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Esri, Microsoft Form Disaster Map Partnership; Harmony Mabrey Comments

Esri and Microsoft are partnering to provide public and private agencies and communities information maps during disasters in a cloud computing infrastructure. Esri said it will integrate its ArcGIS mapping system with several of Microsoft’s disaster response management solutions and Microsoft will provide its cloud-based disaster response incident portal. First responders …

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EPA Set to Launch Government-Wide Map Platform

A government-wide geographic information system portal will be fully launched in October, an Environment Protection Agency official told NextGov.  Jerry Johnston, the EPA’s geospatial information officer, said a version of the geoplatform.gov platform is already available but the full website will not come until fall. The website will function as …

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GeoEye, Esri to Develop Emergency Image Service; Christopher Tully Comments

GeoEye Inc. and Esri are developing a new crisis response imagery service that could potentially be available in the spring, GeoEye announced Thursday. GeoEye will combine its imagery capabilities with Esri’s disaster response capabilities to give users access to images during disasters. “Geospatial technology plays a critical role in determining where resources …

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ManTech Completes NCS II

ManTech announced today that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has accepted a new system that revolutionizes how NOAA produces its nautical charts. This system – Nautical Chart System II (NCS II) – represents a technological leap forward in creating the charts that mariners need to bring people and …

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