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Synspective Succeeds in Acquiring Japan’s Highest Resolution 25cm SAR image
TOKYO, 2024 – Synspective Inc., a provider of Synthetic...
Why Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is stuck in space
The Starliner mission is seen as a landmark for...
China Successfully Launches Tianhui 5-02 Remote Sensing Satellite
China has successfully launched the Tianhui 5-02 Earth remote...
ISRO to organise hackathon to celebrate first National Space Day on Aug 23
BENGALURU: For the first National Space Day, which will...
Japan launches Earth observation satellite on new flagship H3 rocket
TOKYO, Japan: Japan successfully launched an upgraded Earth observation...
China fortifies Tiangong space station after Russian satellite explosion
Two Shenzhou-18 astronauts completed a spacewalk on Wednesday night to...
Unveiling East Asia’s urban landscape: A massive mapping project illuminates 280 million buildings
Accurate and comprehensive building data is critical for urban...
Japan successfully launches an advanced Earth observation satellite on its new flagship H3 rocket
Japan has successfully deployed an upgraded Earth observation satellite...
Synspective Secures 7 Billion Yen in Series C Funding
TOKYO, 2024, June 20th – Synspective Inc., a Synthetic...
South Korea launches its own NASA
Determined to join the ranks of global space powers,...

Drought

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Fiji’s PM Calls on World Leaders to Focus on Proper Land Use

Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama has called on world leaders to focus on land use for sustainable development and poverty eradication. Commodore Bainimarama delivered a statement to the delegates of the high level United Nations meeting in New...

Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Interactive Timeline Mapping China’s Drought-ridden Provinces

This spring’s extreme weather is the latest in a series of water shortages, exposing the risks that limited freshwater resources pose for the world’s biggest agricultural producer, top energy consumer, and fastest-growing industrial economy. Click through the...

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Drought Shrinks China’s Largest Lake to Historic Low

Stricken by a severe drought, Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China, recently began to shrink severely. According to the latest reports from satellite remote sensing, the current water area of Poyang Lake is 1,326 square...

Monday, May 10th, 2010

India Drought Assessment Using SPI, Remote Sensing and Modeling

New book on drought assessment using SPI, remote sensing and modelling. The Indo-Gangetic Region (IGR), situated in the north of India, occupies nearly 20% of the total geographical area of India. The IGR of India primarily encompasses...