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Iran Claims To Be Developing One-Metre Resolution Earth Observation Satellite
The head of the Iran Space Agency, Morteza Barari,...
Apple Boss Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Mapping App From Its Store.
Apple's boss has defended the tech giant's decision to...
U.K. Announces £2 Million in Counter Drone Contracts with Industry and Academia
A recent Frost and Sullivan forecast predicts counter-drone market revenues...
Japan announces open sharing of radar satellite data
At GEO Week 2019, Ms. Sasaki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of...
China announces open sharing of Gaofen data
At the opening of the GEO Week 2019 Plenary,...
South Africa And Uganda Win Big At GEO Week 2019
The GEO Week 2019 and the GEO Ministerial Summit...
Terra Drone conducts 160m chimney inspection at thermal power plant in Japan
Chiba, Japan – Leading industrial drone solutions provider Terra Drone...
Sudan launches its first ever satellite in partnership with China
Sudan's first-ever satellite to carry out research in military,...
China launches Gaofen-7 high-resolution satellite able to provide stereo imagery
BEIJING – China on Sunday launched a new high-resolution...
UK and Australia team up to use space technology to protect Pacific Ocean
Pacific island countries vulnerable to climate change will benefit...

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Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Google Launches Earth Engine for Carbon Accounting

As promised last year at the COP15 climate talks in Copenhagen, the Google Earth Engine launched today at the COP16 Climate Change Conference in Cancun. Earth Engine is a dynamic digital model of our planet that is...

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

China to Build a National-Level Geographic Information Industrial Park

China has begun construction on a national Geographic Information Industrial Park that will cover 66.7 hectares in Beijing. An investment of 15 billion yuan ($2.2 billion) is being made with funds from the State Bureau of Surveying...

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Value of a Map: North Korea – South Korea

This past week saw North Korea launch live ammunition into South Korea. The event has raised tensions in the region. While the original border between these two countries was mapped when the Armistice was signed in 1953,...

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Convergence of Technology Trends Leads to the Internet of Things

The “Internet of Things” is upon us, where ubiquitous network connectivity provides a means for sensors or devices to communicate. The ability for each sensor or device to have their own IP address adds a two-way communication...

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Beijing GEO Summit Marks GEOSS Mid Point Print

The Beijing meeting of the Group on Earth Observations earlier this month marked the half-way point toward achieving the goals of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS). The event was a time to reflect on...

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Mt. Merapi – Challenging Spatial Information Technology

Mt. Merapi began erupting October 26 and has pushed volcanic ash into the atmosphere continuously at an alarming rate. This ash has already claimed 200 lives. Furthermore, it has had damaging consequences for not only the native...

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Geospatial Technology & Mega Hydro Projects

China has slowly re-opened the door for development of mega hydro projects. This follows a period where such development was limited due to environmental concerns. A number of projects have recently been given approval to proceed including...

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

National Land Surveys – Information – Policy

Land surveys provide the means to initiate administrative actions that support growth and development. Different countries approach the construction of national land datasets in different ways. In Korea, a national land survey was initiated and it included...

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The Group on Earth Observation Convenes This Week in China

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) convenes in China this week to discuss the creation and coordination of the planetary system of earth observation. The Seventh Plenary Session from Nov. 3-5 in Beijing marks the fifth year...

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Laser Mapping Helps Predict Avalanches in the Himalayas

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), one of Asia's largest research and development organizations, has teamed with Elcome Technologies in India to deploy the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE). SASE is deploying the SiteMonitor laser...

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