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China Launches New Meteorological Satellite Fengyun-3D, Will Give Multi-Spectral Remote Sensing Images
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Russian Space Agency to Open Satellite Data Reception Center in Antarctic
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Dubai Pushes for Unmanned Aviation Leadership
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China Preparing Launch of Next Pair of Beidou-3 Positioning Satellites
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Friday, June 25th, 2010

TanDEM-X Adds More Elevation Data

The TanDEM-X satellite was successfully launched recently. It is expected to provide a 12 m resolution digital elevation dataset for use around the globe. It marks yet another step in the...

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Remote Sensing Provides New Tools for Earthquake Assessment and Prediction

New airborne remote sensing techniques and tools are helping scientists gain a better understanding of earthquakes. Airborne sensors provide the advantage of being able to cover a great deal of ground,...

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Satellite-Based Earth Observation Market Continues to Grow

Government agencies around the world are investing in earth observation data from commercial satellite providers for defense and security purposes in an effort to avoid the high capital cost of building their own...

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Asian Marine Spatial Data Infrastructures

Recent oil spill events in the Gulf of Mexico should cause others to awaken to the possibility that their coasts could be threatened by similar circumstances. Asian countries are now in a position to learn many...

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Aerial LiDAR Overview

LiDAR is another tool in the surveyor’s toolbox. It is capable of providing a three-dimensional X,Y,Z position with a possible accuracy of 5 cm.. The key components of aerial LiDAR instruments include: 

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Resource Mapping of East China Sea Remains Tense

As countries have exhausted their terrestrial natural resource reserves, they are turning to sea-bed resources. Perhaps nowhere else in the world is this practice as politically charged as the East China Sea. Particularly...

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Mapping the Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean plays a dominate role to the many countries and people of Asia. This contribution can be measured in many ways, from food to resources, transport and weather moderation. But how much do we...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

GPS Update Adds Accuracy

This month the U.S. Air Force begins the launch of new GPS satellites that will dramatically improve the accuracy of GPS signals. The IIF generation of satellites will eventually replace half of the existing satellite constellation, with...

Friday, May 7th, 2010

Least Squares Offer Incremental Accuracy Improvement

Building the government infrastructure for land record and land parcels involves the creation of a survey database of field measurement, geodetic survey control, and the surveyors’ boundary determinations. The cadastral dataset includes parcels, boundary lines, parcel corners,...

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Mining and the Value of 3D

Mining operations have used 3D technologies for many years. These technologies provide important benefits to both open-pit and underground mining operations. The technologies used to capture 3D information include aerial and satellite imagery, laser, global positioning systems...

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