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Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Rolta’s CFO Discusses Role of Mapping for Decision Makers

Though mapping is done by many firms in India, it is done in a scattered manner. The map is used more as a base for GIS applications and needs to be integrated with the geographic database in...

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

GIS Mapping Tags Wetlands Across UP

The Remote Sensing Applications Centre (RSAC) has done the Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping of wetlands of UP, giving each such area an unique digital code which not only identifies the state, district and the tehsil, but...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Rolta Receives Nationwide Orthophoto Mapping Project for Oman

Rolta has been awarded prestigious mapping contract by Oman's supreme committee for town planning (SCTP) in cooperation with national survey authority (NSA) after a global bidding process. The project includes large scale digital topographic mapping to create...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Russians Lose Spy Satellite Hours After Launch

Russia has reportedly lost contact with its newest military satellite just hours after launching it into space today (Feb. 1), according to Russian reports. The satellite, called Geo-IK-2, blasted off atop a three-stage Rockot booster from Russia's...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

NASA Satellite Tracks Menacing Australian Cyclone

Fresh on the heels of a series of crippling floods that began in December 2010, and a small tropical cyclone, Anthony, this past weekend, the northeastern Australian state of Queensland is now bracing for what could become...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Space Images – Used to Find “Partner” Schooner

Satellite radar imagery data was used to find the “Partner” fishing schooner lost in the Sea of Japan. According to Russian EMERCOM the area search operations for the “Partner” schooner that sent a distress call on January...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

CryoSat Ice Data Now Open to All

Scientists can now tap into a flow of new data that will help to determine exactly how Earth's ice is changing. This information from ESA's CryoSat mission is set to make a step change in our understanding...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Chinese Military to Improve Navigation Systems

China is taking bold steps to build more accurate and efficient military surveying and mapping systems, all part of a plan to fully modernize the military. Yuan Shuyou, director of the People's Liberation Army's surveying and mapping...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Vietnam Sets up Natural Resources and Environment University

Natural Resources and Environment University will be set up in Hanoi, Vietnam. The university will focus on remote sensing, meteorology, maritime and island management, geology and minerals, and cartography. In addition, it will train managers and  surveying...

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Half of India’s Road Budget Wasted

India's home minister has admitted that half of the government's budget to build much-needed new roads never reaches its intended target in what he described as the country's "biggest swindle". P. Chidambaram, attending the World Economic Forum...

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