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Europe's Future Depends on Cities Resilient to Climate Change

May 14, 2012 - in Environment, Projects

Around three quarters of Europeans live in cities. Most of Europe's wealth is generated in cities, and urban areas are particularly at risk due to climate change. Europe should seize the opportunity of improving quality of life while adapting to climate change…

Researchers Map the City of Sheffied’s Heat

May 14, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Experts from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering believe that the many steel plants located just outside the city centre could be connected…

Researchers Map the City of Sheffied's Heat

May 14, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

Experts from the University of Sheffield's Faculty of Engineering believe that the many steel plants located just outside the city centre could be connected…

The 8th International Conference on Geo-information for Disaster Management

May 13, 2012 - in Announcement, Emergency, Projects

Gi4DM 2012 will take place in Ensched, The Netherlands from Dec. 13-15. Disasters of natural and technological origin have caused enormous socioeconomic losses and millions of victims in the past years. Hazard prediction and risk mitigation need improvements…

More Than 12,000 Acres Atop LA City Rooftops Provide Huge Opportunity For Solar Development

May 9, 2012 - in Analysis, Energy, Projects

The City of Los Angeles has more than 12,000 acres of prime space for solar development on the rooftops of local homes, businesses and multi-family buildings, with capacity to create as much as five gigawatts of clean, locally generated power, according to…

Partnership Between EuroGeographics and European Environment Agency on Emergency Management Service

May 8, 2012 - in Emergency, Modeling, Projects

EuroGeographics and the European Environment Agency (EEA) put national mapping and cadastral agencies’ data at heart of the GMES emergency management service. Emergency services working in the immediate aftermath of disasters will benefit from fast access…

3D-Documentation Simplifies Facility Management

May 8, 2012 - in Facility Management, Projects

FARO announces new state-of-the-art 3D Documentation technology. Modern laser scanners such as the FARO Focus3D create three dimensional building documentation in conjunction with popular CAD-software – accurately and cost effectively. With up to a million…

Report – Transportation Strategies to Reduce U.S. Oil Consumption

A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future U.S. transportation scenarios to evaluate how the U.S. can reduce oil consumption and cut greenhouse gas…

Ministry of Transportation Ontario to Standardize on Bentley’s Power InRoads as New Transportation Design Solution

May 8, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects, Transportation

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that the Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO) has selected Power InRoads as its new transportation…

Elster to Call for Smart Grid 'Security by Design' for Europe

May 8, 2012 - in Projects, Security

Addressing delegates at Metering and Billing CRM Europe in the Netherlands, Frank Hyldmar, Executive Vice President, Elster Electricity International, will explore the crucial challenge of security in the Smart Grid. Ahead of the conference, Hyldmar, who…