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Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Indian Space Agency to Launch Three Satellites in April

The launch of the three satellites -- Indian 1,200-kg Resourcesat-2, Indo-Russian 93-kg-Youthsat and Singapore's 103-kg X-Sat -- was earlier slated for February. The official also said after the agency's last two missions involving its heavy rocket --...

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Satellites Provide a Picture of Southeast Asia’s Deforestation

The picture of Southeast Asia's deforestation is coming into greater focus. Scientists have developed a new satellite-imaging technique that allows them to have a better bird's eye view of when carbon-rich peatlands were cleared and to what...

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Reminder – Remote sensing – The Synergy of High Technologies

On April 15 within the V International Conference “Remote sensing – the synergy of high technologies” Sovzond Company (Russia), MDA (Canada) and Kongsberg Spacetec (Norway) will organize a series of theme seminars on radar data application. Nowadays there...

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Reminder – The 7th International Symposium on Digital Earth

You are cordially invited to attend the 7th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE7), which will be held in Perth, Australia, from 23-25 August 2011. Digital Earth is a global initiative as virtual representation of...

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

GPS Chaos: How a $30 Box Can Jam Your Life

GPS works thanks to radio signals from satellites. The dominant provider is still the US military's NavStar network, with at least 24 satellites operating at any given time, positioned so that you can always see four of...

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

New Campaign Targets Illegal Online Mapping

Authorities are stepping up efforts in a special campaign to crack down on unlicensed mapping service providers and take down online maps that violate Chinese laws, said a senior official from the State Bureau of Surveying and...

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...

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