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Chinese Scientists Monitor Trophic State of Global Inland Waters
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Russia to Deploy Mobile Satellite Data Receiver in Cuba in 2019
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CONAE launches new SAOCOM 1 satellite for effective Earth observation and disaster management
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Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Mapping Feral Animals in Australia

ABC Rural is conducting an experiment in citizen science by asking the community about the location of feral animals across the country. Citizens will contribute to an understanding of feral animals and their spread by adding sightings...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Indian Researchers Map Solar Hot Spots

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, are mapping India’s solar hot spots—where round-the-year sunlight makes it viable for companies to set up solar power plants. The study can play a crucial role in enhancing...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

New GPS System Boosts Accuracy to 3cm

Existing GPS systems usually achieve an accuracy of about 10m, but that will change soon, according to a recent report. A new technology developed by Mitsubishi and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) improves that number to...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Payday Approaches for Japan Infrastructure Giants

A payday lies ahead for Japan Inc., but the nation's big builders of infrastructure have to be careful how they cash in. Global infrastructure spending could rise by 20% to $2.1 trillion annually in the next 10...

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Premier Calls Emergency Cabinet Meeting

“The affected area is greater than the size of NSW, with the worst still to come in communities like Rockhampton." The Premier said Cabinet would be fully briefed on Queensland’s flood crisis on Wednesday. “I want to ensure that...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Migratory Birds at Pong Dam to be Tracked with Radio Collars

Till now, wildlife scientists and officials have been using GPS (global positioning system) tracking for wildlife. This is, perhaps, the first time when the department has chosen to study migratory patterns of the birds, a large number...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

ILS Delivers CORS Infrastructure Supporting GIS Mapping in Mongolia

The PRP seeks to increase the security and capitalization of land assets held by lower-income Mongolians. Project activities will improve the formal system for recognizing and transferring land rights, and issue fully marketable private land...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

500 Years of Indus River Flow Modeling with Tree Rings

A team led by foreign professors at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST), has successfully modeled the past five centuries of Indus River Flow with the help of Dendrochronology – the study of...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Japan to Fund Vietnam’s Satellite Project

The Japanese government has decided to provide funding for developing countries’ space satellite projects under its official development assistance, government sources say. The first such aid funds are expected to be offered to Vietnam to help Japanese...

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Aerial Survey Reveals Violation in Lalita Park

Investigators probing the Lalita Park house collapse in east Delhi have found an aerial survey of the building carried out in 2009 which showed the height of the collapsed building to be 20.46m, a clear violation of...

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