The announcement for the 2008 NSDI Cooperative Agreements Program has been posted on Grants.gov. A short description of this year’s categories and a link to the full 2008 NSDI CAP announcement can be found at http://www.fgdc.gov/grants/2008CAP/2008CAPschedule . Federal agencies are not eligible to apply for CAP awards under this announcement.
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Recall the launch just last month… well, today DigitalGlobe has rolled out the first images from the WorldView1 satellite.
WorldView-1’s first images include half-meter snapshots from:
Houston, Texas, USA acquired October 2, 2007
Yokohama, Japan acquired October 5, 2007
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia acquired October 5, 2007
Recall WorldView-1, built by Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation with the imaging sensor provided by ITT Corporation, is a high-capacity, panchromatic imaging system featuring half-meter resolution imagery. With an average revisit time of 1.7 days, WorldView-1 is capable of collecting up to 750,000 square kilometers (290,000 square miles) per day of half-meter imagery.
Images can be viewed at: http://www.digitalglobe.com/worldview-1_images.html
Needless to say, all of Colorado is going Rockies wild including our household – hey man, we’ve been on the bandwagon for some time now and not just the past week… I recall 2 months ago wondering where all the fans were while attending a game because the Rockies were Red hot! Even my own 6 year old is getting into the spirit… enjoy this vid as we prepare for game 4 (hopefully the final game of the (ALCS) tonight! Note: she couldn’t quite wait until the 7th inning stretch to belt this one out!
A new featured content layer is now available to users of Google Earth. Spot Image is bringing fresh content to Google Earth with a selection of the best SPOT satellite imagery from all around the world. Here’s what we hear from Spot… One World, One Year offers a selection of 50,000 SPOT scenes with the lowest available cloud cover acquired within the last year covering some 180 million sq. km. Simply scroll down to the featured content area (lower left) and select the Spot Image tab to reveal the One World One YEar option… toggle the layer to reveal icons. Clicking the icon brings up an image snapshot and options to purchase and get more info direct from the Spot website.
See also http://sirius.spotimage.fr/PageSearch.aspx and see the PR here
Feature-packed, loads of memory, GPS, Nokia maps and more… Boasting up to eight gigabytes of built-in memory, the Nokia N95 8GB has all the key features of its predecessor, including a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics, built-in A-GPS, WLAN, HSDPA and an innovative 2-way slide. The sleek black N95 8GB also boasts a luminous 2.8″ (240 x 320) QVGA display, so watching videos, browsing the Internet or viewing maps is a real pleasure. With its expanded memory, the N95 8GB offers up to 20 hours of video or up to 6000 songs – also, keep in mind, this isn’t just a cell phone, its a multimedia computer! For more see www.nseries.com/n958gb
It’s official, the 8GB N95 is now available to users pretty much anywhere! Now with A-GPS, Nokia N95 8GB connoisseurs can whiz to their locations on Nokia Maps faster and enjoy maps for over 150 countries. Explore the world, find specific routes or locate services such as restaurants and hotels, covering more than 15 million points of interest. Purchase additional features, such as city guides and voice guided navigation, is an option too. The N95 8GB multimedia computer has an estimated retail price of EUR 560 before taxes or subsidies. For more on the N95 see www.nseries.com/n958gb