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Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

ISRO’s Cyclone Predictor

Imagine a powerful cyclone about to hit the coast at a wind speed of 155 km per hour (100mph). Imagine the havoc it can wreck in the area and the threat it poses to fishermen out in...

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The Global Geodetic Observing System Portal

GGOS is the Observing System of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). GGOS works with the IAG components to provide the geodetic infrastructure necessary for monitoring the Earth system and for global change research. The GGOS Portal will...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

GIS Maps to be Linked with Data on Households for Census

As part of a countrywide exercise, the Census Directorate will undertake GIS mapping of 647 statutory towns and 1.06 lakh villages in Uttar Pradesh, which will show each and every house and the number of people living...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

OGC and SIG 3D Advance Standards for 3D Digital Cities

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Special Interest Group (SIG) 3D SIG 3D members defined the first version of CityGML and in 2005 submitted CityGML as a candidate standard into the OGC standards process. CityGML is a...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

India Not Ready to Handle Natural Disasters

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has said India is not prepared to face natural disasters. The NDMA arrived at this conclusion after taking stock of psycho-social support and mental health services in the country. The stock-taking found the...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Asia’s Star Burns Ever Brighter in Space

Asia's extraterrestrial ambitions have rocketed from nowhere in the 50 years since the first human space flight, with China shooting for the moon while India and Japan fuel up their own programmes. India has focused on money-making...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Single Voice for Australia’s Forest and Paper Industry

Australia’s two peak forest product industry bodies this week announced they will recommend to their members that the groups merge to form a single industry association for the forest, wood, pulp and paper sectors. The Australian Forest...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

IBM, QUT Team Up on Smarter Transport

IBM has hitched its smarter cities bandwagon to the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), teaming up to handle the implementation challenges of deploying intelligent transport infrastructure. IBM and QUT have launched the "Smart Transport Research Centre", which...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

China Launches 8th Navigation Satellite

China has successfully launched its eighth navigation satellite into orbit as part of a project to develop its own global satellite navigation system, official news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. A Long March-3A carrier rocket carrying the...

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

A Cautionary Tale of Private-sector Urbanization

When construction is completed on the first of five new urban villages to be nestled among 23,000 acres of hill country between sprawling Mumbai and the booming industrial and high-tech city of Pune, 300,000 people are expected...

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