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India’s Drone-Powered Digital Maps Project Begins In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
The Survey of India, with support from Department of...
China Launches Earth-Observing Satellites, Solar Sail Experiment
Two Earth-imaging satellites and an experimental solar sail payload...
Geospatial Policy Safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s Environment
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India initiates drone-powered digital maps project
The government-owned organisation, Survey of India (SOI), with support...
Drone flying in Marunouchi, Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
Terra Drone demos safe use of UAVs with Mitsubishi Estate for urban area logistics and security in Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
China hands over Zimbabwe’s arable land distribution data in scientific research cooperation
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India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal
India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the...
Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the Lunar orbit, says ISRO
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Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Singapore Urban Development Authority Wins URISA Award

Singapore's Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has won the prestigious Exemplary Systems in Government (ESIG) award from the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA). The URA Digital 3D Urban Model System garnered praise because it was built...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Mapping Oceanographic Current in the Northwest Pacific

Monitoring and mapping of oceanographic currents helps in understanding the movement of contaminants in ocean waters and estimating the impacts of climate change and to provide faster sea ship routes. The Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration has recently...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

India Begins Coastline Multi-Hazard Mapping Project in 3D

Hyderabad-based Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) has started work on multi-hazard vulnerability mapping of the country's entire coastline. The mapping effort aims to inform authorities of vulnerable areas so that they can adequately prepare...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

High-Speed Rail + High-Speed WiMax in Taiwan

This week the Bureau of High-Speed Rail in Taiwan (HSR) decided to innovate railway transportation through providing 4G wireless internet. This is a clear sign that being connected, even while moving at high-speed, knows no bounds and...

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Spatial Genie Launches to Promote GIS Education in Australian Schools

The Education Services Australia (ESA) has launched Spatial Genie, an education system to promote GIS in Australian schools. This capability marks the first time the education system in Australia has invested in the development and promotion of...

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Finding the Source: Brahmaputra, Indus, Salween and Irrawaddy Rivers

The source of the Brahmaputra, Indus, Salween and Irrawaddy rivers was reported this week from scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Using satellite imagery, Liu Shaochuang, a researcher with the Institute of Remote Sensing Applications at CAS reported...

Friday, August 19th, 2011

Existing Coastal Radar Detected Japan Tsunami

To date, tsunami detection and warning systems have been based on deep-water, pressure-sensor observations that determine changes in sea surface elevation and fluctuation on the coast, which are point measurements. Researchers observed after-the-fact that existing coastal current...

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