Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
European aerial surveying industry gathered at the 2022 EAASI Summit
More than 70 members of the aerial mapping industry...
China releases report on remote sensing monitoring for global ecology
BEIJING - China's Ministry of Science and Technology issued...
Singapore launches Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map, to create more than 1,600 PMET jobs by 2025
With a total of 23 Industry Transformation Maps to be...
China builds new dam in Tibet near Indian border
In a development that is a matter of concern...
Abu Dhabi’s Bayanat more than doubles 2022 net profit on revenue boost
Bayanat, a geospatial data products and services provider which listed...
Esri India Inks MoU with TEXMiN – IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Esri India, the country’s leading Geographic Information System (GIS)...
China forms all-weather remote sensing monitoring system for all waters, islands: top aerospace authorities
China’s space technology was deeply applied in the country’s...
EU and Japan to improve Earth observation data through Copernicus
As part of a recent agreement, Japan will provide...
Indonesia deploys first student satellite through KiboCUBE programme
VIENNA - Indonesia has successfully deployed its first student...
Joshimath Crisis: ISRO Satellite Images, Reports Show How the Entire Town is at the Brink of Collapse
An eerie silence prevails over the small town of...
electronic chart

New Zeland Land Information is responsible for this mapping effort, and they will start mapping Tonga, Cook Islands, Samoa, and Tokelau.

“Safe and reliable sea links are a vital piece of infrastructure for the ‘blue economies’ of the Pacific,” said foreign minister Murray McCully. “Shipping services are the primary means of shifting goods and passengers between islands and the Pacific is one of the fastest growing markets for the cruise ship industry.”

In addition to navigation charts, the effort will include hydrographic information that is said to spur economic growth.

These announcements took place at the 45th Pacific Islands Forum. There, New Zealand pledged to apply their expertise in hydrographic survey work for the benefit of their neighbors.

Sources: RadioNZ, New Zealand Government