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National Geospatial Information Center Boosts Luokung’s all Aspects of Development in Application for Geospatial Information industrialization
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GA-ASI Conducts JCG’s Validation Flights in Japan
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China launches Shiyan-6 and Gaofen remote sensing satellites with two launches in three days
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Israeli Military Launches Radical New Google Maps Alternative
“Imagine a tourist arriving in a foreign city,” the...
Facebook buys street level mapping startup Mapillary
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ISRO technology to help West Bengal govt settle insurance claims of farmers!
To quickly disburse the insurance claims of farmers who...
UK to map underground utilities under geospatial data strategy
The UK government has published a strategy setting out...
Space Satellite Data Reveals the Pandemic’s Effects on Earth
NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan Aerospace...
Viasat’s Real-Time Earth Ground Station Now Open in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia - Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications...
DSOA inks deal with Dubai Municipality arm to create geospatial data
The Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA) has signed a...

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Friday, March 25th, 2011

A Brief History of Time Zones

Theoretically, the world should be divided into 24 equal time zones, in which each zone differs from the last by one hour. But as the years have passed, the world has turned into a much more complicated...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

First Broad-scale Maps of Life on the Sea-shelf

Marine scientists from five research agencies have pooled their skills and resources to compile a directory of life on Australia’s continental shelf. They examined the shelf seascape during a three-year program of the Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities (CERF) Marine Biodiversity Hub....

Friday, March 25th, 2011

National Standard to Help Clean Up Coastal Pollution

A national standard will be drafted that limits pollutant discharge into the sea as part of a campaign to protect the fragile maritime environment, a top administrator said. Local regulations in coastal provinces are the only code of...

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Remote Sensing Based Post-Disaster Damage Mapping – Ready for a Collaborative Approach?

Rapid and accurate assessment of structural damage is essential after disaster events, especially in densely built-up urban areas. The results provide guidance for rescue forces and other immediate relief efforts, as well as subsequent rehabilitation and reconstruction....

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Baguio City Police Deploy GIS

A research team from the University of the Cordilleras (UC) is now developing a crime mapping system using Geographic Information System (GIS) for the Baguio City Police Office (BCPO). Now widely used not just for crime solution...

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Hong Kong Constructs Territory-Wide 3D Spatial Database

Paul Ng, Chief Land Surveyor of the Land Information Centre, Lands Department, revealed that the Lands Department is currently constructing and maintaining a territory-wide photo-realistic 3D spatial database which would include buildings, roads and terrain with positional...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Learning to Manage Disasters in Malaysia

An earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale followed by 10-meter high tsunami in Japan, last week managed to remove the perception of the international community since the beginning of this year's protest focused on the disaster...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

China Cracks Down on Illegal Online Mapping Services

China has launched a nationwide campaign to eliminate illegal online mapping services, according to the country's mapping watchdog on Monday. Administered by a coordinating board made up of 13 ministry-level agencies headed by the State Bureau of...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Beidou Navigation System to Serve Chinese Private Car Owners in 2012

Chinese private car owners will be able to enjoy positioning services provided by the Beidou satellite navigation and positioning system starting in 2012, said Sun Jiadong, chief designer of the Beidou satellite navigation and positioning system. China...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Council Delays Endorsing Spatial Planning Bill

The Jakarta City Council said Friday it was not able to conclude the deliberation of a draft of the 2010-2030 spatial planning bill since it was waiting for feedback from the public. The bill regulates how the...

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