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GSSI Ground Penetrating Radar Equipment Used in Mount Everest Measurement Expedition
GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar...
European commercial drone developer FIXAR enters the Indian market with Paras Aerospace
EU-based commercial drone design and software developer FIXAR, has...
United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set its sights...
WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
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Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
BREXIT BRITAIN’S SPACE STRATEGY has been slammed, with this...
Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann...
China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...

Disaster

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Tsunami Anniversary Highlights Early Warning Gaps

Seven years after a devastating tsunami struck Sri Lanka, more work still needs to be done to secure an effective early-warning system, officials say. More than 30,000 Sri Lankans lost their lives in the Indian Ocean tsunami...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Visualising Disaster with Team Thailand

Poramate Minsiri, an internet pioneer in applying technology to disaster relief, is setting up interactive maps for monitoring natural disasters. Calling the effort Team Thailand, the founder of the Kapook portal and thaiflood.com also hopes the maps...

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Gillard to Unveil Ambitious Asia Disaster Response Plan

The plan drawn up by Australia and Indonesia - which hosts the East Asia Summit beginning in Bali today - would involve countries including China and the US instantly sharing sensitive satellite images, damage and casualty reports...

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Influence of Coastal Vegetation – Tsunami Wave Impact in West Aceh

This study used 180 transects perpendicular to over 100 km on the west coast of Aceh, Indonesia to analyze the influence of coastal vegetation, particularly cultivated trees, on the impact of the 2004 tsunami. Satellite imagery; land cover...

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...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Taiwan Enhances Disaster Information System

In August 2009, Typhoon Morakot swept over almost the entire southern region of Taiwan with record breaking heavy rains rendering many parts of the area submerged in waist-deep floods, leaving many roads and private properties damaged and...

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...

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