Blue Marbles Knight to Speak at NOAAs Northeast LiDAR Workshop in Portland

Gardiner, Maine July 10, 2012- Blue Marble Geographics’ ( ) Director of Product Management, Sam Knight, will be giving a talk at NOAAs Northeast Regional Ocean Councils Northeast LiDAR & Sea Level Rise Impacts Workshop on July 10 and 11 in Portland, Maine. Blue Marbles geospatial data manipulation, visualization and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software, oil and gas, mining, civil engineering, surveying, and technology companies, as well as governmental and university organizations.

Knight will speak on post-processing of LiDAR data with the Blue Marble Desktop and Global Mapper. The talk will demonstrate the latest LiDAR post processing tools for coping with these challenges in the software. Both tools have powerful features for preparing data and analyzing it, whether it be in transforming the elevations between geoid models, processing the high volumes of point cloud data into manageable chunks, or deriving terrain surfaces and performing watershed and sea level rise analysis.

Were pleased to be able to participate in the Northeast LiDAR Workshop, stated Blue Marble President Patrick Cunningham, "Blue Marble software and services are great solutions for dealing with challenging data like LiDAR."

About Blue Marble Geographics: Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, ME is a leading developer and provider of software products and services for highly accurate geospatial data conversion solutions. Blue Marble is known for its coordinate conversion and GIS visualization software expertise including the Geographic Calculator and GeoCalc SDK, as well as Global Mapper. The company has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for almost 20 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Learn more at