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Australian Space Agency funds development of aerospace-grade GNSS receiver
The Australian Space Agency has funded the development of...
Continuity risks for Australian EO data access
A new report details the widespread use of Earth...
China launches new remote sensing satellite
JIUQUAN, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China on Monday launched...
7.4-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Taiwan
A major, 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern coast of...
Tata Deploys Its Geospatial Satellite In Space on Space X’s Falcon 9 Rocket
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Tata Company launched India's first private commercial satellite...
Taiwan’s Formosat-8 Satellite Set for Launch by 2025
The Taiwan Space Agency has announced progress on the...
Iranian Scientists to Build Satellite Constellation for 2 Simultaneous Missions
The scientists at the knowledge-based company had previously succeeded...
China provides geospatial intel and other military support to Russia, US says
The US has warned its European allies that China...
Japanese lunar lander company ispace raises $53.5 million in stock sale
WASHINGTON — Japanese lunar lander developer has raised $53.5...
Esri and Prince Sultan University Advance GIS Education Through Strategic Partnership
Memorandum of Understanding with Institution Enhances GIS Curriculum and...

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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...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Japan Earthquake Highlights Importance of GPS Timing

One of the more surprising consequences from the March 2011 earthquake in Japan was that the forces unleashed shifted the earth's mass sufficiently to accelerate its rotation, shortening each day by no less than 1.8 microseconds, according...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Extreme Cartography – World’s Largest Atlas Produced with ArcGIS

The world's largest atlas made its debut at an appropriate venue—the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest trade fair for books, held each October in Germany. The atlas, created by Sydney, Australia, publisher Millennium House and named Earth:...

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Intuicom and Hemisphere GPS Announce Partnership

Intuicom Inc. has announced support for the Hemisphere GPS Outback A220 smart antenna on its popular RTK Bridge-M. Intuicom RTK Bridge-M products will be available immediately through Outback Guidance Center dealers nationwide. The RTK Bridge-M, designed specifically...

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

Level Crossing Technology an Australian First

The technology works by fitting a radio transmitter unit to trains or roadside infrastructure such as railway level crossings which broadcasts a local signal. Small receiver units are fitted to the sound system of vehicles and upon...

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Recruitment – Asia- Pacific Researcher and One Associate Researcher for Forest Conservation

The IGES Natural Resources Management (NRM) Group conducts strategic policy research, capacity building activities and outreach to contribute to the management, protection and enhancement of natural resources in the Asia-Pacific region. As part of the NRM Group, the Forest Conservation...