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Gaofen Satellites Reduce China’s Dependence on Foreign Data
China's recently launched two Gaofen series satellites mark the...
Satellite Vu’s Earth Observation Satellite Wins ESA’s Top Prize
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Germany Agrees to Lease Israeli-made UAS
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CSIRO Increases Space Capability With A New Earth Observation Center
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Australia to Open New Centre to Collect Earth’s Data from Space
Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is...
Japan Aims to Produce Crucial Tech for Autonomous Cars
AUTONOMOUS cars require many pieces of technology to work...
Ordnance Survey Opens Up MasterMap Data to Boost UK Tech Sector
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The Pipeline Company in Thailand Applies SuperSurv to Improve the Efficiency of Inspection and Management
Hollywood International Ltd., the largest local consulting firm of...
Department of Defense Bans the Purchase of Commercial-Over-The-Shelf UAS, Including DJI Drones Effective Immediately
It seems that the letter that was sent by...
European Commission Seeks to Boost Space Spending
The European Commission has set out how it wants...

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Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Earth Observation – The Mountain Advantage

Earth Observation through the use of satellite and space technologies is growing. These gains are being realised in mountain environments. From basic infrastructure to climate and vegetation analysis, even the most...

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Japan’s ‘MICHIBIKI’ Satellite Set to Launch

The name MICHIBIKI means 'guiding' or 'showing the way'. And on September 11, 2010 the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will be doing just that, as that is when the new satellite is expected to launch aboard...

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Mapping the Earth’s Changes Over Time

Without time there is no change. Over longer periods of time we may expect more changes, but very significant changes can arise in short durations. Heavy rainfall brings floods, an earthquake...

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

GIS Excels at the Assessment of Risk

The disruption and devastation of natural disasters would appear to be on the rise right now, particularly in Asia where flooding has impacted a large portion of this region. Over the...

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Wheat Production Decrease – More Precision Farming

Earlier in the year global wheat production was projected to reach 676 million tonnes. That level is now decreased with recent climate related events in Russia and flooding in other parts...

Monday, August 16th, 2010

Open Source Participation Platform Launched in India

The open source mapping and reporting platform Ushahidi has spawned a hosted service in India that aims to promote effective governance by enabling awareness and citizen engagement. The site, called kiirti...

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

China – Innovating to Clean Energy

cAn ambitious plan by the government is attempting to streamline energy laws and legislation while pursuing the dual goal of innovation across the country's growing energy hunger.

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Noninvasive Mongolia Archaeology Expedition Harnesses the Crowd

The National Geographic Society is currently doing fieldwork in Mongolia to try and find the lost tomb of Genghis Khan. The expedition is using an entirely new technique by posting satellite...

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Observing Australia From Space In 3D

An international consortium* led by the University of NSW plans to begin designing satellite 3D mapping from space that could help monitor disasters like floods and fires. The 3-year project just...

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

3D Visualization Communicates the Value of Geology

Geological surveying has its roots in economic development, mapping natural resources and energy sources for industry exploitation and monetary gain. The monetary aspects of this mapping effort have meant a reluctance...

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