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Updated Mapping Information Provides Status of Land Use in Australia
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China Launches New Meteorological Satellite Fengyun-3D, Will Give Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing Images
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Russian Space Agency to Open Satellite Data Reception Center in Antarctic
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Dubai Pushes for Unmanned Aviation Leadership
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China Preparing Launch of Next Pair of Beidou-3 Positioning Satellites
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Thursday, February 24th, 2011

India Named Global Host of World Environment Day 2011

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that India, with one of the fastest growing economies in the world that is embracing the process of a transition to a Green Economy, will be for the first...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

The Battle to Save Indonesia’s Disappearing Forests

Activists say there is no accurate map showing the extent of the deforestation because of incomplete information given by local provinces, and the inaccessibility of the archipelago's remote and rugged terrain. Satellite imagery is also hindered by...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Housing Forum Europe & Central Asia

The ECA Housing Forum will be a solution-oriented event seeking to set an agenda for housing in Europe and Central Asia, addressing the major challenges facing housing in the region and develop a common vision for housing. While...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

DENR Unified Mapping Project – Use of Resources

The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), an attached agency of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is soon to undertake a mapping project which can provide up-to-date geospatial information significant for the country’s...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Sand Dredging Companies in Bahrain to be Monitored Via GPS

Companies extracting sand from Bahrain's seas will now be monitored through a Global Positioning System (GPS) to avoid theft and other violations, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka'abi said. He said all dredging...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Taipei Mayor Visits Singapore to Study Urban Rejuvenation

Taipei has much to learn from Singapore's experience in river cleanup and restoration of historical and cultural relics, the mayor of Taiwan's capital city said in Singapore Wednesday. Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin, who arrived in Singapore Tuesday...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Surveying is Relevant for Nation Building

Ms Yvonne O. Sowah, President of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) on Monday reiterated the need for governments to recognize the role of surveyors in the development of every nation. She said most often governments ignored...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Rocket failure: Russian, Indian Scientists Differ On Cause

The mystery over the mid-air crashing of an Indian rocket in December continues with officials of the Indian space agency and experts from Russia, which supplied the cryogenic engine, differing on the possible cause of the rocket's...

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Geological Survey Shows Land Under Erosion Threat

Scientists at the HCM City Institute of Resources Geography have succeeded in using 3D technology to predict areas under threat of land erosion along Thanh Da Canal, Binh Thanh District, HCM City. The research is the first...

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

GPS Systems and Electricity Networks Are Increasingly Vulnerable to Turbulent Solar Weather

The threat of solar storms that could wreak havoc on the world's electronic systems must be taken more seriously, the UK government's chief scientist has warned. A severe solar storm could damage satellites and power grids around...

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