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Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
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Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
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ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
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Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

High-Speed Rail Poised to Alter China

Even as China prepares to open bullet train service from Beijing to Shanghai by July 1, this nation’s steadily expanding high-speed rail network is being pilloried on a scale rare among Chinese citizens and news media. Complaints include...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Surveyors Urged To Leverage On Innovation

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas, said the involvement of the surveyors, whose professional practices spanned across various disciplines, would constitute a significant contribution to a sustainable construction. "It also embraces a number...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Online Mapping Services Mark Revolutionary Bases

China launched a series of "red" mapping services online on Wednesday to mark the revolutionary bases and historic sites across the country. The country's surveying and mapping institutions have launched 10 national and local systems of online...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Google Suspends Street View Mapping in India After Police Raise Concerns

Police in southern India have halted Google from taking pictures of streets for its popular Street View services until it gets approval from the federal government. T.Sunil Kumar, a senior police official in the technology hub of...

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Asia to See Massive Growth in Carbon Management Sector

Growing requirements for carbon emissions tracking and reporting are good news for the burgeoning carbon management industry, particularly for companies in Asia Pacific, say experts. Carbon management expert David Solsky, who is chief executive of privately owned...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Esri Creates Ocean Basemap

Esri created and released a new, comprehensive map of the world's oceans and coastal areas. The Ocean Basemap is now available as a cached map service in ArcGIS Online. The first basemap of its kind, the Ocean...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

City of Melbourne Improves Community Services with ERDAS APOLLO

The City of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia is using ERDAS APOLLO Essentials - Image Web Server as a foundation for CoMPASS, an intranet mapping application designed to improve city services for citizens. Using ERDAS APOLLO Essentials -...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Rise of the Asian Megacity

Asia as a whole is embarked on the largest urban programme in the history of mankind - with high stakes for the whole world. In Asia, there are great differences between large, top-down planned developments, such as...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Shuohuang Railway GIS Project Advances

China Information Technology, Inc. announced that its project with Shuohuang Railway Development Co., Ltd. (Shuohuang Railway) has made important breakthroughs having recently passed its appraisal phase, and now entering its implementation phase. The project will be the...

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Saudi Arabia Maritime Development Through Hydrography

Saudi Arabia has begun laying stress on hydrography, knowing fully well that exclusion of this science for a maritime nation like the Kingdom could prove crucial, since the future resources for the Kingdom could come from the...