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Vietnam Launches Online Mapping Service
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Ethiopia to launch first-ever satellite in December with China’s help: president
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Japan’s AxelSpace Partners With Rwanda’s Broadband Systems Corporation To Provide Satellite Imagery To African Countries
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Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Queensland Floods a Call for Spatial Investment

Maps are central to all government decision making: they tell us where and who. The speed with which maps get made available by media outlets show just how much citizens crave spatial visibility when natural disaster strikes:...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Full-scale Ops of Russia’s GLONASS to Start by July

Full-scale operations of Russia’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) are expected to start sometime in January–June, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Director Anatoly Perminov said, ITAR-TASS reported Tuesday. In early December 2010, Perminov said GLONASS was expected to...

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Thales Enhances Philippines’ Air Traffic Management System

Thales will deploy its latest generation Eurocat ATM system nationwide, together with an integrated Digital Voice Control System (VSCS), Aeronautical Information System (AIS), Automated Message Handling System (AMHS), ATN Router, GNSS monitoring and metrological systems. In addition,...

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

A Manifesto for Revisioning Mumbai

The incessant inflow and the exponential growth of a city, in itself, may not be a scary challenge, but weak urban planning and lack of political commitment to provide adequate housing is, as Arjun Appadurai points out...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

GI4DM – Geo-information for Disaster Management

Geomatics technologies are able to support management and recovery in the aftermath of manmade and natural disasters. However, disaster management also poses big challenges in all aspects of the geo-information cycle, from data acquisition, processing, management and...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Vaal Flooding Damaged Crops – minister

The flooding of the Vaal river has caused considerable crop damages along its banks in three provinces, Water and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Monday. "We have really been touched by the amount of devastation, particularly...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Russia to Conduct 10 Space Launches in Q1 of 2011

In February, Rokot space rocket converted from an ICBM will be launched from Plesetsk with the new Geo-IK-2 surveying satellite. Also in February, the Glonass-K navigation satellite of a new generation will be launched from Plesetsk and Dnepr...

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Singapore Hosts Tianjin Eco City Investment Promotion Seminar

The Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city is the second flagship project between Singapore and China after Suzhou Industrial Park. The fact that the two countries chose to build Tianjin Eco-city on non-arable land in an area suffering from water...

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Satellite Mapping of the Coast on the Cards in India

Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and Union minister of environment, Jairam Ramesh, on Saturday declared that every inch of encroachment along the state's 700-km coastline will be mapped in the next four months and violators will be...

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Careless Construction Leads to Landslide in Pakistan

Deep excavation for construction of a plaza behind the Shahnai Hall in D-Block, Satellite Town, resulted in a landslide that swept away the public road, dismantled electricity poles and caused severe damage to telephone lines and underground...

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