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Russian Scientists to Set Up Space Observation Posts in Arctic by 2020
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Soyuz Launches European Weather Satellite
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China-France Oceanography Satellite to Assist with Disaster Management
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Countdown to the 1st GMES & Africa forum in Gabon
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Harnessing Earth-observation data for practical healthcare applications
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HOT Indonesia Completed Mapping Lifeline Infrastructures in Semarang
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team has completed mapping Semarang, the capital...
Israel to provide EU unmanned maritime patrol system in 68 mln USD deal
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Japan launches greenhouse gas observing satellite
Japan has launched a new satellite to observe greenhouse...
Philippine-made Diwata-2B goes into orbit with KhalifaSat
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Japan’s NTT & Furuno Electric develop GNSS receiver for severe reception conditions
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Friday, September 10th, 2010

The Move Toward Intelligent Infrastructure Promises Geospatial Advancements

The concept of intelligent infrastructure involves the combination of sensors, network connectivity and software to monitor and analyze the inputs for more efficient operations. This concept meshes nicely with advancements in...

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...

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