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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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Friday, April 8th, 2011

Call – 4th Phase of GEOSS Architecture Implementation Pilot

AIP-4 will improve access to the GEOSS datasets that have been identified as supporting critical Earth...

Friday, April 8th, 2011

LINZ Seeks Greater Knowledge of Geospatial Industry

LINZ will launch an online survey later in April to gather insights into the New Zealand geospatial industry. The purpose of the survey is to help us develop a better understanding of the geospatial industry; the companies...

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

400 Land Plots of Municipalities Sold in Azerbaijan

In the first quarter of this year 392 land plots used to be owned by municipalities were sold in Azerbaijan through tenders and auctions. State Committee for Land and Cartography of Azerbaijan has reported that there were...

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Hydroelectric power: China Calls for Private-public Partnerships

China has offered financial and technical assistance to develop hydro electricity and wind power by upgrading the existing transmission system, and is looking to provide an integrated solution to the perennial problem of power shortages in Pakistan....

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Abu Dhabi Municipality Launches New GIS Portal

A new portal which will act as a Geographical Information System (GIS) providing information about spatial data-related assets has been launched by the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City. The portal will enable the exchange of data relevant...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Vietnam Splurges US$14 Billion on Road Infrastructure

Despite the vast development of rail networks and deep sea ports to cater for the economic growth, road remains to be the dominant means of transport, accounting for 67 percent of cargo moved in Vietnam. However, the...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Environmental Issues Force Construction of Tunnels in Asia

In a survey done with 4,500 tunneling professionals, almost half of the respondents – 47.8 percent to be exact – want to know about the MTR and MRT projects in Hong Kong and Singapore respectively. And why wouldn’t...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

ADM Launches ‘Makani’ GIS Portal in Abu Dhabi

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City has launched the initial phase of "Makani" service to serve as a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Portal and a focal point of information and spatial data-related assets. The Portal is set to...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Wuda Geo Praised by Premier Wen Jiabao for China “Map World”

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China Information Technology, Inc. today reported that Premier Wen Jiabao recently praised Wuda Geo, the controlling subsidiary of the Company's VIE iASPEC Software Company Ltd., for its critical role in China's first state-sponsored online map...

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Seabed Moved 24 Metres Near Epicentre of Japan Earthquake

The seabed close to the epicentre of the March 11 earthquake has moved some 24 metres east-south-east and risen about 3 metres, according to a Japan Coast Guard survey released Wednesday. The magnitude-9 temblor that jolted north-eastern Japan...