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China’s Largest Rainbow 5 Drone Makes Its Maiden Voyage
China’s largest, self-developed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made its maiden...
China Launches Yaogan 27 Spy Satellite
China launched its latest spy satellite into orbit on...
IAF Rediscovers 450 acres of Land Purchased in 1950
For Indian Air Force, it's rediscovery of a hidden...
Maharashta to Map Properties
In a major land records reform process which will...
Drones to Track Tigers in Sundarban Delta
To track the movement of tigers and encroachers in...
Google Restarts Map Maker in Bangladesh, India and Philippines
After a controversial edit or two appeared in Map...
NRDA to sign MoU for GIS-based monitoring of Naya Raipur
Chhattisgarh government is all set to take the assistance...
China Launches Yaogan-27 Remote Sensing Satellite
China's Yaogan-27 remote sensing satellite was sent into space...
ISRO Working with NASA to Launch Earth Observation Satellite in 2021
India and US have set a target of 2021...
India to Develop New Aquaculture Areas with Remote Sensing
With Andhra Pradesh State having 974km ofcoastline, there is...

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Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Philippine Map to Include Disputed Islands

A new version of the Philippine national map is being prepared by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) that will include and identify contested islands with names that pre-date the Spanish era. The map is being prepared...

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Russia to Develop an Earth Observation System for Iran

According to the Russian Federal Space Agency, Roscosmos, two Russian space companies signed a pre-contractual agreement with the Iranian Bonyan Danesh Shargh in order to assist the Islamic Republic of Iran to build its own satellite observation system. The...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Maharashtra to Map 40,000 Villages

The Maharashtra state government has launched a mapping project using satellite imagery and ground surveys to map 40,000 villages with the aim to reduce land disputes. The project will employ 25,000 people for detailed mapping and land...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

India Prepares to Map the Ganga River

The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) aims to map the river to detail flood plains, pollution and planning encroachments. The river travels through five states in India from its source at the Gangotri glacier to the...

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Crowds Respond to Map Nepal Disaster

Crowdsourcing has added a new dimension to Nepal’s disaster response capability following the massive earthquake that struck this Himalayan country on 25 April, killing more than 8,000 people, injuring thousands and leaving tens of thousands displaced. Government...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

UN Body Stresses Vital Role of Geospatial Data for Sustainable Development Goals

Geographic information about people and the planet is critical to making better decisions and using resources more wisely, and will be vital to achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals that countries have recently agreed on, according to...

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Indonesia’s One Map Targets Haze and Conflict

Indra Pelani was energetic and inquisitive. After planting the fields, he often roamed the village with his camera to record life in Tebo, a district in the resource-rich Indonesian province of Jambi. Sometimes he would capture clashes...

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

China to Launch Its First Commercial Satellite Imagery Constellation

China plans to launch its first commercial satellite remote sensing satellite in October. The Jilin-1 satellite constellation will have four satellites with different sensors, one for high-definition images, two for video and one for testing new space...

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Data Transformation Tools Key to Local Government Mapping Services

By Martin Gregory, General Manager, 1Spatial Asia Pacific Local government organizations face challenges when deploying geospatial systems to provide better services at a lower cost. While tech savvy citizens are happy to jump online to interact with...

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

China’s Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth Teams with EU

On 29 June, at the EU-China Summit, Vladimir Šucha, Director-General of the JRC and Professor Guo Huadong, Director-General of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (CAS-RADI) signed a new collaborative research...

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