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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...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Satellite-Based System to Minimise Earthquake Damage

Earthquake vulnerability tests have been conducted in some 19,000 buildings in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet, the disaster management minister tells parliament. "All the buildings will be examined step by step. Moreover, initiatives have been taken to develop a...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Preparing for Bihar’s First Town and Country Plannnig Act

Ahmedabad-based Centre for Environment Planning and Technology (CEPT)'s urban planner and urban management consultants are preparing Bihar's first Town and Country Planning Act. The legislation, once approved, will guide planned urban development in Bihar. The proposed legislation...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

China Debris Threatens Indian Satellites

The space debris created by China's anti-satellite test in 2007 poses a threat to Indian satellites, the government said this week. India's remote-sensing satellites are placed in low-earth orbit above 175 km (600 km to 900 km...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

New System Gives Tsunami Warnings in Real Time

In more than one way a tsunami comes out of the blue. Mammoth waves generated by a sub-sea earthquake can sneak upon a shoreline and wreak havoc upon unaware coastal residents in minutes. But a new tsunami...

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