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Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Physics-based Space Weather Model

The model will provide forecasters with a one-to-four day advance warning of high speed streams of solar plasma and Earth-directed coronal mass ejections (CMEs). These streams from the Sun may severely disrupt or damage space- and ground-based communications...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

PT MRT Jakarta – To Create 48,000 Jobs

PT Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Jakarta says it will create jobs for around 48,000 people in the construction of the new transportation network. “This figure is based on the results of research we conducted earlier,” PT MRT Jakarta...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Turkish Forestry Minister Says Turkey Would Host 10th UN Forestry Forum

Turkish Environment and Forestry Minister Veysel Eroglu said that Turkey would host the 10th United Nations Forestry Forum which is set to be held in 2013. Read More

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

On top of the World: You Could be a Globetrotter with Geomatics

A postgraduate qualification in geomatics could take you all over the world, from working in the Thames estuary to the furthest reaches of the Arctic. The subject is concerned with gathering and interpreting spatial information, and with...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Satellites Could Keep an Eye Out for Floods

Another week, another serious flood – monsoonal rains in Sri Lanka have displaced around 320,000 people in recent days. The deluge comes in the wake of other floods in Brazil, the Philippines and Australia, all since the...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Korea’s Cartographic Legacy

About two months ago, renowned Korean scholar Choi Suh-myun received an unexpected package from Atsushi Hirata, director of the Ryukoku University Library in Japan. Choi was taken aback by its content: a masterful digitally enhanced recreation of a...

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Brunei – Geospatial Technology Seminar

The Geospatial Technology Update Seminar took place this morning. It was co-organised by the Geographical Information System, GIS Development, Survey Department, Brunei Institution of Geomatics, the Brunei Surveyors, Engineers and Architects Association, PUJA as well as the...

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Spatial Algorithm for Mapping ET (SAM-ET) for Water Productivity

The Raising National Water Standards project funded by the National  Water Commission aims to develop a spatial algorithm for mapping plant water use (SAM-ET) to quantify multi-scale water productivity which is the most critical information for efficient water...

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Japan’s NHK Brings Google Earth-like Graphics to Live TV

Engineers at Japanese public broadcaster NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) have developed a system that can overlay Google Earth-like labels over live TV images from helicopters. Called SkyMap, the system relies on an additional datastream sent from the helicopter...

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Asia-Pacific at Risk from Climate Migration

Governments in the Asia-Pacific region face the risk of unprecedented numbers of people displaced by floods, storms and other impacts of climate change, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report on Monday. The bank and...

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