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India Tapping Satellite Technology to Improve Weather Warning, Fishing Aid Systems
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Russia and China are Developing ‘Destructive’ Space Weapons, US Intelligence Warns
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Google Earth Outreach to Enable Mapping Tools for Indian NGOs
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Emirates SkyCargo Transports First Space Satellite to South Korea
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China Launches 2 More BeiDou Satellites into Space
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Scientists Directly Observe for the First Time a Shower of Electrons Bouncing Across Earth’s Magnetic Field
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Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Russian Cadastre Steps into the 21st Century Print

The Russian cadastral system took a step forward in the fall of 2009 as a new directive was put forward that included the elements cadastral products and services were expected to include. The connection between...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

The World Cities Summit Ends with Pledge for a Learning Network

The World Cities Summit took place in Singapore this past week, culminating with a closing session on July 1, 2010. The theme of this international gathering of mayors and urban planners...

Friday, June 25th, 2010

TanDEM-X Adds More Elevation Data

The TanDEM-X satellite was successfully launched recently. It is expected to provide a 12 m resolution digital elevation dataset for use around the globe. It marks yet another step in the...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Remote Sensing Provides New Tools for Earthquake Assessment and Prediction

New airborne remote sensing techniques and tools are helping scientists gain a better understanding of earthquakes. Airborne sensors provide the advantage of being able to cover a great deal of ground,...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market Continues to Grow

Government agencies around the world are investing in earth observation data from commercial satellite providers for defense and security purposes in an effort to avoid the high capital cost of building their own...

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Asian Marine Spatial Data Infrastructures

Recent oil spill events in the Gulf of Mexico should cause others to awaken to the possibility that their coasts could be threatened by similar circumstances. Asian countries are now in a position to learn many...

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Aerial LiDAR Overview

LiDAR is another tool in the surveyor’s toolbox. It is capable of providing a three-dimensional X,Y,Z position with a possible accuracy of 5 cm.. The key components of aerial LiDAR instruments include: 

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Resource Mapping of East China Sea Remains Tense

As countries have exhausted their terrestrial natural resource reserves, they are turning to sea-bed resources. Perhaps nowhere else in the world is this practice as politically charged as the East China Sea. Particularly...

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Mapping the Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean plays a dominate role to the many countries and people of Asia. This contribution can be measured in many ways, from food to resources, transport and weather moderation. But how much do we...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

GPS Update Adds Accuracy

This month the U.S. Air Force begins the launch of new GPS satellites that will dramatically improve the accuracy of GPS signals. The IIF generation of satellites will eventually replace half of the existing satellite constellation, with...

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