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Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Pacific Hydro Taps the Power of GIS

Maja Barnett, GIS Co-ordinator at Pacific Hydro, estimates that over 95% of documents across the organisation have some sort of geospatial reference and has cited this as the reason for developing a system to spatially enable documents...

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Paper – GNSS Heighting and Its Potential Use in Malaysia

A system of vertical control is realised with the establishment of a levelling network whereby the height value of points may be defined. In early 1977, the Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM) began to undertake...

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

LINZ – Mourning Our Loss: Geoff Howard

It is with sad heart that I must pass along the news of the recent passing of our colleague, Geoff Howard, Chief Topographer at LINZ. As many of you know Geoff was an institution within the New Zealand...

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

China Aims to Launch Eight Beidou Navigation Satellites by 2012

China has sent eight Beidou satellites into orbit, with the latest launched in April, said Ran Chengqi, director of China Satellite Navigation System management office at the second China satellite navigation academic annual meeting. Eight more will...

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

China to Spend $5.3 billion on Sichuan River Navigation

China will allocate 35 billion yuan ($5.3 billion) to improve the inland water navigable capacity of rivers in southwest China's Sichuan Province between 2011 and 2015, the Southwest Commercial News said Tuesday, citing provincial government officials. Two...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Australia Launches Urban Growth Plan

The federal government has unveiled its blueprint for the future of the nation's 18 largest cities. The National Urban Policy, released by federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Anthony Albanese on Wednesday, sets out a broad range of principles...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Solar Storms – Peak in 2013 with Potentially Devastating Effect

A senior official at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says solar storms pose a growing threat to criticial infrastructure such as satellite communications, navigation systems and electrical transmission equipment. NOAA Assistant Secretary Kathryn Sullivan says...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

NASA Ocean-watch Satellite Ready for June Launch

The US space agency said Tuesday it is preparing to launch a satellite to observe levels of salt on the surface of the world's oceans and how changes in salinity may be linked to future climate. The...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Mass Wasting Triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake

Large shallow earthquakes also trigger widespread, coseismic landslides that cause significant but spatially heterogeneous erosion. Research using high-resolution satellite imagery examine the potential changes in orogen volume using landslide area. According to the research, the Wenchuan earthquake...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

India, U.S. Start $50 Million Fund for Clean Technology

The United States and India announced a joint $50 million fund to promote research in clean energy technologies on Wednesday, a step seen as part of efforts to whittle down their differences over how to fight climate...

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