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Monday, July 8th, 2013

Transforming India with Technology, A National GIS for India’s Development

Sam Pitroda, advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations, addressed the Esri International User Conference this afternoon. Pitroda discussed that the complexity and diversity of the country of India are being...

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

3D Terrestrial Laser Scanning Captures Accurate Reality

3D Documentation is the act of capturing accurate three-dimensional (3D) geometry and images of real objects, reproducible at a certain point in time, and saving it as an informational model. These models are digital representations of the...

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Learning from Megadisasters: World Bank and Japan Release Study

On March 11, 2011, a devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan. Now the World Bank and the Government of Japan have launched a joint knowledge-sharing project called "Learning from Megadisasters". In the framework of this project,...

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

The Miaoli Health Resource Network

This project aims to combine the data of the bureau for years with GIS to provide the related healthy information in Miaoli County through the Internet. The integrated system is expected to publish the data in public,...

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

UNOSAT South East Asia Capacity Development Initiative – Vietnam

The first of a number of national capacity development initiatives to be implemented in South East Asia by UNOSAT took place in Vietnam in December 2011. The initiative is part of the regional cooperation arrangements supported by...

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

China Completes 1:50,000 National Map Database

China announced on Thursday that its mapping scientists have finished a 1:50,000-scale map database for comprehensive geographic information. The database will provide essential geographic reference to China's economic and social development, said an official with National Administration of...

Friday, August 5th, 2011

USGS Projects in Afghanistan

With decades of experience in developing country-scale geographic information system (GIS) databases and in performing major geologic mapping and resource assessment programs within the Middle East, Eurasia, Asia and South America, the USGS is working to develop...

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Sri Lanka to Develop Environmental Resource Database

The Central Environmental Authority will be developing an Environmental Resource Information Database on each district of the country using remote sensing and geo spatial data bases in an effort to effectively and efficiently manage the country’s resources. The Environmental...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

GEO Supersite Monitors, Models the Sendai Disaster

Pooling the best and most up-to-date images and model results, a new GEO Geohazard Supersite has been established to advance scientific understanding of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami and support recovery operations. Meanwhile, theInternational Charter on Space and Major...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Philippines to Invest in Online Government Mapping Portal

The Philippines’ Commission on Information and Communications Technology will be spearheading a project that seeks to map all online government services in a single portal. The commission will be collaborating with agencies such as the Philippine National...

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