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Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
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Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
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Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
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ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
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Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
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New base map for Maltese islands launched
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Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Landslides, Mudslides Likely to Remain a Significant Threat in Nepal for Months

ANN ARBOR, April 29, 2015—The threat of landslides and mudslides remains high across much of Nepal's high country, and the risk is likely to increase when the monsoon rains arrive this summer, according to a University of...

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Uttarakhand to Map Rivers, Landslide-prone Areas Via Satellite

After last June's disaster, Uttarakhand's Harish Rawat government has decided to to carry out detailed mapping of different rivers and rivulets besides ecologically sensitive landslide-prone areas to identify sites prone to flash floods and other natural disasters....

Friday, August 30th, 2013

New Method of Monitoring Promises Landslide Warning

A team of scientists from the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences have developed a new means to monitor shear waves on the Earth's surface. The direct observation of subducting continental crust by modeling the landform and...

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Rock Fall in the Swiss Canton of Ticino: Leica GeoMoS Monitoring-System Saves Human Lives

During the night of 14 May 300,000 m3 of rock broke off the Valegion mountain and crashed down 1,000 m to the valley floor in the Swiss canton of Ticino, near the village of Preonzo. Thanks in...

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Geohazard Mapping of Catbalogan City Complete

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) office in Region 8 has completed its geohazard assessment of Catbalogan City and MGB geologist James Leones says based on such assessment, the MGB has found the city to be prone...

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Careless Construction Leads to Landslide in Pakistan

Deep excavation for construction of a plaza behind the Shahnai Hall in D-Block, Satellite Town, resulted in a landslide that swept away the public road, dismantled electricity poles and caused severe damage to telephone lines and underground...