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CHC Navigation’s GNSS receivers reach the Everest Peak
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Government wants to launch a satellite to help South African students study remotely
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Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
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Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
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Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing...
ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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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...

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

3D Visualization Communicates the Value of Geology

Geological surveying has its roots in economic development, mapping natural resources and energy sources for industry exploitation and monetary gain. The monetary aspects of this mapping effort have meant a reluctance...

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

QZSS and the Growing Role of GNSS in Asia

In a presentation by Hiroaki Tateshita Hiroaki Tateshita of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) given in Bali, Indonesia last week, an update of current GNSS activity was provided. The new Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) satellite that...

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

GIS Becomes Open and Everywhere at the Esri/UC

The concept of GIS as open and everywhere was highlighted at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego last week. The idea that we'll access GIS just like we now...

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Transportation Through Surveying and Mapping

Advances in surveying and mapping technologies are quickly adopted in the transportation sector. While many people are interested in actual traffic movement, the construction of roads, bridges, rail, airports and other...

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Community Remote Sensing Emerges

The growing need for earth observation, and the limited reach of government-sponsored earth observing satellites and systems, has given rise to a rapidly emerging new field of community remote sensing. This...

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Decision Support – Disaster and Risk Management Print

The quick availability of geoinformation can provide many benefits for disaster and risk management related efforts involving floods, earthquakes, cyclones, wildfires and the like. This information often originates from many sources...

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Hexagon’s Acquisition of Intergraph Promises to Speed CAD and GIS Convergence

A major announcement in the geospatial marketplace took place this week when Hexagon announces its acquisition of Intergraph. The move continues the growth of Hexagon via acquisition, and adds a software...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

China’s Online Mapping Regulation Moves to Certification Print

China's State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping has now begun the licensing of online mapping services, having just announced the operators that have made the cut. The country felt they needed...

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Russian Cadastre Steps into the 21st Century Print

The Russian cadastral system took a step forward in the fall of 2009 as a new directive was put forward that included the elements cadastral products and services were expected to include. The connection between...

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