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The resource of states and localities Governing is a monthly magazine whose primary audience is state and local government officials: governors, legislators, mayors, city managers, council members and other elected, appointed and career officials. They are the men and women who set policy for and manage the day-to-day operations of cities, counties and states, as well as such governmental bodies as school boards and special districts.

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More on LizardTech - FYI, Bill Patterson did infact leave his post as CEO at LizardTech last week. Word has it that a key investor is currently the acting CEO and according to friends of the GeoCommunity, staff are very optomistic and are excited about the future, particularly with a planned "refocus" on Geo [aka. Geospatial Imaging]. I'm sure we'll hear more from LizardTech in the months to come.

Details Here Softco Releases StanConvert 5 Translator for AutoCAD 2000-2004 - In its 7th year of development StanConvert 5 now has 10 standards modules with new capability to redefine dimstyles and textstyles, update all of the drawing objects, and get rid of old styles from your drawings.

Details Here Intergraph - Intergraph Extends Deadline for GeoMedia Best Practices Awards and Poster Competition

Details Here NovaLIS Technologies - Gulf Shores, Alabama implementing NovaLIS permitting and planning solution

Details Here Autodesk - Autodesk Extends Invitation to Join Webcast

Details Here GITA - The Geospatial Information & Technology Associations (GITA) Annual Conference 27

Details Here Webraska - Webraska names Eric Nod-Langlois, ex-CFO of Omnicom, as Chief Financial Officer

Details Here NavCom Technology, Inc - NavCom Technology, Inc. RTK Products Now Supported by Carlson SurvCE and Tsunami Software

Iraq & Middle East Maps and Data - a resource devoted to locating maps, data and imagery of the Middle East. With the latest developments in the Middle-East there is an increased interest in learning more about the geography of Iraq. Most recent addition, access to FTP download of Iraq project data in SHP or MIF format.

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Western Pennsylvania GIS Conference 2003
Friday September 5, 2003 from 9am to 4pm
California University of Pennsylvania - Southpointe Campus

MapInfo User Group UK and Ireland
2nd Annual meeting. Presentations from MapInfo, Resellers and users. Also a workshop on MapInfo SQL will be run.
22nd May 2003, Camden Court Hotel, Dublin, Ireland

Mississippi Gulf Coast Geospatial Conference
The Gulf Coast Geospatial Center in conjunction with The University of Southern Mississippi, NASA, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is pleased to announce the 1st Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Geospatial Conference.
October 22 - 24, 2003, Palace Casino Resort Biloxi, MS.

May 19-21, New Orleans, Louisiana, GeoSpatial World 2003, The Intergraph GeoSpatial Users Community International Training and Management Conference. GeoSpatial World 2003 will focus on real-world solutions for geospatial resource management, land information management, geospatial intelligence, and geographic data management and cartography. Technical and user sessions will be grouped in industry and special focus tracks, including local and regional government, national government, military and intelligence, transportation industry, utilities and communications, applications development, education, and foundations. Read all about GeoSpatial World 2003 at

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2002 TIGER data 2002 TIGER/Line Files - The 2002 TIGER/Line files include files for all counties and statistically equivalent entities in the United States as well as files for Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. Details: 3.7GB (Compressed) 6 CD Set in Native TIGER format.


The Glacier Atlas of Canada - The Glacier Atlas of Canada is a collection of maps produced as part of the Canadian Glacier Inventory Project. This project was initiated as part of Canada's contribution to the International Hydrological Decade (1965-1974).

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MinView - - MinView is an interactive application that enables users to display and query Geological and exploration titles information.

The ToolBox is a popular feature of the daily newswire where we highlight a tool, extension, or add-on that will help in your daily GIS activities. Feel free to send us details (include required software please) or send us the script and we'll host it in our popular online software tools section.

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InTech Magazine - InTech magazine provides instrumentation, systems and automation professionals with the information they must have, keeping them informed about significant technical developments, trends and standards. Along with serving as the authoritive, one-stop resource, InTech is the premier magazine dedicated to instrumentation, systems and automation professionals worldwide.

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Red Hat Linux Networking and System Administration - This book is the book you need to run your business with Red Hat. It provides comprehensive coverage on how to manage and network the Red Hat Linux OS and step-by-step instructions needed to maintain and/or add to the Red Hat Linux system. This book features an entire part on security and problem solving that covers detecting intrusions/hacking, implementing local security, firewalls, and Internet security. (Description from Amazon) Browse more GIS books here

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Recent Earthquakes Around The Globe

DATE-(UTC)-TIME - Lat - Long - Depth - Magnitude - Q - Location
2003/03/27 16:10:36 43.19N 15.55E 10.0 4.6 ADRIATIC SEA
2003/03/27 12:58:29 3.09S 76.79W 115.4 5.1 NORTHERN PERU
2003/03/27 12:35:58 7.20S 155.75E 33.0 5.3 SOLOMON ISLANDS
2003/03/27 08:27:37 50.38N 174.31W 33.0 3.9 ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.
2003/03/27 07:44:19 18.14N 101.42W 33.0 4.8 GUERRERO, MEXICO


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