project proposals on mobile technologies for field data collection. The Smart Communities Innovation Challenge calls for projects that demonstrate the value of integrating geographic information system and GPS technologies to support field mobility workflows, Esri said …

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Esri-Led Team Wins Geographic Data Support Task Order Under Navy SeaPort-e IDIQ

A team led by Esri has received a task order from the U.S. Navy to provide geographic information system support services under the service branch’s SeaPort Enhanced contract vehicle. Esri said Monday it will work with nine small businesses to provide GIS services under the Navy’s SeaPort-e indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Those companies include …

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Esri Supports White House’s Data-Based Law Enforcement Effort; Jeff Peters Comments

Esri has pledged $500,000 to a White House initiative that seeks to exclude low-risk offenders from the criminal justice system with the use of technology platforms. The company said Thursday it seeks to help law enforcement officials to identify rehabilitation programs available to non-dangerous offenders through the ArcGIS geographic information system software. “Using …

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