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Agri ministry allowed to use drones for remote sensing data collection
The agriculture ministry has been permitted to use drones for remote sensing data...
J-K Lt Governor inaugurates 607 vocational labs, education portal and GIS portal
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday e-inaugurated 607 vocational...
Global Navigation Satellite Systems winter school to start from Feb 22
ISLAMABAD- Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Institute of of Space Technology...
‘New geospatial policy opportunity for Indian industry’
New Delhi (IANS) Experts from a range of domains...
South China Sea: Satellite images show China building ‘full-blown military bases’ on artificial islands
Worrying new satellite imagery suggests China is building “full-blown...
infiniDome Delivers GPS Monitoring and Protection Solution to Israel Railways
CAESAREA, Israel - infiniDome Ltd., The GPS Security Company,...
India liberalises restrictions on geospatial data for map-making
Announcing a sweeping change in India's mapping policy, the...
Two South Aussie Satellites set for lift off
Fleet Space Technologies and Myriota will launch separate IoT...
ISRO to launch iBrazilian, Indian startup satellite in first mission of 2021
India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to...
SRA plans biometric survey using GIS map for slum hutments
Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on Wednesday has invited request...

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Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Australian Smoke Plume Sets Records

Bushfires have raged in Victoria and New South Wales since November 2019, yielding startling satellite images of smoke plumes streaming from southeastern Australia on a near daily basis. The images got even more eye-popping in January 2020...

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Agreement on Data Utilization of Earth Observation Satellite with FAO

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) agreed to collaborate with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on data utilization of Earth-observation satellites. Imai Ryoichi (left), JAXA vice president, and Daniel Gustafson (right), FAO’s Deputy Director-General...

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

TSUBAME Sets Guinness World Record

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced that its Super Low Altitude Test Satellite “TSUBAME” (SLATS) was registered by the Guinness World Records as having achieved the “lowest altitude by an Earth observation satellite in orbit.” With its...

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Thick Smoke Blankets Southeastern Australia

The record-setting and deadly fire season in Australia took a dramatic turn in the last week of December and first week of January. Residents of southeastern Australia told news media about the daytime seeming to turn to...

Monday, December 16th, 2019

Frozen Karakul Lake

Karakul in many Turkish languages means “black lake.” That description of Karakul Lake, located high in the eastern Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan, is accurate for some of the year. But during the region’s frigid winter, the dark...

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

India’s First Open-Source Integrated Geospatial Data Observatory Launched

India Observatory, the country’s first socio, economic, ecological open-source integrated geospatial data platform, was launched at Hyderabad during the GeoSmart India conference. The observatory contains comprehensive information on India’s social, ecological and economic parameters on a single...

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Tsunami Unleashed by Anak Krakatoa Eruption Was at Least 100 Meters High

The deadly volcanic eruption of Anak Krakatoa in 2018 unleashed a wave at least 100 meters high that could have caused widespread devastation had it been travelling in another direction, new research shows. Over 400 people lost...

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Drones Are Transforming Palm Oil Output in Southeast Asia

As haze blanketed large tracts of Southeast Asia in October 2019, office workers with Genting Plantations Bhd. in Jakarta were investigating the source of the choking smoke more than a thousand kilometers away. Images collected from drones...

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Bushfires Rage in Australia

The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission captured the multiple bushfires burning across Australia’s east coast. Around 150 fires are still burning in New South Wales and Queensland, with hot and dry conditions accompanied with strong winds, said to be...

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

Bushfires Still Raging in New South Wales

Bushfires are still raging in Australia, particularly along the east coast of New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland. The leader of the rural fire service told media that this could be “the most dangerous bushfire week this...

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