Join Blue Marble at the Esri PUG Conference to learn how to Enhance Transformations with ArcGIS and The Geographic Calculator

Gardiner, Maine – April 19, 2011 – Blue Marble Geographics ( announces they will be exhibiting at the Esri Petroleum User Group Conference in Houston, TX April 19th through the 21st.  Come visit Booth 328 to see first hand all of the advanced data transformation methods our customers have come to expect from the Blue Marble Desktop and the ArcGIS workflow. Blue Marble’s geospatial data manipulation and conversion solutions are used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, government and military organizations.

Blue Marble is focused on extending Esri products to enhance their geodetic definition, manipulation, and coordinate conversion capabilities. The Geographic Calculator Extension for ArcGIS in particular allows users the flexibility and power necessary to manipulate coordinate map data on many levels whether it be defining a custom system, point to point conversion for comparison tests, or batch transformation.

During the Esri PUG conference, Blue Marble will demonstrate the extension to ArcGIS that provides users with the powerful functionality of the Geographic Calculator right within the ArcGIS Desktop. First introduced in 2007, the Blue Marble Extension for ArcGIS compliments the Esri framework by extending and enhancing the coordinate transformation capabilities of the worlds leading GIS software package.

Stop by Booth 328 to view a comprehensive demonstration of the Blue Marble extension for ArcGIS:
• How to activate and launch the Blue Marble extension for ArcGIS right from within the ArcMap interface
• How to perform Point to Point conversions for QA/QC directly utilizing the extension interface
• How to edit Blue Marble’s fully customizable XML based datasource from within ArcMap
• Tools for setting the Map coordinate system using Blue Marble’s definitions
• How to perform a feature class conversion using the Esri extension
• Learn about our upcoming enhancement plans for the extension tool

“We are excited to continue to promote our extension tools to existing Esri Petroleum industry users,” stated Patrick Cunningham President of Blue Marble Geographics. “The Esri PUG is always a great tradeshow, we look forward to seeing our customers and sharing the latest updates to our software.”

About Blue Marble Geographics
Blue Marble Geographics of Gardiner, Maine is a leading developer and provider of geographic software products that provide sensible solutions for users and developers of geographic data. Blue Marble has been writing GIS software tools and solutions for over 18 years and currently serves hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Learn more at

Contact Information:
Kris Berglund
Blue Marble Geographics
Gardiner, ME, USA / 800-616-2725 /+1(207) 582-6747