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CHC Navigation’s GNSS receivers reach the Everest Peak
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Government wants to launch a satellite to help South African students study remotely
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Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
As Nepal unveiled a new map of its territories...
Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
Ordnance Survey has entered a contract to work with...
Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing...
ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
Paris, 12 May 2020 – Airbus has won the...
Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
Plans for Britain to join the space race with...

hydropower

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Modelling Glacier Melt and Runoff in Greenland and in the Nepal Himalaya

The world’s population is projected to reach approximately 7 billion by 2012. Much of the growth will be in less economically developed countries in central Asia and South America where demands on water resources are already high...

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

China Power Crunch to Worsen as Drought Slashes Hydro

The worst drought to hit central China in half a century has brought water levels in some of the country's biggest hydropower producing regions to critical levels and could exacerbate electricity shortages over the summer. The official...

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Viet Nam – Work Begins on Song Tranh No 4 Hydropower Plant

Construction of the Song Tranh No 4 Hydropower Plant kicked off yesterday in Que Luu Commune in the central province of Quang Nam. The VND1.6 trillion (US$76 million) plant is one of the projects set out in...

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Hydroelectric power: China Calls for Private-public Partnerships

China has offered financial and technical assistance to develop hydro electricity and wind power by upgrading the existing transmission system, and is looking to provide an integrated solution to the perennial problem of power shortages in Pakistan....

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Geospatial Technology & Mega Hydro Projects

China has slowly re-opened the door for development of mega hydro projects. This follows a period where such development was limited due to environmental concerns. A number of projects have recently been given approval to proceed including...