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December 28th, 2010
Fiji – Push for Satellite Technology-use

SOPAC member countries have been encouraged to use satellite image data as an essential tool to help in national development, management, security, and protection. Dr Wolf Forstreuter, SOPAC’s GIS and Remote Sensing Unit Specialist, said there were a number of applications that would be of “significant benefit to the countries once they had a better understanding of how to utilise satellite image data.” He said most of the data sent from a satellite is used in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that map targeted areas where a country requests specific information. Read More