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Why Location is Critical to Understanding Sustainability

May 4, 2012 - in Energy, Environment

Executives realize that demonstrating sustainability can be a big competitive differentiator in a crowded marketplace, and can also generate significant cost savings for a business. Some businesses focus on C02 reductions. These reductions are usually further…

Hillingdon Surveys Streets with Electronic Eye Technology from Yotta DCL

May 3, 2012 - in Transportation

Yotta DCL has won a contract from the London Borough of Hillingdon for a high-tech digital video survey of the Borough’s highway assets, with complementary…

Energy Department Announces New Mapping Initiative to Advance North American Carbon Storage Efforts

May 3, 2012 - in Projects

Today, the Energy Department joined with partners from Canada and Mexico to release the first-ever atlas mapping the potential carbon dioxide storage…

Amazing Visual Representation of Earth’s Post-Industrial-Revolution Travel Routes

May 3, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Infographics are a powerful tool for communicating vast sums of information, but a far more compelling way to express data is through the unnamed combination of number-crunching, cartography and digital imaging that we first saw in Aaron Koblin's 2009 project…

Amazing Visual Representation of Earth's Post-Industrial-Revolution Travel Routes

May 3, 2012 - in Uncategorized

Infographics are a powerful tool for communicating vast sums of information, but a far more compelling way to express data is through the unnamed combination of number-crunching, cartography and digital imaging that we first saw in Aaron Koblin's 2009 project…

Meticulous Map Shows Every London Bus Journey

May 1, 2012 - in Sensors, Transportation

Cartography experts Joan Serras and James Cheshire, both of the University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), have mapped every single one of London’s 114,000 daily bus routes. The map, which can be seen in full size at MappingLondon.co.uk,…

The First International Conference on Space, Time, and CyberGIS Announced

The First International Conference on Space, Time, and CyberGIS (CyberGIS’12) aims to bring together researchers, educators, and practitioners for sharing and synergistically advancing the state of the art of CyberGIS and Space-Time Analysis/Modeling/Synthesis;…

Are Green Cities Sitting on a Golden Goose?

May 1, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Transportation

Copenhagen's red-blooded green economy has been a real boon for the city, according to a recent report from Scandinavian thinktank Monday Morning. "Copenhagen's clean sector has been a critical contributor to the region's economy in the past decade, with green…

Onuma Aims to Revolutionize Architecture with BIM

April 27, 2012 - in Interview

Kimon Onuma is president and founder of Onuma, creators of the Onuma Planning System (OPS). This software tool is a Building Information Modeling (BIM) environment with web-enabled data sharing and knowledge management for the design, construction and management…