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Tunisia To Host Second China-Arab Forum On BeiDou GNSS Use
Tunisia will host the second forum on Chinese and...
Mauritius: Workshop to Empower Participants On the Use of Geospatial Techniques
A capacity-building workshop on Geographical Information System (GIS), specifically...
ISRO’s GSAT-29 satellite launch on 14 Nov in the clouds after Cyclone Gaja warnings
As Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) moves the communications...
China to launch first Hongyan LEO communications constellation satellite soon
China will launch the first of around 320 satellites...
Russia Jammed GPS Signals During NATO Military Exercise Involving US Troops
The Russian military jammed GPS signals during a major...
Morocco to Launch Mohammed VI-B Satellite
Morocco will on November 21 launch the Mohammed VI-B...
China Focus: China to enhance space science, technology sharing in Asia-Pacific
BEIJING - China is planning to promote the sharing...
Russian Scientists to Set Up Space Observation Posts in Arctic by 2020
MOSCOW - Russian scientists intend to set up a...
Soyuz Launches European Weather Satellite
WASHINGTON — A Soyuz rocket successfully launched a European...
China-France Oceanography Satellite to Assist with Disaster Management
China and France launched a new joint Earth observation...

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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...

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

New R&D Centre for Credent

Singapore-based Credent Technology has established a research and development centre. The R&D venture will operate as Credent Advanced Technology Sdn Bhd. It will be located in Malaysia's multimedia super corridor. 'Credent Advanced Technology will be our...

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