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Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Setting Up of Unesco Institute in India Approved

The union cabinet Tuesday approved the establishment of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development here as part of a Unesco initiative. The institute will strengthen educational and knowledge base for promoting education...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Internet Activists Mobilize for Japan

Just a few hours after Japan was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami early on Friday morning, people mobilized online to help. Within two hours of the Japanese earthquake, a version of Ushahidi, Web software that helps...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Research Focus on Australia’s Rivers and Wetlands

As a result of reduced water availability and unsustainable demands on our environment, Australia’s rivers, lakes, wetlands and floodplains have suffered severe degradation. There is growing recognition of the need to supply ‘environmental water’ to protect and...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Japanese Research Ship Damaged by Tsunami

The Japanese research ship Chikyu – which holds the world record for being able to drill deepest into the ocean floor – was damaged by Japan's recent tsunami. It is not yet clear how severe the damage...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Trimble Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire OmniSTAR

Trimble today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets related to the OmniSTAR™ Global Navigation Satellite System...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Wiki – 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami

This article documents a current disaster. Information regarding it may change rapidly as it progresses. Although this article is updated frequently, it may not reflect the most current or official information about this disaster for all areas. Read More

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Delhi Cabinet Approves Geospatial Data Bill

The Delhi cabinet Monday approved the draft Delhi Geospatial Data Infrastructure Bill, 2011 - a flagship project of the city government launched to frame and implement policies for issues relating to geospatial data. The bill, to be introduced...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Philippines NEDA to Launch Caraga Regional GIS Center

According to NEDA-Caraga regional director Carmencita S. Cochingco, as the socioeconomic planning agency of the region and the secretariat of the Regional Development Council (RDC), their office will spearhead the institutionalization of a geographic information system (GIS)...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Call for Geospatial Data Sharing for Japan

In response to the 8.9 magnitude earthquake, which struck offshore Sendai, Japan on Mar 11th 2011, the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University has launched the Japan Sendai Earthquake Data Portal (http://cegrp.cga.harvard.edu/japan/) to support the exchange...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Request for Proposals for Supply of Digital Aerial Photography – Archive Satellite Imagery

The objectives of the consultancy are in general to provide appropriate training, technical and project management support. The actual production work has to be done by NBS. The main goal is the empowerment...

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