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Monday, February 1st, 2016

Rapid Damage Maps the Goal for Future Quakes

Nepal's magnitude 7.8 Gorkha earthquake caused significant damage and loss of life in 2015. In natural disasters like this, it is critical to locate areas that are in the most need of assistance as fast as possible....

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Esri Unveils ArcGIS Earth to the World

Redlands, Calif., Jan. 19, 2016—Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, has launched ArcGIS Earth, a free, desktop-based interactive globe that anyone can use to explore the world and work with a variety of 3D and 2D map...

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Satellite Data Help Australian Ranchers Meet the Rising Demand for Meat in a Changing World

When Russell Lethbridge walks his property in northern Australia — kicking-up clouds of dust that catch the sunlight as he assesses the grasses, shrubs and brush that fill the landscape with muted tones of green — he...

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Indonesia Maps Damaged Peatlands in Preparation for Restoration

Indonesia's new Peatland Restoration Agency has completed the mapping of damaged peatlands that have been destroyed by forest fires. The agency will be taking steps to restore the more than two million hectares that were damaged in...

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

NUS Study Shows the Causes of Mangrove Deforestation in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has the greatest diversity of mangrove species in the world, and mangrove forests provide multiple ecosystem services upon which millions of people depend on. Mangroves enhance fisheries by providing habitat for young fishes and offer...

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Qualcomm Releases a Chip to Make Drones Smarter

Qualcomm is working to advance its Snapdragon chipset to help makes drones smarter and more cost effective. The chipset called Snapdragon Flight will debut at the Consumer Electronics Show. The key features of the device include an...

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

India Adds Satellite Monitoring Station in Vietnam

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has set up a new data reception, tracking and telemetry station in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. The satellite monitoring station complements a similar station in neighboring Indonesia. The...

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

India Readies IRNSS Positioning System for July Launch

The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is being readied for operation to provide location information across the country by July of 2016. The constellation of seven satellites will provide high accuracy that is said to be...

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Singapore Imaging Satellite Successfully Launched

Singapore's TeLEOS-1 commercial imaging satellite was launched on Wednesday via India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The satellite from Singapore Technologies Electronics is a 400-kilogram spacecraft also known as...

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Australia Opens Up Its Geocoded National Address File

A new Australian public data policy opens up public access to the data it creates. The new status of "strategic national resource," is being applied with the aim of allowing researchers and the private sector to expand...

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