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Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Malaysia Is First SEA Country to Get Waze Underground Tunnel Mapping

Crowd-sourcing map app Waze announced a new initiative in Malaysia as part of a partnership with Kuala Lumpur’s Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) to help drivers in the Malaysian capital “move better” and “stay safe.” Bluetooth-enabled devices—known simply...

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Climate Change Could Trigger More Landslides in High Mountain Asia

More frequent and intense rainfall events due to climate change could cause more landslides in the High Mountain Asia region of China, Tibet and Nepal, according to the first quantitative study of the link between precipitation and...

Monday, February 24th, 2020

NRL’s Remote Sensing Division Analyzes Ground Characteristics in Australia

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) physical scientists, engineers, and principal investigator Andrei Abelev visited Australia in May 2019 to validate their techniques for terrain characterization. Using multiple types of sensors to gain understanding of different soils, the...

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

Satellite Image Data Reveals Rapid Decline of China’s Intertidal Wetlands

Using archives of satellite imaging data, a study in Frontiers in Earth Science has conducted the most in-depth study of China’s intertidal wetlands to date and found a 37.62% decrease in area between 1970 and 2015. Intertidal...

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Terra Drone’s Group Company Helps Fight Coronavirus with Drones

On Feb. 6, 2020, a medical delivery drone flying from the people’s Hospital of Xinchang County to the disease control center of Xinchang County successfully completed the whole process of air transportation, marking the launch of the...

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...

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