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Terra Drone Indonesia Demonstrated Drone for Pipeline Monitoring to Medco Energi
Purwakarta, Indonesia  – Terra Drone Indonesia, a group company...
ISRO’s PSLV-C47 rideshare carrying CartoSAT-3 may launch by end of November
The Indian Space Research Organisation has a string of...
Esri India Inaugurates GIS Data Management Centre in Panchkula
Chandigarh - Esri India, a leading Geographic Information System...
China launches new remote-sensing satellite
JIUQUAN - China sent a new remote sensing satellite...
Chandrayaan-2’s Topographic Mapping Camera images 3D view of crater on Moon
Chandrayaan-2's Terrain Mapping Camera-2 (TMC-2) has imaged a three-dimensional...
India’s Updated Political Map Sparks Controversy in Nepal
After sparking a regional and worldwide controversy by changing...
Terra Drone Indonesia demonstrates Terra Lidar for state-owned construction company Waskita Karya in West Java
Purwakarta - Terra Drone Indonesia just held a demonstration...
Iran Claims To Be Developing One-Metre Resolution Earth Observation Satellite
The head of the Iran Space Agency, Morteza Barari,...
Apple Boss Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Mapping App From Its Store.
Apple's boss has defended the tech giant's decision to...
U.K. Announces £2 Million in Counter Drone Contracts with Industry and Academia
A recent Frost and Sullivan forecast predicts counter-drone market revenues...

natural disasters

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Emergency Managers Urged to Map Future Disasters

May 5, 2015—Cutting-edge spatial technology will help future-proof Australia against natural disasters and save lives, property and money, according to Australia’s highest ranking disaster managers.

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

ADB, Japan to Help Asia Tap Space Technologies to Counter Disasters

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Japan are to help developing countries in Asia and the Pacific tap the latest technologies, including satellite maps, to help them prepare and respond more effectively and quickly to natural disasters.

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Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Malaysia Using ‘Lidar’ Technology To Detect Natural Disasters

Malaysia is currently using a sophisticated system called 'Light Detection and Ranging' (LiDAR) to detect and predict natural disasters for managing disasters more efficiently and effectively. Natural Resources and Environment Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr James Dawos Mamit...

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

UNDP Announces ‘5-10-50’ – New Global Programme in Support of Disaster Resilience

Sendai, March 17, 2015  – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has announced work a new 10-year global programme in support of country efforts to reduce the risk of disasters.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

US Satellites to Help Mekong River Region Deal with Climate Change

U.S. satellite imagery from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is expected to soon begin helping the roughly 60 million people living in the Lower Mekong River Basin of Southeast Asia to deal with natural disasters...

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

India Inks Agreement with China for Cooperative Remote Sensing Satellite Missions

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has inked a collaborative agreement with the China National Space Administration to work on peaceful missions that include the remote sensing of natural disasters and natural resources. The agreement is the...

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

GIS Proves a Key Ingredient to Resilience Against Disasters

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is investing in technology and mitigation efforts to help address the disruptions and impacts of natural disaster across the region. The ADB also helps track the impacts of disasters, such as the...

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Queensland at Forefront of Innovative Mapping Technology

Queensland is at the forefront of the use of innovative mapping technology for mining, archaeology and natural disasters. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are now being harnessed as an instrument to better understand the world...

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Indian Startup Uses Drones To Drop Aid In Flood-Ravaged Areas

An Indian startup, Social Drones, is using its home-grown arsenal of bi, quad, and octo-copters to survey the effects of a recent natural disaster which claimed 580 lives, and is planning to courier medicines and foods to...

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Better Urban Planning Urged in China

Rapid urbanization takes a toll on the livability of Chinese cities, which have been left vulnerable to natural disasters and environmentally damaged, said a new report. The Green Book, released on Thursday by the Chinese Academy of...

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