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Post-Failed Mission, Isro to ‘Resume Satellite Launches by December
NEW DELHI: After suffering a setback because of the...
China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System Gets Powerful Chip to Improve Positioning
A new powerful chip technology has been introduced in...
ISRO to Resume Satellite Launches by December Post Report on Failed Mission
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will resume its...
Vietnam, Japan Reach Deal on Satellite Data Exchange
NDO – The Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC), under...
Morocco to Host 7th Digital Earth Summit to Discuss Earth Observation
RABAT (Xinhua) - The seventh Digital Earth Summit will...
3rd Edition of State of Map Asia in Kathmandu
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: State of the Map Asia 2017 is...
India, Afghanistan to Cooperate in Space Technology
India will widen cooperation with Afghanistan in space technology...
ICIMOD Awarded Asia Geospatial Leadership Award
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has...
India to Help Afghanistan in Space Technology and Security Forces
After the 2nd Strategic Partnership Council Meeting, a joint...
Drones Take on Increasingly Important Role in Land, Infrastructure, and Property Development
Drones are changing the face of construction, making land,...

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Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Settling Indonesia/Australia/Timor Maritime Boundaries

East Timor, the youngest country in the world, celebrated the fifth anniversary of its independence from Indonesia on 20 May. It is a country of tremendous challenges -- it is one of the poorest in the world...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a new report last week. It was the third in a series of four planned reports. The latest document says it is possible to reduce greenhouse gas...

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Low Level Risk of Flooding

Almost 247 million people live in low elevation coastal zones, according to figures in a paper published in the journal Environment and Urbanisation. Scientists from the Centre for International Earth Science and the International Institute for...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Virtually Offshore

Petrochemical facilities that were built in an era before Computer Aided Design often have little or no documentation about the way things were originally constructed. That makes it difficult to design a refit. But lasers...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

GIS Viewed as Strategic Economic Development Tool

The Asia Pacific region is in the midst of rapid change. This change depends on information. Much of this information is concerned with questions that are fundamentally geographic in orientation -- such as the spatial patterns of...

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Digital Seoul Runs on GIS

A new urban planning system has been commissioned in Seoul. The entire South Korean capital can now be visualised down to street level. City planners are using the system as part of the development approval...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Orang Utan Conservation in Indonesia

For most, palm oil may seem like an innocent ingredient. But for the orang utans of Borneo, the increasing demand for palm oil worldwide can mean the difference between life and death. Translated as 'Man of the...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Errors and Google

One of the most difficult and perplexing problems facing Google at the moment is how to update and correct its maps. The company's Lars Rasmussen says the quest for perfection might be misplaced. 'We should be...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

New Zealand Aerial Mapping commences operation of a new Optech ALTM Waveform Digitiser

New Zealand Aerial Mapping has recently commenced operating a new Optech ALTM airborne laser scanner. The unit has an integrated waveform digitiser, which records the complete energy return detected by the sensor. NZAM is one of...

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Mapping the Indonesia-Singapore Border

It seems that tension is building between Indonesia and Singapore. The major cause for concern is the issue of the maritime boundaries between the two neighbouring states, following coastal reclamation by Singapore. It has raised questions...

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