Tool for studying mountains worldwide

A new tool that gives users a highly detailed view of the world’s mountains is now available from the US Geological Survey (USGS). The Global Mountain Explorer can help a variety of users – from scientists to resource managers and policy makers – seeking information about these prominent yet often understudied landscapes. Mountains occupy anywhere […]

Map production features added in plugin update

Avenza Systems has released Mapublisher 10 for Adobe Illustrator, map production software to create high-quality maps from GIS data. The software’s cartographic tools leverage the graphic Adobe design environment to produce print-ready, mobile, and online maps. This update includes many new features and enhancements, including the ability to manage data links where Map layers in […]

Collaboration for sustainable urban development

Fugro has signed up to the Roadmap for Human Cities, a long-term initiative to transform water infrastructure investments in large-scale urban development projects. Together with other major players in the Dutch water infrastructure sector, Fugro agreed to a memorandum of understanding at the Amsterdam International Water Week Conference. Formulated by the Human Cities Coalition (HCC), […]

Collaboration to advance high altitude pseudo-satellite programme

Under the terms of a newly signed memorandum of understanding, Airbus and Williams Advanced Engineering (the engineering and technology business of Williams Grand Prix Engineering), will examine applications that may combine Williams’ lightweight composites and battery expertise with Airbus’ Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) programme. Zephyr is a solar-powered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) with unique […]

Wide format print technology reaches 10 000 installations

Canon Europe said that its Océ CrystalPoint technology has reached a milestone as 10 000 Océ ColorWave engines powered with this technology have been installed worldwide. In 2008, the introduction of this technology marked the launch of the ColorWave portfolio wide format colour printers. The ink technology combines attributes of inkjet and toner, including crisp, […]