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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
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PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
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Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Anzac Surveyors Critical to Australian War Effort

Queensland surveyors have played a major role in Australia's war effort, from World War One to the present time. Their contribution is recorded in diaries and photographs at the Landcentre Mapping and Surveying Museum in Brisbane. Former...

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

What’s in a map?

Maps have a clear-cut way of dividing the world. Geography becomes static when laid out over two dimensions; there is little space to recognise competing claims over territory. Yet, mapmakers manage to introduce ambiguity and spark diplomatic...

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

GIS Tools Are Not Just for Geeks

Information, not money or ammunition, is now the holy grail of business organisations and governments across the world. Computer programming and computer graphics, apart from enabling us to visualise data, have made sophisticated data analysis possible, which...

Friday, February 24th, 2012

How Cartographers Make Surveyors Look Good

Surveyors are experts at collecting spatial data with high accuracy and precision. But cartographers are masters when it comes to making maps and graphic products that represent surveying information. For users of cartographic products though, how the...

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Mapping the Borders of South Sudan Has Been Fraught with Difficulty

Six months before South Sudan officially declared its independence, becoming the world's newest nation on 9 July, eight people met in an unremarkable boardroom in Glasgow over tea and biscuits to plot one of this fledgling country's...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Mapping Bangalore on the Arc

Post-1800, when the British had conquered the entire Mysore Kingdom and set up a cantonment in Bangalore, there was a flurry of cartographers mapping the region. One of the earliest was Lambton, a Brigade Major in the...