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Thursday, February 17th, 2011

EIAST Signs Contract for DubaiSat-2 with Russia’s ISCK

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has signed a contract with the Moscow-based international space company Kosmotras (ISCK) for the launch of the United Arab Emirates' second remote sensing satellite -- DubaiSat-2. The contract...

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Resourcesat 2 Satellite Prepared for Launch

ISRO spokespersons also stated that the satellite has been transported to the Sriharikota rocket launch centre located about 80km from Chennai in South India, where currently tests are being conducted on it, after which it will be...

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Seminar on Spatial Strategies Using GIS

The millennium development goals can be accomplished only through adoption of (GIS) geographical information system, remote sensing and mapping methods, S. Balasubramanian, Director-Research, JSS University, Mysore, said on Monday. A higher focus on research was necessary to manage...

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Speech To NZ Institute Of Surveyors Hui On Maori Land

As surveyors, it is important to recognise that we say our inherent mana as tangata whenua comes from the gods of creation, and through our whakapapa relationships with our landscapes and the natural environment. We are, quite...

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Open Spatial Australia Announces the Release of Enlighten 2.7 Service Pack 2

Open Spatial Australia today announced the release of enlighten 2.7 Service Pack 2.  enlighten is an enterprise application for Councils, Utilities, Campuses and Government, that delivers advanced spatial analysis and integrates with corporate data and corporate applications...

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Controlling Yangtze River Floods: A New Approach

After nearly a millennium of efforts to control floods in the Yangtze River basin with dikes, polders and other hard engineering measures, the Chinese government adopted a radically different approach after the disastrous 1998 floods. A soft...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

UN to Establish Entity on Global Geospatial Information Management

The United Nations is to bring together the world’s national mapping agencies and other geospatial organisations to develop a streamlined and integrated framework that would support global geospatial information management. According to Hiroshi Murakami, Co-chair of the second...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Esri Founder Confident in GIS Implementation in the Philippines

Great prospects and utmost confidence will continue to flourish in the continuing implementation and adoption of GIS (geographic information systems) in the Philippines, this according to Esri Inc. (Environmental Systems Research Institute) founder and president Jack Dangermond...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Abu Dhabi Completes Delivery of Key Spatial Data Projects in 2010

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City has set up a spatial data information base and delivered a host of significant projects under a comprehensive plan aimed at upgrading the Geographic Information System (GIS)and survey in 2010. The...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

India to Finalise Scheme for Infrastructure Funds

The central government is expected to finalise in the next few months its framework to attract long term funds for the infrastructure sector, with an aim to garner Rs.10 billion in the first two years, an official...

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