Blue Marble’s Envelope Administrative Tools Well-Received at Esri User Conference

Gardiner, Maine – July 13, 2011- Blue Marble Geographics ( announces their participation at the Esri User Conference in San Diego California. Blue Marble is excited to be showcasing their newest version of the Blue Marble Desktop v2.3 due to be released later this month. The Blue Marble team will continue to demo the Desktop at the Blue Marble booth (number 913), all week. So far the demo of the latest version has been widely successful and well received by the attendees of the User Conference. This is a great opportunity to preview the cutting-edge features the new version of Blue Marble Desktop has to offer.

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.

Within the Blue Marble Desktop v2.3 is Geographic Calculator v7.6. The Blue Marble Desktop’s enhanced enveloping system will now provide users with the ability to define custom polygon envelopes through the import of a vector file, as well as provide the ability to filter coordinate systems, and horizontal datums based on data source envelopes, and custom polygon envelopes. Blue Marble has also added several updates to the GeoCalc libraries, including many new vertical data models. The Geographic Calculator v7.6 will also include an enhanced Esri Extension. This will allow users and managers to define coordinate transformations in ArcMap by area of use using both the Esri Projection Engine and Blue Marble’s GeoCalc engine. There have also been several updates to the vector data conversion job including a new area cropper and layer splitter functionality tools. These tools can be used to customize the polygon definitions and break apart multi-layered vector files.

Another innovative feature added to the Blue Marble Desktop v2.3 is the new MetaData Editor Tool. This tool will come with read and write support for XML and text-based metadata files which are compliant with both FGDC and Esri. Along with the addition of six new vertical data models, users of Blue Marble’s newest Desktop version will have the ability to define arbitrary vertical offsets within a specific Geoid model. This will provide users with maximum flexibility in managing and manipulating their geospatial data.

These are just a few of the many feature enhancements that Blue Marble has added to the Desktop v2.3. Attendees of the Esri User Conference won’t want to miss their chance to preview all the Blue Marble Desktop v2.3 can do for them at booth 913.

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 their coordinate conversion expertise and is the developer of The Geographic Calculator and GeoCalc SDK. The company 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:
Tanya Galipeau
Blue Marble Geographics
Gardiner, ME, USA
+1(207) 582-6747