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First European satellite with AI set for launch
CubeSats are getting clever. These shoe-boxed sized craft are...
India’s Drone-Powered Digital Maps Project Begins In Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana
The Survey of India, with support from Department of...
China Launches Earth-Observing Satellites, Solar Sail Experiment
Two Earth-imaging satellites and an experimental solar sail payload...
Geospatial Policy Safeguarding Abu Dhabi’s Environment
Providing a single source of accurate, reliable environmental information...
India initiates drone-powered digital maps project
The government-owned organisation, Survey of India (SOI), with support...
Drone flying in Marunouchi, Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
Terra Drone demos safe use of UAVs with Mitsubishi Estate for urban area logistics and security in Tokyo
Tokyo – Japan-headquartered Terra Drone Corporation, one of the...
China hands over Zimbabwe’s arable land distribution data in scientific research cooperation
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India Just Found Its Lost Vikram Lander on the Moon, Still No Signal
India's Chandrayaan-2 orbiter circling the moon has spotted the...
Chandrayaan 2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the Lunar orbit, says ISRO
The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is healthy and safe in the...

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Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Indonesia Coal Areas Have Infrastructure Hurdles

Indonesia’s new coal supply areas in South Sumatra and the Wahau field must overcome infrastructure limitations to help meet demand from emerging markets including India, according to Wood Mackenzie Consultants Ltd. There are $8 billion of infrastructure...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

First Large-scale Map of Oil Palm Plantations Reveals Big Environmental Toll

Expansion of industrial oil palm plantations across Malaysia and Indonesia have laid waste to vast areas of forest and peatlands, exacerbating greenhouse gas emissions and putting biodiversity at risk, reports a new satellite-based analysis that maps mature...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Christchurch Quake Mapped from Space

The Magnitude 6.3 tremor killed more than 160 people and shattered a city already reeling from a previous seismic event in September. Data from the Japanese Alos spacecraft has been used to map the way the ground...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Med Body to Map Mosquitoes in Orissa

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will undertake a mapping of mosquitoes in the state using Geospatial Information System (GIS), a senior official said. The proposed GIS mapping of vectors is aimed at evolving a common...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Russia to Track GLONASS from Australia

In the near future Russia and Australia will sign an agreement on the establishment of monitoring stations for the Russian GLONASS navigation system around the Australian city of Brisbane, an official with the Russian space agency said. The...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Australian Navy Maps PNG Seabed

The Australian Navy is mapping the seafloor around what will become one of Papua New Guinea's most important ports. For the last two weeks the hydrographic ship, HMAS Leeuwin, has been surveying Caution Bay near Port Moresby. The...

Monday, March 7th, 2011

After Sustainability

Next month, government executives will converge on Incheon, Korea, for the Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) international conference. One of the themes for the conference is "resilience" -- an emerging trend in sustainability. According to the conference...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

GPS In Cops’ Vehicles Go On the Blink

At least 30 police vehicles fitted with either global positioning system (GPS) or geographic information system (GIS) could not be traced while they were patrolling the metropolis' streets, as the equipment installed to track their positions are...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

South Korea: Mapping Burial Grounds

South Korean net users have created a Google map listing where the culled cattle were buried. South Korean government dumped about a quarter of its herd on numerous spots throughout the country to slow down its worst foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. And worries grow that the animal blood and...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Google Adds New Feature to its Map Application

The Internet search giant Google has launched its web version of Foursquare on a new version of Google Maps. Maps offers to share check-in with your friends connected with Latitude and possibly publish your position in your Google...

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