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Thursday, October 11th, 2012

INTERGEO Trade Fair Hosts Many Technology Launches

INTERGEO, the yearly German trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management, just concluded in Hanover, drawing more than 16,000 attendees from more than 80 countries to visit with more than 510 exhibiting companies from 31 countries....

Friday, February 24th, 2012

NASA Pinning Down GPS Satellite’s Location Better Than Ever

Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can inform us where we are, the satellites that form the GPS need to know precisely where they themselves are.  For that, they rely on a network of sites...

Monday, December 26th, 2011

1st Direct Measurement of Earth’s Rotation

The Earth wobbles. Like a spinning top touched in mid-spin, its rotational axis fluctuates in relation to space. This is partly caused by gravitation from the sun and the moon. At the same time, the Earth's rotational...

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Azerbaijani – Attend CIS Council on Geodesy, Cartography, Cadastre and Earth Remote Sensing

Representatives of Azerbaijan`s State Committee of Land and Cartography participated in the 32nd session of the CIS Council on Geodesy, Cartography, Cadastre and Earth Remote Sensing in Sochi, Russia. The session saw debates on establishment of relations with...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Carl Pulfrich Award Goes to Dr. Heiko Hirschmüller

Hexagon Geosystems Geospatial Solutions Division (GSD) is very pleased to announce, that the Carl Pulfrich Award 2011 has been awarded to Dr. Heiko Hirschmüller. His invention of the Semi-Global Matching algorithms has sustainably influenced modern airborne photography,...

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Asia – The Rise of Geospatial Tools Meeting Earthquake Challenges

The use and application of geospatial tools and technologies has rapidly expanded throughout Asia recently. Major events in Japan, Pakistan, New Zealand and China have given rise to a growing awareness that geospatial and geomatics technologies can...

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Web Based Atlas of Laser Scanned Buddhist Stone Inscriptions

An important cultural heritage is located in the Chinese providence of Sichuan: about 1000 years
ago, Buddhist stone inscriptions have been carved into rock – the Stone Sutras. Archiving the current
state of the inscriptions,...

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Publishing Of Data Without Prior Coordination – Warning

Second Vice-President Mohammad Karim Khalili chaired the meeting of National Statistic Committee. According to the head of the Central Statistic Department, the commission on verifying villages consist of representatives from ministries of rehabilitation and rural development, departments...

Friday, July 8th, 2011

UNSW Prof. Rizos Next President of Int’l Assoc of Geodesy

Professor Chris Rizos, head of the University of NSW School of Surveying & Spatial Information Systems (SSIS) in Sydney, Australia, was today named the new President of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). The IAG advances the use...

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Azerbaijan, Turkey to Discuss Geodesy and Cartography

A delegation of the General Cartography Department of Turkey will visit Baku in July, according to Azerbaijani State Land and Cartography Committee report. "In connection with measures implied by an agreement on educational, scientific and technical cooperation in...

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