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Indian Small Satellite Launch Vehicle Fails in Maiden Launch Attempt
India’s new Small Satellite Launch Vehicle failed to orbit...
M2 satellite delivers Australia’s first high-res Earth observation images
A UNSW Canberra Space satellite mission, known as M2,...
Japan plans green transition road map for emissions-heavy industries
TOKYO -- Japan will outline steps for a green...
Mappls RealView by MapmyIndia Launched as Google Street View Competitor in India
Mappls RealView was launched by MapmyIndia in India on...
Earth Observation Drones Global Market to Surpass $18.2 Billion by 2032
The "Earth Observation Drones Market - A Global and Regional...
China’s Long March rocket launches 16 satellites
According to the Chinese news agency, Xinhua, 16 new satellites...
Russia Fires Iranian Satellite Into Space, Prompting Spying Concerns
This is the moment Russia launched an Iranian space...
NEA AND SLA SIGN MOU TO SHARE GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM (GNSS)-DERIVED MOISTURE DATA FOR WEATHER MONITORING APPLICATION
Singapore – The National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Singapore...
UAE to develop SAR satellite constellation for remote sensing
The UAE Space Agency, on Monday announced a new...
China launches new group of remote sensing satellites
XICHANG - China successfully launched a new group of...

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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...

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Now, MMRDA to Map Noise Levels

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) will carry out noise mapping of the city, metropolitan commissioner U P S Madan said on Friday. Madan said there was a need for logical and scientific mapping of noise...

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

United Nations/Indonesia International Conference on Integrated Space Technology Applications to Climate Change

The United Nations is organizing the United Nations/Indonesia International Conference on Integrated Space Technology Applications to Climate Change under the framework of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications.

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Report Urges Australian Forces to Prepare for Climate Change

The report, authored by Anthony Press, Anthony Bergin, and Eliza Garnsey, argues that the downstream implications of climate change are forcing Defence to become involved in mitigation and response tasks. Defence’s workload here will increase, so we...

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

17 New Geo-Hazard Maps Completed in Soccksargen Region of the Philippines

Detailed mapping of 17 locations considered as critical areas in Soccksargen Region have already been completed, according to an official of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) -12. MGB...

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Data Intelligence: The Australian Flood Prevention Wall

Last year saw extensive flood damage throughout the Brisbane, Australia area. Damage estimates were in the billions of dollars. Infrastructure was destroyed, crops were submerged and the energy industry was impacted significantly. The toll on human life...

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Pitney Bowes Business Insight Understands The Cost of Floods to Communities

Floods happen, it is a way of Australian life. What we do to reduce the impact on our communities is what matters. Pitney Bowes Business Insight understands the cost and complexity many local authorities face as they...

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Influence of Coastal Vegetation – Tsunami Wave Impact in West Aceh

This study used 180 transects perpendicular to over 100 km on the west coast of Aceh, Indonesia to analyze the influence of coastal vegetation, particularly cultivated trees, on the impact of the 2004 tsunami. Satellite imagery; land cover...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

New Satellite Technology Helps Track Australia’s Blue-green Algae

Hiding within Australia’s picturesque coastal areas are enormous blooms of cyanobacteria. The blue-green algae have plagued the nation’s coasts for years, thanks to eutrophication, still waters, and the hot Australian sun. But new GIS surveying technology will...

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