Sea ice is an important contributor to global climate changes. Specifically, sea ice thickness helps to understand ocean circulation and heat transfer. The ability to capture more information about global sea ice thickness has advanced considerably and remote sensing satellites are now providing key measurement capabilities and results. Read More
Hexagon Year-End Report Highlights Global Performance
Overall, the year was a good one for the company with 18 percent increase in net sales, and an increase of operating earnings of 18 percent. Rollen’s commentary highlighted many different areas of performance and business change. Read More
Philippines – Kibungan Town Creates Own Land Council
The municipality recently created a council in order to manage the town’s land properly. The town’s council through the leadership of Vice Mayor Aureiana Sacpa formulated the land information office and cadastral council last month. Read More
Japan Leverages Imaging Technology to Forge Africa Ties
JOGMEC – the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, a special resources development agency of the Japanese Government – established the Geologic Remote Sensing Centre in Botswana three years ago. The centre conducts joint research programmes and targets geological engineers in the SADC region. Read More
China Unicom Asked to Apply for Online Maps License
China Unicom, the country’s second largest mobile operator, has been asked to apply for a license for its Internet maps service, which is being operated without official approval, the mapping service regulator said. The company will be further dealt with in accordance with laws if it fails to submit the application by February 29 but will continue the mapping service. Read More
RMSI Joins Google’s Authorized Reseller Program
Google Earth Enterprise helps organizations with imagery and other geospatial data make that information accessible and useful to decision makers and front-line employees via an intuitive, visual, and fast application. Read More
Urbanisation and Sustainable Mobility in India
These emerging trends are very visible in India. In an era where India takes 9% GDP growth for granted, assessing how such thematic shifts will create tomorrow’s structures, engagement mechanisms, companies and societies is crucial. Read More
ION – Chris Rizos is a Recipient of 2012 Elected Fellow Membership
The Institute of Navigation (ION) has announced that Professor Chris Rizos is a recipient of the 2012 Fellow Membership during the ION International Technical Meeting (ITM) 2012 in Newport Beach, California January 30- February 1, 2012. Read More
The Online Validation Service, Socium’s first offering to the market, provides an independent, simple and easy to use way of validating spatial data against a set of standard or user-defined business rules.
SuperSurv 3.0 focuses on the convenience of data collection in field survey and supports to display base map in SGT format and Web map services. Users can import vector layer for references to collect spatial data more effectively.
With dwindling forest wealth becoming a major challenge for Jammu and Kashmir, the Government has asked the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to conduct satellite mapping to ascertain the exact ground impact of afforestation projects implemented across the State during past two decades.