GIS

Article September 09, 2008
In the Loess Hills of northwest Iowa, the Woodbury County engineering department has its hands full. There is the Missouri River on the western border adjacent to Nebraska and South Dakota to the northwest. And there are some 1,400 miles of county roads to maintain, along with 315 bridges and a few...
Article March 12, 2008
There is something about Irish eyes that breaks people into song. Ray O’Connor’s vision of the industry may not call for anything a capella, but the tone he uses certainly demands attention. O’Connor, a native of Ireland who is the president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems, Livermore, Calif...
Article August 14, 2007
Motorists drive nearly 15 million miles every day on Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise’s (FTE) highways. It’s an unrelenting pounding on the Turnpike Enterprise’s pavement that keeps this pioneering agency on its toes to provide the best possible service at a reasonable cost. The agency’s $3.6 billion...
Article December 28, 2000
A geographic information system (GIS) is based on the concept of using geography as the common denominator for linking data. These systems support the acquisition, management, analysis and presentation of this spatially referenced, data as well as its connection with textual data from multiple...
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