Dataforensics and Keynetix Forge Partner Alliance to Revolutionize Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Data Management
Norcross, Georgia, December 2014 – Dataforensics and Keynetix announce a partnership that teams the strengths of each company to revolutionize geotechnical data collection and data management within the United States and Canada. Dataforensics is developing a specialized configuration of HoleBASE SI for the North American market, which when combined with pLog Tablet, provides greater alternatives for managing geotechnical data for users of pLog Tablet, which already integrates with gINT and LogPlot.
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The new SuperGIS Engine 3.1 Beta allows Windows developers to incorporate GIS functionality into their programs using COM components. From their press release: As the core development of SuperGIS software, SuperGIS Engine 3.1 can be […]
The newest version of desktop GIS mapping software, SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a Beta 3 developed by SuperGeo, is available now.
Featuring plentiful GIS tools and user-friendly manipulation environment, SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a allows GIS experts to display, edit, manage, query, and analyze diverse spatial data effectively.
The newest SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a enhances the manipulation of attribute table and map query, which enables you to easily navigate maps and export them to diverse formats. The whole new Graph add-on provided by SuperGIS Desktop 3.1a improves the interaction between the graph and the map selection. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]
WASHINGTON, D.C.â€”The federal government and its geospatial partners today unveiled www.geoplatform.gov, a prototype Geospatial Platform website providing an initial view of the future of user-friendly, integrated, federal data collections on common geographic maps. This type […]
ESRI has recently released an iPhone and iPad app that will allow developers to bring content derived from ArcGIS to the popular iOS platforms. According to ESRI’s website, the ArcGIS app will allow users to […]
So you probably couldn’t order any of these things and expect to get them to your GIS colleague before the Christmas holiday, but they would make a great belated present! Geo-Tee has these T-Shirts and […]
Topics to include how to improve subsurface data in GIS interface
Santa Rosa, CA – September 9, 2009 – gINT Software, Inc.
gINT Software will be hosting a series of webinars in September and in October covering a wide variety of subsurface data management topics. The series, based on a successful August series, will be presented by Salvatore Caronna, president and founder of gINT Software. "The new gINT Webinar series is very popular,” according to Caronna.“ Attendees find it highly informative on a broad spectrum of issues, from the benefits of implementing GIS for displaying subsurface data to reasons for moving to enterprise software.” [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]
Another busy month for ASTM with 66 new, revised or otherwise updated standards related to geotechnical and geological engineering (although not as busy as last month). A couple that caught my eye include brand new standards for geospatial data requirements related to abandoned mines, a new standard for sampling of EPS or geofoam, updated standards for mortar and cement, flexural strength of concrete, LA Abrasion test for aggregates, acceptance testing of geosynthetic clay liners, electrical methods for leak detection of geomembranes with earth cover and classification of soils and soil-aggregate mixtures for highway construction purpose (AASHTO classification).
Those involved in the materials testing side of the business should take a close look at the full list as there are also a number of updated standards relating to various asphalt and and aggregate tests, capping of concrete cyllinders and other related testing standards.
For my practice, perhaps the most significant standard that was updated was D 2488 – Standard Practice for Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure) which we rely on for our field USCS classifications. I’ll be curious to see what those changes entail. Click through for the full list.