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Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

First Filipino Satellite, Diwata, Set for 2016 Launch

Filipinos may heave a sigh of relief over news that one of two microsatellites slated for launch into space in 2016 may play a crucial role in improving weather forecasting, managing disasters, and protecting forests, among other  benefits....

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

MDA Continues to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information to Thailand

MDA’s Information Systems group (MDA) announced today that it has renewed its contract with the Geo-Informatics & Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) to  continue downlink of RADARSAT-2 data that will be used to support critical infrastructure serving...

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Indonesia Needs Disaster Mitigation Technology

As an island nation vulnerable to disasters, Indonesia needs remote sensing technology to assist in its national disaster mitigation efforts, according to Geospatial Information Agency (GIB) Chief Asep Karsidi. He noted that Indonesia should have a reliable...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Environmentalists Accuse Uttarakhand Government of Ignoring Remote Sensing Report

Accusing the Uttarakhand government of sleeping over a report of National Remote Sensing Agency, noted environmentalist and Magsaysay awardee Chandi Prasad Bhatt today said had the government taken the report seriously "destruction in and around Kedarnath shrine...

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Philippines Eyes RFID Tech for Disaster Prevention

Expect radio frequency ID (RFID) technology to play bigger roles in disaster mitigation and several other aspects of Filipinos' lives, the Department of Science and Technology said. DOST Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO) Executive Director Louis...

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Ina-Geoportal Set to Improve Disaster-mitigation Efforts

A new information website managed by the Geospatial Information Agency will provide comprehensive information for disaster mitigation efforts and environmental conservation. The Ina-Geoportal, an interactive map, will provide the public and state agencies with real-time information about...

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Can We Build ‘Geospatial-Geomatic Screens’ for Disaster Mitigation?

The ability to provide disaster mitigation relies upon the experiences of many people around the globe. These past experiences have included many observations, approaches and included different technological applications to further...