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Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Lahore Begins Mapping of Per-urban Areas to Plan Growth

Participants in a meeting of the newly-constituted Peri-Urban Areas Identification Committee on Monday decided to start mapping of such areas around the city in order to control mushroom growth of private housing schemes in agriculture zones. The...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Delhi Master Plan 2021: City’s skyline may go the Shanghai way

Delhi's skyline could resemble Manhattan's or Shanghai's if urban development minister Kamal Nath has his way. The minister has mooted verticalisation of Delhi in the new master plan for 2021 by allowing higher floor area ratio in...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

British Geological Survey Maps the World with 3D Laser Mapping

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is to use a state of the art laser scanner to map volcanoes, glaciers and other natural phenomena. The RIEGL VZ-1000 purchased from 3D Laser Mapping will be used around the world...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Police to Map Disputed West Jakarta Land Plots

Police said on Monday that they were currently mapping all disputed plots of land in West Jakarta on the heels of a violent gangland brawl connected to land ownership in the municipality’s Cengkareng district on Wednesday. There...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

3D Mapping Could Help in Quakes

A hi-tech mapping system has been unveiled that could prove invaluable in a disaster like the Christchurch earthquakes. StreetCam3D, which is the first technology of its kind in New Zealand, features a high-density light detection and ranging...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Crops in India Wilt in a Weak Monsoon Season

Vilas Dinkar Mukane lives halfway around the world from the corn farmers of Iowa, but the Indian sharecropper is at risk of losing his livelihood for the same reason: not enough rain. With the nourishing downpours of...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

China Improves Monitoring Over Far-sea Territory

The availability of remote-sensing images brought by China's satellites has allowed the country to better monitor its territory in the far seas, including the Huangyan, Diaoyu and Xisha islands and the surrounding sea areas, a major newspaper...

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Baidu Maps Gets 8-Bit 3D Views, Makes Real Life Feel Like Sim City

China’s biggest search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), is hosting its annual Baidu World event today, so new features are being dished out like free coffee. Here’s another. Baidu Maps has gotten a couple of pretty sweet new features...

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

3D Mapping Of Entire Philippine Topography Begins On Sept. 17

Scientists and researchers of Project NOAH are planning to start the 3D mapping of the entire Philippine topography on Sept. 17 with the arrival of a P200-million high-technology equipment from Ontario, Canada. The LIDAR (Light Detection and...

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Japanese Surveyors Visit Diaoyutais

A team of Japanese surveyors yesterday sailed to a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea, the Diaoyutais, that the nationalistic governor of Tokyo wants to buy, with Beijing lodging a “serious protest” at the...

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