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Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Omar Highlights Utility of Geospatial Applications

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today highlighted the significance of Mission Geospatial Applications (MGA) in area specific planning and monitoring of social infrastructure. "Geospatial Applications and Remote Sensing are useful tools to give new dimension...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Ethiopia: Surveying Helicopter Crashes on Blue Nile River

A helicopter with a team of experts on board crashed into the Blue Nile River on Monday, when it hit a cable span. The helicopter owned by a a South African company was carrying out a feasibility...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

6th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts

Hong Kong, widely celebrated as Asia's world city, is increasingly integrated with the Pearl River Delta Region of China. Sustainability of Hong Kong depends on coastal developments that require engineering solutions. The issues of concern include coastal...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

GEO Supersite Monitors, Models the Sendai Disaster

Pooling the best and most up-to-date images and model results, a new GEO Geohazard Supersite has been established to advance scientific understanding of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami and support recovery operations. Meanwhile, theInternational Charter on Space and Major...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Viet Nam: Infrastructure Draws Private Investment

Efforts to raise more capital from the private sector for infrastructure development projects were on the right track, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. From now to 2020, Viet Nam will need US$160 billion to develop...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

New Director for Minerals Down Under Flagship

Following an intensive international search and selection process, CSIRO has appointed one of its own, Jonathan Law, as the new Director of the organisation’s Minerals Down Under National Research Flagship.  Mr Law brings with him a strong...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Japan Quake Caused Unusually Severe Soil Collapse

The scale of Japan's March 11 earthquake and tsunami wasn't the only thing that surprised geologists. The 9.0 earthquake in Japan — the fourth most powerful quake ever recorded — also caused an unusually severe and widespread shift in soil...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Simulation Systems Could Help

Flood disaster monitoring and simulation modelling systems can be developed to help manage compensation claims for disaster victims, say industry experts. Systems using satellite imagery, remote sensing, climate databases and high computing power can predict risk coverage...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

ISRO to Launch Three Satellites Today

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is scheduled to launch an advanced remote sensing satellite on Wednesday, along with an experimental imaging satellite. The proposed launch has drawn attention because it comes after two failed starts last...

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

KPLC Initiates a Digital Mapping Project

The Kenya Power & Lighting Company (KPLC) has initiated a facilities digital mapping project worth Shs.259 million aimed at improving the company's operations and customer service. The project, known as Facilities Database, entails the use of a...

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