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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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Thursday, June 26th, 2014

India Maps Coastal Sensitivity to Oil Spills

A pilot study led by scientists at India's National Institute of Oceanography used the U.S. National Oceanographic and Aeronautic Administration's  Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) shoreline classifications tools to map seven talukas, or coastal administrative divisions in India....

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

CARIS 2014 Focuses on Developing the Blue Economy

CARIS successfully held its 15th international user group conference in Brest, France during the week of June 2-5, 2014. CARIS 2014, which brought together CARIS users from all over the world, was the largest user conference to-date...

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Malaysian Plane’s Likely Flight Path Gets Second Look

An international panel of experts will re-examine all data gathered in the nearly two-month hunt for the missing Malaysia jet to ensure search crews who have been scouring a desolate patch of ocean for the plane have...

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Satellite Technology to Help Ailing Great Barrier Reef

James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality...

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Better Ocean Maps Could Benefit Australia’s Economy

A senior marine geoscientist says Australia would benefit from more detailed maps of oceans to help locate more economic resources and improve safety for boats. Scientists, surveyors and spatial industry experts are meeting in Canberra to discuss...

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

China to Increase Environmental Monitoring in Diaoyu Islands

China will enhance environmental monitoring of the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea and Sansha in the South China Sea, the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said Friday. Coastal monitoring stations nationwide will intensify the surveillance of...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Australian Ship Surveys the Sea for Ordnance Operation

A preliminary operation to survey the sea along Bougainville is underway in preparation for the removal of unexploded ordnance. Two Australian ships are charting the sea floor from Torakina up to Buka, where there was heavy fighting...

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Ocean-Current Maps Could Help Us Find the Malaysia Airlines Plane

Over the weekend, the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 widened to include thousands of miles of the southern Indian Ocean along with most of central Asia. The plane was last pinpointed by military radar 200 miles...

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Eye4Software Releases Update to Hydromagic Hydrographic Survey Software

Today, Eye4Software B.V. is proud to announce, that the latest version of their Hydrographic Survey Package, Hydromagic version 5.2, has been released to the public. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

India to Focus on Ocean Research

India is playing a lead role in the Indian Ocean warning and climate monitoring systems and will focus on capacity building to meet the future needs for trained manpower. As part of its preparedness, an international training centre for operational...

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