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Idaho Transportation Department Director Offers Security and Emergency Management Plan

September 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

BOISE - Idaho Transportation Department Director Brian Ness revealed his plan to upgrade security and emergency-management measures for state transportation departments at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) annual…

DHS Announces Preparedness Grants for Rail, Ports, Transit and More

July 30, 2014 - in Emergency, Projects, Transportation

As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing efforts to support state, local, tribal, and territorial partners, Secretary Jeh Johnson…

Dewberry Recognized for Innovation in Hurricane Disaster Preparedness using TerraGo Publisher

April 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Emergency

Lauren Hand, a Dewberry Project Geographer is receiving the Outstanding Achievement Award in Emergency Management during the upcoming National Hurricane…

Creating Sustainable Infrastructure in the Face of Extreme Weather

February 12, 2014 - in Emergency

The concept of community resiliency evolves from the need for sustainable, survivable infrastructure. It includes the need to strengthen existing buildings and systems such as roadways and bridges, electrical power, water and sanitary distribution, and communications…

Esri Press Announces Enabling Comprehensive Situational Awareness

June 17, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Enabling Comprehensive Situational Awareness, the latest book from Esri Press, describes the benefits of integrating a geographic information system (GIS) with an emergency management common operating platform (COP). The book explains how enabling a COP with…

Esri and Witt O’Brien’s Introduce Online Platform for Contingency Planning and Response

May 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Esri and Witt O'Brien's, LLC, have built a new GIS cloud service that will increase an organization's capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents. For the first time, emergency management personnel can visualize an integrated Incident…

Esri and Witt O'Brien's Introduce Online Platform for Contingency Planning and Response

May 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Esri and Witt O'Brien's, LLC, have built a new GIS cloud service that will increase an organization's capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents. For the first time, emergency management personnel can visualize an integrated Incident…

Philadelphia PD Goes Big with GIS

March 7, 2013 - in Emergency, Planning

Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) now have one of the largest public safety Geographic Information System (GIS) implementations in the country. Twenty four servers power an Esri ArcGIS Server and Microsoft SQL Server based application environment that helps…

Trimble Acquires Refraction Technology Assets to Extend its Scientific Research and Structural Monitoring Solutions

October 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Sensors

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired assets of privately-held Refraction Technology, Inc. (REF TEK) of Plano, Texas, a leading provider of seismic sensors and high-frequency data logging systems. The asset acquisition is expected to…

Vast Defenses Now Shielding New Orleans

June 15, 2012 - in Emergency, Water

Nearly seven years after flood waters from Hurricane Katrina gushed over New Orleans, $14.5 billion worth of civil works designed to block such surges is now in place — a 133-mile chain of levees, flood walls, gates and pumps too vast to take in at once,…