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Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Cyclone Crews Map Out a Rapid Recovery

Emergency crews armed with mobile mapping technology have significantly accelerated the recovery from Tropical Cyclone Marcia, assessing damage from the air and by road while the storm was still on its path of destruction.

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

GIS-based Soil Fertility Maps Prepared for 19 Indian States

Indian Institute of Soil Science has developed GIS based soil fertility maps of 19 states using data of different soil testing laboratories in the country. The assessment revealed that about 59, 49 and 9% soils are low...

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Kerala Evaluates Greenhouse Technology with Remote Sensing

The government has undertaken a State-wide evaluation of the greenhouse technology for protected cultivation of vegetables, under plans to identify and address the problems faced by pioneering farmers who had adopted hi-tech farming methods. The State Horticulture...

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Volunteers and Vendors Hard at Work to Map Damage in Philippines

The devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines last week has seen a raft of volunteers pitch in to make sense of the damage so that aid organizations can do their work more effectively. Satellite imaging vendors DigitalGlobe...

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Satellite Data to Aid Maharashtra Assess Crop Damage

The Maharashtra Government will use satellite imagery to assess the extent of crop damage in the event of natural calamities like droughts and floods. The Public Accounts Committee of the Maharashtra Legislature, in its latest report, has...

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Philippine Soil Fertility Mapping Underway in Palawan

A land resources assessment and fertility mapping is currently being undertaken in the whole province of Palawan by the provincial government, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPA), and Department of Agriculture (DA)-Region IV-B in cooperation with...

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Assam Floods through the Eyes of ISRO

Large parts of Assam have been inundated and estimating the extent of flooding is always a very difficult task as roads get cut off and clouds and rain make helicopter sorties difficult. Remote sensing satellites offer a...

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Expert Mission Studies Japan Earthquake Waste

On the eve of the first anniversary of the worst natural disaster in Japan in a century, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says the remarkable progress to sort and dispose of millions of tonnes of waste...

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

Forestland Boundary Assessment and Delineation Completed in Region IX

It’s finished!!! After a decade of intense and dedicated work, the Forestland Boundary Assessment and Delineation for the entire Region IX, Zamboanga Peninsula has been accomplished by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) particularly by...

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Eurasian Soils Froze Less Deeply in Winter 1960s – 1990s

Seasonally frozen ground across the former Soviet Republic extended 31.9 cm shallower in winter of 2000 than in the 1930s. That’s according to a comprehensive assessment of soil thermal conditions in the Eurasian high latitudes, which also found that the...

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