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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...

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Indonesia – Tsunami Warning System Monitoring

During the past week we have learned that the existing Tsunami Warning Systems in Indonesia have been vandalised. This act may have contributed toward the greater number of deaths as, any...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Australia Embarks on an Effort to Build Virtual Australia Print

The idea of Virtual Australia is to build a fully interoperable interactive 3D photo-realistic simulation of the natural and built environment on all scales down to 2cm, including internal spaces and...

Friday, October 29th, 2010

GPS Handhelds Support Green Initiatives for the City of Shanghai

Over the past several years, City of Shanghai leaders have been focusing their efforts on creating a greener and more sustainable city. Being awarded the World Expo 2010 event was even...

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

India Touts the Role of Space Technologies for Natural Resource Management

Dr. Kasturirangan, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), spoke this week at the inaugural National Seminar on Management of Natural Resources and Environment. He emphasized the important role of space technologies for natural resource...

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Central Southern China Power – 2D to 3D Design

Central Southern China Power Institute presented at the recent Be Inspired 2010 Conference this week in Amsterdam. The institute employs 1400 people and 80 engineers. It has completely advanced the construction processes for many substations, moving from...

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Extending Spatial Software to Decision Making

Traditionally the spatial information sector has been very good at collecting geodata and processing it. The number and types of different sensors has grown from digitization to aerial imagery and now includes integrated sensors that are able...

Friday, October 1st, 2010

GIS As Appropriate Technology: Health Mapping in Remote Eastern Indonesia

The rural population of eastern Indonesia generally has limited access to health services due to rugged topography, poor roads and limited health resources. Moreover there are often no comprehensive audits of health infrastructure resulting in poor coordination...

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Evolution of Conservation Area Land Management

Conservation area land management is gaining wider asoption throughout Asia as the stress of development places greater pressure on natural resources. This relationship is not necessarily unilateral, conservation of quality water,...

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Can We Build ‘Geospatial-Geomatic Screens’ for Disaster Mitigation?

The ability to provide disaster mitigation relies upon the experiences of many people around the globe. These past experiences have included many observations, approaches and included different technological applications to further...

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