Given, the tsunami damage in Japan that also crippled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, releasing radiation into the surrounding areas, the mapping of this contamination was a critical first step toward recovery. Read More
Mobile Mapping System Provides Detailed Damage Assessments in Japan
Extensive structure damage in Japan with 42 square kilometers of liquefaction, and 561 square kilometers of inundation. Kokusai Kogyo Co. (KKC) provides a wide range of mapping and surveying services in Japan, and they have been very busy assessing the impact, including using high-resolution mobile mapping vehicle-based lidar. Read More
New Approaches to Flood Risk Management
Integrated flood management is emerging as a comprehensive approach for flood planning that takes into account population pressures, ecosystems, meteorology and other factors within entire river basins. Read More
Interview: Survey Performance From Robotic Total Stations to GNSS
There are few suppliers today that provide a full range of surveying technology ranging from robotic total stations through to GNSS for surveying instruments – GeoMax is one of them.
GeoEye Grantee Uses Satellite Imagery for Achaeology in Mongolia
The GeoEye Foundation awarded Dr. Lin’s team a grant of high-resolution satellite imagery they used to define the landscape and create accurate maps for the expedition. Using satellite data and non-invasive, ground-based imaging, the team could identify and study dozens of archeological sites, including ancient burial mounds. Read More
Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM), a global engineering and project delivery company, has chosen Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise solutions to configure integrated engineering and project delivery capability for the mining and metals industry. Read More
Trimble Appoints New Board Member
Trimble announced the appointment of Ron Nersesian to its Board of Directors. The appointment will expand the board from eight to nine members. “Ron’s extensive experience in managing an international technology enterprise will be valuable to Trimble as we grow,” said Steven W. Berglund , Trimble’s president and chief executive officer. Read More
Urbanization in Asia: Clean, Green and Competitive Cities
By 2015, an estimated 48% of the region’s population, or 1.9 billion people, will live in urban centers. The region has to act now to begin a concerted regional effort to help cities unleash their potential to spur economic growth and solve social problems. Read More
Esri Assists Thailand Flood Response
The disaster team is providing software, services, and industry expertise. Esri is also supporting the response organizations with application development, data, and technical support. Read More
ITT Exelis and Chronos Technology Team on GNSS
Satellite-based positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) systems are vulnerable to many factors, such as signals jamming, resulting in potentially devastating system failures. Read More
Kutlubey Forms e-cadastral Base and Map of Third City of Azerbaijan
The State Committee for Property Affairs of Azerbaijan has summed up the results of the tender procedure for creation of information database of electronic cadastre and structure of electronic cadastral map in the city of Sumgait. Read More
Remote Sensing to Map State’s Resource Data
The technology was being used to collect data and images from satellites. It would be used in the next five-year plan as well, said Alok Shrivastava, principal secretary, science and technological department at a national symposium at the fourth day of Geo Spatial Kumbh Mela at MP Council for Science and Technology (MPCOST). Read More
Remote Sensing Helps Pilbara To Get Groundwater Boost
The department’s Hamid Mohsenzadeh says it is using targeted scientific investigations to build knowledge of the area’s groundwater system. Mr Mohsenzadeh says the research helps gauge water availability, as well as give a preliminary assessment of the potential for the West Canning Basin. Read More
Terralink’s new online mapping and business intelligence tool. eMap was developed to remove the handbrake on productivity for business by providing location intelligence on demand which organisations, from government agencies to the smallest business, can use straight away.
This release contains performance improvements; maintenance fixes and includes all updates delivered since Geomatica 10.3.2 SP1. The update is available for both Windows and Linux based operating systems. Read More
Earlier this year, TPS purchased a significant share in DynaRoad Oy, which develops project management software specially designed for large-scale construction such as highway, tunnel, railway, area development and harbor projects.
As part of a commitment to provide a consistent set of digital street networks across the globe, Pitney Bowes Business Insight has released a new version of its Chinese spatial data products for 2011. Read More
IntelliCAD 7.1 is a maintenance release that contains many improvements since the IntelliCAD 7.0b release in August, while also including performance enhancements throughout in areas such as printing, zooming, multiline text, and .pdf file export.
Dr Bill Young, director of CSIRO’s Water for a Healthy Country Flagship said, “This new model provides the best ever maps of terrain shape and water flow paths across the continent and is expected to dramatically improve our understanding of Australia’s landscape and water resources.”
Delhi Government is all set to implement an ambitious IT project this month under which 3D images of all over-ground and underground utilities like telephone lines, power cables, water and sewer lines and roads have been made available on a single portal to facilitate better urban planning and governance.
Visioglobe has entered into a strategic partnership with Flagship Projects, a Dubai-based hi-tech mobile and web applications provider, aimed at enhancing cooperation in developing map data applications for their customers in the world.