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Saudi Arabia completes SaudiSat-5 remote sensing satellites ahead of launch from China
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Geo Dubai street mapping car to do 3D mapping of Dubai
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Chinese Scientists Monitor Trophic State of Global Inland Waters
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Russia to Deploy Mobile Satellite Data Receiver in Cuba in 2019
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CONAE launches new SAOCOM 1 satellite for effective Earth observation and disaster management
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China Set to Launch Pair of Beidou Navigation Satellites on October 15
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Australia’s CSIRO Releases ‘Lunar Challenge’ Space Exploration Roadmap
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AutoNavi Becomes First Chinese Mapping App to Break 100mn Daily User Milestone
Alibaba’s maps app, AutoNavi, has broken the 100mn daily...

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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...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Iran Opens Centre for Satellite Images

Iran on Sunday opened its first centre to receive satellite images, a new stage in its space programme that coincides with celebrations marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution. Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the equipment...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Mapping of Schools in Maharashtra to be Completed Soon

The state government is close to achieving a crucial milestone in the plan to increase the reach of school education. A senior official with the school education department said that the plan being formulated by the government...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

GIS Supports Water Harvesting for Fires

Finding itself battling water scarcity instead of reaching an accident site on time, the fire department has finally woken up to city's shrinking waterbodies and the need to look for an alternative rather fast. Desperate, the department...

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