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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Developing Spatial Statistics

The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) has recently published a paper entitled 'Setting up a Spatial Industry Statistics Program —A Discussion Paper'.  As the Discussion Paper points out, there is currently no means for collecting spatial statistics...

Friday, December 31st, 2010

Surveying and the Digital Earth

The Digital Earth Symposium comes to Perth, Australia in 2011. Along with this event comes continued discussion on topics related to living in a digital world. Already we are experiencing many of the...

Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

The Power of GIS and SMS Alert Services

Communicating important messages can be triggered through geographic information systems (GIS) activities. Using mobile devices, short message service (SMS) occur as text messages and often originate automatically. Deteriorating weather forecasts, tsunami alerts, flood events and pollution impacts...

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Vietnam and Cambodia Embark on Extensive Survey to Determine Shared Border

The border between Cambodia and Vietnam is set to be refined with an extensive surveying and mapping project. The Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on Border Demarcation announced the award for a two-year, US $1.5 million mapping project to...

Friday, December 17th, 2010

GLONASS Launch Failure – End of GLONASS?

Last week three GLONASS satellites were launched from Baikonur, Russia and failed to achieve orbit. A quick review of the international media showed a wide variation in response. Some were downright negative, seeing the failure as the...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

MapQuest’s New Openness Began in India

MapQuest has fully embraced the open technology of OpenStreetMap (OSM), having launched sites built on OSM data in many countries and continents this year with more to come throughout 2011. India was among the first of these...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Building Capacity in Remote Sensing for Disasters

The use and application of aerial and satellite imagery plays an important role in planning for and mitigating the impacts of disasters. This includes flooding, earthquake, tsunami, desertification and other extreme events. This technology depends upon adequate...

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Australia Takes a Sustainability Approach to Urban Planning Reform

The Australian government has realized the importance of a nationally-consistent urban policy approach as well as the need to focus development on cities as engines for the country's economy. While the ...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

The Future of the Global Navigation System of Systems

Coming satellite launches among the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) promise new and stronger signals, with the greater number of satellites resulting in better accuracy, faster position acquisition, and more ubiquitous use in such problematic areas as...

Friday, December 10th, 2010

COP16 – Role of Geospatial Technologies

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico will wrap up this weekend. This round of debate and discussions follows on the events of Copenhagen last year, and so far has not brought any major agreements...

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