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China Launches Another BeiDou Navigation Satellite
China sent a new BeiDou navigation satellite into orbit...
Isro Conducts First Crew Escape Test for India’s Manned Mission to Space
Taking a first step towards the country's human space...
Across China: Remote Sensing Identifies Permafrost Risks on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
LANZHOU - Chinese scientists are using unmanned aerial vehicles...
Indonesia’s Institut Teknologi Bandung Signs MoU for Utilisation of Science and Technology in Geospatial Information
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institut Teknologi...
China’s Earth Observation Satellites Monitor Typhoon Maria
China has been using two of its Earth observation...
China Launches Another BeiDou Navigation Satellite
China sent a new BeiDou navigation satellite into orbit...
GEC: Land surveying begins in Kanchi district of Tamil Nadu
CHENNAI: Amid tight security, the district administration has begun...
Planet Signs Deal with Thailand’s Space Agency to Serve National Monitoring
SAN FRANCISCO - Planet, the leading geospatial data and analytics...
Azerbaijan, Austria to Cooperate in the Field of Real Estate Cadastre and Geographic Information System
Azerbaijan`s State Committee on Property Issues and Austria`s Federal...
Russia to Procure New Remote-Sensing Satellite
The Russian space agency Roscosmos is planning to issue...

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Thursday, August 16th, 2007

Towards Landsat 8

The Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation is to build the Operational Land Imager for the Landsat Data Continuity Mission. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre awarded the contract. The OLI will be the principal sensor on...

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Himalayan Floods from Glacial Lakes

A new study is advocating the development of an early warning system for glacial lake outburst flooding in the Himalayas. The study was supported by the UN's Environment Program Regional Office for Asia and the...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Settling Indonesia/Australia/Timor Maritime Boundaries

East Timor, the youngest country in the world, celebrated the fifth anniversary of its independence from Indonesia on 20 May. It is a country of tremendous challenges -- it is one of the poorest in the world...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a new report last week. It was the third in a series of four planned reports. The latest document says it is possible to reduce greenhouse gas...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Low Level Risk of Flooding

Almost 247 million people live in low elevation coastal zones, according to figures in a paper published in the journal Environment and Urbanisation. Scientists from the Centre for International Earth Science and the International Institute for...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Virtually Offshore

Petrochemical facilities that were built in an era before Computer Aided Design often have little or no documentation about the way things were originally constructed. That makes it difficult to design a refit. But lasers...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

GIS Viewed as Strategic Economic Development Tool

The Asia Pacific region is in the midst of rapid change. This change depends on information. Much of this information is concerned with questions that are fundamentally geographic in orientation -- such as the spatial patterns of...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Digital Seoul Runs on GIS

A new urban planning system has been commissioned in Seoul. The entire South Korean capital can now be visualised down to street level. City planners are using the system as part of the development approval...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Orang Utan Conservation in Indonesia

For most, palm oil may seem like an innocent ingredient. But for the orang utans of Borneo, the increasing demand for palm oil worldwide can mean the difference between life and death. Translated as 'Man of the...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Errors and Google

One of the most difficult and perplexing problems facing Google at the moment is how to update and correct its maps. The company's Lars Rasmussen says the quest for perfection might be misplaced. 'We should be...

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