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Esri Maps NOAA’s National Water Model 
New Real-Time Maps Transform Forecast Data into Vivid Pictures...
South Korea Delays Decision to Share Mapping Data with Google
South Korea has delayed its reply to Google's request...
Australia Will Have New GPS Position, Moved 1.5 Meters North Since 1994
Australia's entire continent is believed to have moved 1.5...
China Gets First Data from its ‘Hack-Proof’ Satellite
China today said the first batch of data from...
Chinese Mulling a Radar Station on the Moon to Observe the Earth
The number of useful and even profitable things that...
India’s Alarming Loss of Agricultural Lands has Global Impact
A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly...
Earth Observation Satellite Formosat-2 Retired After 12 Years of Service
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Formosat-2, Taiwan's first Earth observation...
Geo-Tagging to be Used for Jalyukt Shivar
Nagpur: In order to prevent irregularities in Jalyukt Shivar,...
Spotlight: Chinese-Egyptian Archaeological Cooperation Necessary for Both Civilizations
CAIRO - China and Egypt should carry out extensive...
Pakistan’s First Indigenous Digital Mapping Solution Launched
TPL Trakker Ltd, a tracking solutions provider, launched on...

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Satellites Observe India Desertification at Alarming Rate

A new analysis of satellite images shows that nearly 30 percent of India’s agricultural land is turning into desert, and the rate of soil degradation is increasing at an alarming rate. The report by the Indian Space...

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

China Launches Gaofen-3

On Aug. 9, 2016, China launched its Gaofen-3 remote-sensing satellite aboard a Long March-4C rocket. Designed by the China Academy of Space Technology, Gaofen-3 features a multi-polarized C-band synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) sensor at meter-level resolution. The new...

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Philippines’ First Microsatellite Relaying Test Images

Diwata-1, the Philippines’ first microsatellite, collected and returned test images of some portions of Dumingag town in Zamboanga del Sur, a mountainous area in Mindanao, according to an attached agency of the country’s Department of Science and...

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Stanford Releasing Thousands of ‘Lost’ Japanese Military Maps

According to an article in National Geographic, eight years ago, Stanford graduate student Meiyu Hsieh stumbled across an uncataloged archive of 8,000 military maps captured from Japan toward the end of World War II.   Stylistically, the...

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Japan and EU Collaborate on GNSS Signals

Japan and Europe will connect their global navigation satellite systems for improved pinpoint locations on the ground. The move is being driven in part by the rise of autonomous cars and the need for greater positional accuracy to...

Monday, July 25th, 2016

NASA and ISRO Collaborate on Mapping Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of a Dual Frequency (L&S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR). The...

Monday, July 18th, 2016

LiDAR Mapping Initiative Helps Uncover Angkor Secrets

Much of Angkor has become a tangle of jungles and small farms with little evidence of medieval settlements beyond the moats' precise edges. Much of what has remained of Angkor's homes and other non-religious structures are the...

Monday, July 18th, 2016

SmallSats Play Growing Role in $29 Billion Remote Sensing Satellite Market

With demand for Earth imagery increasing, manufacturers are expected to produce some 1,935 remote sensing satellites over the next 10 years, according to Forecast International. The company's new study, "The Market for Civil & Commercial Remote Sensing...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Philippines Accelerate Land Mapping with Drones

It is estimated that just half of more than 24 million land parcels in the Philippines have formal land titles. An effort is underway to map the remaining parcels as land titles have been shown to encourage...

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Mobile Application Addresses Human-Wildlife Conflicts in India

A mobile technology initiative, WildSeve, is helping to address human-wildlife conflicts and has been implemented in 284 villages in India. WildSeve is a tool farmers and others can use to report a wildlife conflict incident, resulting in immediate...

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