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Turkey’s Lake Salda may yield answers for life on Mars
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Nepal set to send new map to UN, others
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ISRO Launches Free Online Course On ‘Remote Sensing’ For Students, Professionals
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European Sentinel satellites to map global CO2 emissions
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United Launch Alliance Atlas V Successfully Launches Mars 2020 Mission for NASA
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Mobile Mapping Market to witness steady growth of 17% during 2020-2026
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First Responder Technologies and Falcon Eye Drones Sign an Exclusive Distribution Agreement for UAE and Wider GCC
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Terra Drone Indonesia Obtained the First Commercial BVLOS Permit in Indonesia
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Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Chinese Beidou System to Challenge U.S. Dominancy

Beidou, the China's second generation of satellite system features services of locating, navigation, timing and even text message communication covering the Asia Pacific region by 2012, said the system chief designer Sun Jiadong. Such upgrades are perceived by...

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Japan Needs Better Tsunami Infrastructure According to an Expert

Japan's cash-strapped government has moved away in recent years from costly projects such as increasing the height of sea walls to budget measures like producing maps that show which areas are at lower sea levels, said Fumihiko...

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

India’s Prime Minister Stresses ISRO’s Role for Sustainable Development

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh urged scientists to expedite space-based applications in order to balance the share of economic growth in the society. Talking to scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Saturday, Singh said...

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Moving Towards a Spatially Enabled and Liveable Singapore

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) is Singapore’s national land use planning and conservation authority and has helped to successfully transform Singapore into one of the most liveable cities in Asia through judicious land use planning and good...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

‘Eye in Sky’ to Help Identify Human Settlements in Forests

The forest department is using remote sensing technique to identify and locate human habitations in some of its forest divisions. The department has involved UP Remote Sensing Application Centre, Lucknow, for the purpose. The maps prepared on...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Extent of Damage to Japan’s Infrastructure Still Unclear

Nearly two weeks after the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, engineers still do not know the full extent of damage to roads, bridges, rail lines and other infrastructure. While much attention has been focused on the crisis...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Indonesia Wants National Parks to be Profit Centers

The government is preparing a policy to hand the management of national parks to private sectors, expecting it to halt forest loss while helping to create forests as “profit centers”. Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan said that national...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

World’s Wind and Waves Have Been Rising for Decades

Ian Young at the Australian National University in Canberra and colleagues analysed satellite data from 1985 to 2008 to calculate wave heights and wind speeds over the world's oceans. They found that winds had strengthened – speeding...

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....

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