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Taiwan’s Formosat-8 Satellite Set for Launch by 2025
The Taiwan Space Agency has announced progress on the...
Iranian Scientists to Build Satellite Constellation for 2 Simultaneous Missions
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China provides geospatial intel and other military support to Russia, US says
The US has warned its European allies that China...
Japanese lunar lander company ispace raises $53.5 million in stock sale
WASHINGTON — Japanese lunar lander developer has raised $53.5...
Esri and Prince Sultan University Advance GIS Education Through Strategic Partnership
Memorandum of Understanding with Institution Enhances GIS Curriculum and...
China launches 3rd group of Yunhai-2 satellites for observation
China launches third set of Yunhai-2 satellites for monitoring...
South Korea to launch second spy satellite in early April
South Korea plans to launch its second military satellite...
China launched the second batch of Yunhai-2 satellites
China has launched a new batch of Yunhai-2 weather...
UB Singapore students win geospatial competition with food waste research
UB students in Singapore mapping food waste across the...
Intermap Announces $1 Million Program in Malaysia and Business Updates
DENVER – Intermap Technologies (TSX: IMP; OTCQB: ITMSF) (“Intermap” or...

Disaster

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Most Rural Houses Vulnerable to Quakes

All Chinese houses built before 1979 and 90 percent of rural houses built after 1979 are not quake-proof in their design, said Sun Botao, head of the Engineering Mechanics Institute of China Earthquake Administration at Japan's Revelation...

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Sentinel-Asia: Disaster Management Support System

The Sentinel Asia initiative is a collaboration between space agencies and disaster management agencies, applying remote sensing and Web-GIS technologies to support disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region. Read More

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Malaysia Geosarnas – Spatial Data for Natural Resource Management

Natural resources have a limit. For that, people need to manage those resources to be used on an ongoing basis. One way is by utilizing the data and geospatial information. geospatial data that can later be processed...

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

AusAid Donates 3D Disaster Map of Manila to NDRRMC

Under a P260 million grant awarded by the Australian Government Overseas Aid Program (AusAID) and Geoscience Australia, a high-resolution 1,300-square kilometer map of Metro Manila has been turned over to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

GeoPDF Atlas Donated to Japanese Government

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., as part of its effort to assist in the reconstruction following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, has donated a TerraGo GeoPDF map atlas to the central Japanese government, disaster response headquarters and local...

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Australia – More Than $314 Million in Disaster Funding Allocated in One Week

Premier Anna Bligh and Federal Minister for Agriculture, and Minister Assisting the Attorney-General of Queensland Flood Recovery, Senator Joe Ludwig, today announced a further 12 disaster affected councils would benefit from advance funding injections to kickstart reconstruction...

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Learning to Manage Disasters in Malaysia

An earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter scale followed by 10-meter high tsunami in Japan, last week managed to remove the perception of the international community since the beginning of this year's protest focused on the disaster...

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Wiki – 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami

This article documents a current disaster. Information regarding it may change rapidly as it progresses. Although this article is updated frequently, it may not reflect the most current or official information about this disaster for all areas. Read More

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Philippines – ‘Data Node’ in Asia IT Disaster Mgm’t Project

A Japan-led regional project that seeks to use remote sensing and GIS technologies in disaster management has named the Manila Observatory as a Data Analysis Node (DAN) in Asia Pacific. The Philippine Disaster Science Management Center (DSMC), along...

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

DENR Unified Mapping Project – Use of Resources

The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), an attached agency of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is soon to undertake a mapping project which can provide up-to-date geospatial information significant for the country’s...

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