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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...

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Indian Remote Sensing Agency Employees Convicted of Corruption

Six persons including two employees of National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) were sentenced to imprisonment by a special CBI court here in a fund irregularity case. After six years of trial, the special court convicted NRSA Project...

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Trimble Navigation Has a Relatively High Enterprise Value to EBITDA Ratio

In the Electronic Manufacturing Services industry Trimble has one of the highest Enterprise Value (EV) to EBITDA ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

JAXA – Contributing to the GEO Global Carbon Project

Until recently, JAXA’s contritbution to GEO had focused on disaster management, through the Sentinel Asia Project, and using mainly the Advanced Land Observing Satellite DAICHI. However, since the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite IBUKI went into operation, JAXA...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Underwater Ridges Impact Ocean’s Flow of Warm Water

An underwater ridge can trap the flow of cold, dense water at the bottom of the ocean. Without the ridge, deepwater can flow freely and speed up the ocean circulation pattern, which generally increases the flow of...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Emercom to Use GLONASS for Transport Monitoring

Russian EMERCOM plans to arrsange monitoring of the transport vehicles, including those used to transport hazardous cargo, with the help of GLONASS/GPS navigation system, EMERCOM PAO reports. The Ministry also intends to improve its accident response system through...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Australia and US Sign Secret Satellite Spy Deal

Australia and the United States have begun a partnership to share top-secret intelligence from spy satellites as Australia moves to acquire its own satellite to boost surveillance of Asia and the Pacific. The secret agreement between Washington...

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