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Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Taiwan Launches Earth Science Database in the Cloud

Taiwan's National Center for High-Performance Computing has recently launched the Earth Science Observation Knowledgebase (ESOK). This database contains 10.44 million records on such things as tectonic data, atmospheric data, ocean data, hydrology and earth observation imagery. The...

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Guo Huadong Calls for Global Change Satellites

Prof. Guo Huadong, dean of the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, called for a constellation of six Earth observation satellites to monitor global change. This vision was part of a...

Friday, July 5th, 2013

China Opens Earth Observation Imagery to APSCO Members

Today, China signed an agreement to provide earth observation satellite data to members of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO). The China National space Administration (CNSA) and APSCO signed a memorandum of understanding at a meeting in...

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Google Adds a Time-Lapse Viewer to Explore Our Changing Planet

Together with the U.S Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME magazine, Google released an interactive time-lapse viewer of a full 25 years of images of Earth. The viewer provides insight into our changin planet with millions of...

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Himalayan Glaciers Retreating at Accelerated Rate in Some Regions but Not Others; Consequences for Water Supply Remain Unclear, Says New Report

Glaciers in the eastern and central regions of the Himalayas appear to be retreating at accelerating rates, similar to those in other areas of the world, while glaciers in the western Himalayas are more stable and could...

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Beijing Event to focus on Remote Sensing of the Environment

The 35th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of the Environment is scheduled to take place in Beijing from April 22-26, 2013. The event theme looks at earth observation and global environmental change over the past 50 years,...

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

China Plans a National Geographical Conditions Monitoring Database

This week, representatives from China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation pledged the creation of a "national geographical conditions monitoring database" by 2015. This new national resource aims to combine remote sensing imagery, geographic information systems,...

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Japanese Space Development Can Benefit the World

Interview with Keiji Tachikawa - President, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). 2011 began for JAXA with the successful launch of KOUNOTORI 2, a cargo transport vehicle that delivered supplies to the International Space Station. In the spring, astronaut...