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Iran Claims To Be Developing One-Metre Resolution Earth Observation Satellite
The head of the Iran Space Agency, Morteza Barari,...
Apple Boss Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Mapping App From Its Store.
Apple's boss has defended the tech giant's decision to...
U.K. Announces £2 Million in Counter Drone Contracts with Industry and Academia
A recent Frost and Sullivan forecast predicts counter-drone market revenues...
Japan announces open sharing of radar satellite data
At GEO Week 2019, Ms. Sasaki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of...
China announces open sharing of Gaofen data
At the opening of the GEO Week 2019 Plenary,...
South Africa And Uganda Win Big At GEO Week 2019
The GEO Week 2019 and the GEO Ministerial Summit...
Terra Drone conducts 160m chimney inspection at thermal power plant in Japan
Chiba, Japan – Leading industrial drone solutions provider Terra Drone...
Sudan launches its first ever satellite in partnership with China
Sudan's first-ever satellite to carry out research in military,...
China launches Gaofen-7 high-resolution satellite able to provide stereo imagery
BEIJING – China on Sunday launched a new high-resolution...
UK and Australia team up to use space technology to protect Pacific Ocean
Pacific island countries vulnerable to climate change will benefit...

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Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Borneo Rainforest Monitoring Tool Wins GMES Prize

The European Union's Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) programme has recently concluded their GMES Ideas Challenge, which awards prizes to the best applications for new uses of earth observation images. The overall winner of this...

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

New Zealand Oil Spill Triggers Aerial Surveillance Charter

The break-up of a stranded cargo ship on the Astrolabe Reef in New Zealand has triggered the International Charter for Space  and Major Disasters. With cracks appearing the hull, and an estimate 1,900 tonnes of oil and...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

India Launches the Megha-Tropiques Earth Observation Satellite

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched the Megha-Tropiques satellite, along with three micro satellites, aboard their Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle today. The Megha-Tropiques earth observation satellite is an Indo-French Joint Satellite Mission that will study...

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Japan Proves a Hotbed for Location-Based Services Growth

Location-based services has been an emerging market for more than ten years, with projected explosive growth worldwide that hasn't matched the hype. While new check-in services, such as Gowalla and Foursquare, were seen as a driver for...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

The Continuing Evolution of 3D Cadastre in Asia

Continuing discussion and technological advances with respect to 3D cadastre are changing how cadastre are stored and used. By comparison, 2D cadastre have several disadvantages that updated and improved 3D products and services can provide. Both Nepal...

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Laser Scanning – Advancing 3D

Laser scanning has become increasingly popular from both airborne and terrestrial perspectives. New products are advancing the options for use and enabling the collection of 3D data from varied environments. This poses new challenges, but also solves...

Friday, October 7th, 2011

New HabiMAP Tool Factors Development Impacts to Marine Environments

The Perth, Australia office of international professional and environmental services firm AECOM has developed an new tool to assess the risks to critical marine habitats from development. HabiMAP provides new survey techniques to map and assess animals,...

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Malaysia Commits to Expanding Satellite Earth Observation Program

The Malaysian government has made a five-year and RM200 million (US$66 million) commitment to extend their RazakSAT earth observation satellite program that began with the launch of RazakSATE-1 on July 14, 2009. The Ministry of Science, Technology...

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