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Friday, December 13th, 2013

Flying Technology Aiding Australian Dairy Industry

The Oktokopter was front and centre at the third annual open day with the theme Precision Dairy Farming. The event was held last week at the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture's Dairy Research Facility at Elliott and attracted...

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Doomed by Geography, Philippines is No Stranger to Major Storms

While Typhoon Haiyan appears to be the deadliest natural disaster on record to hit the Philippines, the country is no stranger to major storms. Doomed by geography and hobbled by poverty, the Philippines has long tried to...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Geography of Horror Maps Out Films’ Greatest Death Traps

Everyone knows Transylvania is Dracula’s hometown, and there’s no prize for guessing where the Texas Chainsaw Massacre was committed. But when Jack Nicholson told Shelly Duvall ‘Here’s Johnny’ in the psychological horror The Shining, where was that...

Friday, July 26th, 2013

AnySite Australia Aids Decision Makers

Pitney Bowes has launched another significant data update to its flagship demographic software, this time providing detailed population, age and income projections for 2013, 2018 and 2023. These projections are available at a micro-level for the SA1...

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Workshop on Remote Sensing Begins at Kashmir University

With an aim to create awareness about the application of remote sensing and how global positioning system (GPS) has revolutionized the world in various areas including resource management a seminar-cum-workshop on ‘Application of Remote Sensing, GIS and...

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

What’s in a map?

Maps have a clear-cut way of dividing the world. Geography becomes static when laid out over two dimensions; there is little space to recognise competing claims over territory. Yet, mapmakers manage to introduce ambiguity and spark diplomatic...

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Geography Can Open Whole World to You

If you're wondering where in the world geography can take you, well, it looks like there's a whole world out there. While the common perception is that one goes straight from a geography degree to teaching in...

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Future of Australian Health Learn their Place

Where we live and work is as vital in healthcare as genetics, diet and lifestyle, one of Australia’s leading geo-health specialists has told the next generation of health professionals. Sydney’s renowned Macquarie University yesterday invited Esri Australia...

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

“India: A Sacred Geography” by Diana Eck and “India Becoming” by Akash Kapur

It’s most unusual to see geography as primarily a construct of the human imagination, but that is precisely what the scholar of Hinduism Diana Eck attempts in her massive new book, “India.” Thousands of years before India...

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Apple Teases Its Own Mapping Solution In iPhoto For iOS

A very interesting factoid has been revealed in the newly-released iPhoto for iOS: Apple isn’t using Google Maps. More specifically, Apple is using its own mapping technology to provide map tiles in its brand new photo editing app. There have been...

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