Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce the introduction of a new academic licensing program that will allow institutes of higher education in the U.S. and Canada to use the company's renowned GIS and geodetic software free of charge. Colleges and universities now have an opportunity to deploy both Global Mapper and Geographic Calculator for classroom teaching, hands-on lab instruction, and personal student use, at no cost.
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Blue Marble recognizes the important role academia plays in preparing today's students for tomorrow's workplace. As the geospatial sector continues its rapid evolution, it is critical that graduates have the skills and aptitude to maintain this momentum. Blue Marble's investment in GIS programs through this generous licensing policy is motivated by a desire to ensure that instruction on the fundamentals of geographic information science is not curtailed for budgetary reasons and that GIS technology is accessible for all students.
Global Mapper and Geographic Calculator are ideally suited for classroom use. Both offer an intuitive layout underlining their ease-of-use, which allows instructors to focus on the practical application of the principles of geospatial data processing and analysis, not countless hours of software instruction.
For more information or to request a license for your academic institution, visit: www.bluemarblegeo.com/academic