This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.






  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe   Archive   Media Kit

Home   About   Membership   ACSM Store   Insurance   Contact Us

 

NSPS Scholarship Awards 2012
NSPS    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Scholarship Awards Committee of the NSPS Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce the selection of 14 recipients of scholarship awards for 2012. Each year, students enrolled in two- and four-year degree programs in surveying are given the opportunity to apply and compete with peers for these valuable awards. The best of the best are selected, and some forge close affinity with NSPS and AAGS, the two organizations actively involved in the scholarships program. The letters to winners are going out this week. Congratulations! Watch this space next week for a complete list of 2012 Scholarship winners.



ACSM Radio Hour, Monday, May 14, 11 a.m. EST
ACSM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Join host Curt Sumner and guests Mark Pugh and Bob Ebberson from Schonstedt Instrument Company as they explore the impact of Schonstedt during its 58 years of existence on the surveying profession and on the many others who use locators for various reasons. More

e-Pub Buzz
NSPS    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The digital edition of the April issue of ACSM Bulletin can now be viewed at http://www.webmazine.org. All members need to access the magazine is an e-mail in our members' database. Contact us.

The September/December issue of Surveying and Land Information Science (SaLIS) contains special content, Surveying Body of Knowledge, and will shortly be accessible at http://www.ingentaconnect.com. Members and subscribers need to register for access (if not already done).

Contact us if you have any questions.

eSurvey
If you had the opportunity to interview the president of the International Federation of Surveyors, what would you ask to learn about the organization and its work on behalf of surveyors around the world? Please email questions to the editor of the ACSM Bulletin at ilse.genovese@acsm.net.


Webinar, May 10
NSPS    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Learn to Use Location Analytics Solutions
Solutions Include Esri Maps for Office, SharePoint, and IBM Cognos.
More



New York State license provides ArcGIS access to all K-12 students
NSPS    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nearly one-third of all K–12 students in the United States now attend schools with an Esri site license. More

TechBITS
Farming by GPS saves money, environment

GPS World    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
As spring planting goes into high gear in the United States, farmers are going high-tech in order to use less fertilizer, save money and protect the environment. Satellite-based GPS navigation systems are becoming standard on modern farm equipment, helping farmers get the most from their fields. More



Esri releases free business analyst online mobile app for Android smartphones
Esri    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
App provides retail and real estate professionals with instant access to important demographic and market data. More

Background clutter
NSPS    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With 18GB of RAM memory and a quad core CPU, I rarely need to worry about what programs are running in the background of my desktop computer. My thin and light laptop is a bit more limited (4 GB RAM, dual core CPU). But my netbook only has 1GB RAM and the modest Atom processor. Having a bunch of relatively useless stuff running in the background can make a real difference in how it performs (actually how all my computers perform). More

SAVE THE DATE
Survey Summit 2012

NSPS    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Organizers of the Summit have a package for state surveying societies with many valuable perks included. More

GeoEye proposes to purchase DigitalGlobe
Vector 1 Media    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The mergers and acquisitions within the geospatial technology space are white hot right now, with news Friday that GeoEye approached DigitalGlobe in order to acquire and combine companies. That news was further clarified on Monday with a DigitalGlobe rebuttal of the offer and news that they, too, had an offer on the table. More



After 15 years, GIS continues to flourish at Stanford
Geoplace    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Founded in 1891, Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly referred to as Stanford, is recognized today as one of the world's leading research universities. It's home to SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and served as one of the four original nodes that composed the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network, predecessor of the Internet. More

Mapping made crystal clear
Geoconnexion    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Practical user needs continue to dictate a demand for printed maps across all sectors of business and government. The primary limitation of a digital display, especially in a mobile environment, is that screens are small and scale is difficult to appreciate. In addition, not all users have appropriate hardware and software to view a digital map, and many activities take place where a digital map cannot be delivered. There is however, another contributing factor. More

2 new Galileo satellites to rise in September
GPS World    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The European Commission announced a Sept. 28 launch date for the next pair of Galileo satellites. These will launch together on a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana, joining the two Galileo in-orbit validation satellites already in space. The new launch will take place within a year of the flight of the first two Galileo IOV satellites, which reached orbit on Oct. 21, 2011. More

Former NGA employee admits stealing data
St. Louis Post-Dispatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A former employee of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency pleaded guilty to a federal charge and admitted stealing a spreadsheet containing sensitive government and business data and providing it to his new private-sector employer. Jefferey S. Goebel, 57, of Lake Saint Louis, Mo., pleaded guilty to illegally removing records from a government office. More


 
News & Views
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Dennis Hall, Senior Content Editor, 469.420.2656   
Contribute news

Ilse Genovese, Contributing Editor, 240.632.9716x109   

This edition of the News & Views was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
May 2, 2012
April 25, 2012
April 18, 2012
April 11, 2012



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063