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Euro Group Builds Portal to Support Geospatial Open Data
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Chile Weighs Commercial Replacement for Lone Spy Satellite
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Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Insurer Attacks Lack of Flood Mapping

Insurance Australia Group has likened the lack of adequate flood mapping to a national infrastructure problem, with many home owners unable to secure flood cover because of the state of existing data. The country's biggest general insurer...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Greens Call for Halt to Sydney’s Western Sprawl

Sydney's urban sprawl should be halted by the end of the next term of parliament and all new homes built within existing suburbs from that time, the NSW Greens say. Ending urban sprawl and encouraging more affordable...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Automation of Surveying Creates Disruption and Opportunities

Surveying is going through a technological renaissance. The increased adoption of machine guidance systems has renewed the importance of the surveying trade. This technology calls for a highly-trained workforce, and surveyors are the most qualified for this...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Japanese Space Development Can Benefit the World

Interview with Keiji Tachikawa - President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). 2011 began for JAXA with the successful launch of KOUNOTORI 2, a cargo transport vehicle that delivered supplies to the International Space Station. In the spring, astronaut...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Australian Federal Agency Favoured Rail: Keneally

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally says Infrastructure Australia's "preference" for rail projects was behind its decision not to support certain road projects in the state. The federal government agency had rejected NSW's appeals for funding to ease some of...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

UAE – New Satellite Technology and Advanced Geospatial Mapping at IDEX 2011

The 10th International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2011) and inaugural Naval Defence Exhibition (NAVDEX) are proving a prime forum for the UAE's growing defence industry to highlight new technology. The 169 UAE companies exhibiting are central...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Russia to Boost Navigation Satellite Launch

Russia will launch two extra navigation satellites, after three crashed, to provide extra insurance for the success of its bid to create a rival to the U.S. system, a news agency reported on Wednesday. The GLONASS satellites that...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Indian Airport Express Opens

A hassle-free and swift ride to the Indira Gandhi International Airport became a reality on Wednesday when the Delhi Metro’s showcase Airport Express Corridor finally rolled out for the public after several missed deadlines. Two high-speed brand new...

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...

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