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Why Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is stuck in space
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China Successfully Launches Tianhui 5-02 Remote Sensing Satellite
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Japan launches Earth observation satellite on new flagship H3 rocket
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China fortifies Tiangong space station after Russian satellite explosion
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Unveiling East Asia’s urban landscape: A massive mapping project illuminates 280 million buildings
Accurate and comprehensive building data is critical for urban...
Japan successfully launches an advanced Earth observation satellite on its new flagship H3 rocket
Japan has successfully deployed an upgraded Earth observation satellite...
Synspective Secures 7 Billion Yen in Series C Funding
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South Korea launches its own NASA
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Friday, December 9th, 2011

Interoperability and Data Exchange for the World’s Oceans

Interoperability and data format exchange capabilities are important to further the sharing of scientific results and improving collaboration about the world's oceans. The World Ocean Council has embarked on the challenge of bringing together the many diverse...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

World Ocean Council Launches “Smart Ocean/Smart Industries”

Major ocean companies are working to expand and better coordinate the collection of oceanic and atmospheric data from ships and other offshore platforms through Smart Ocean/Smart Industries. This programme has been developed by the World Ocean Council(WOC), an...

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Expressions of Interest Invited for Distributors of Digital Marine Mapping

Expressions of interest are invited from established suppliers of geographic information wishing to market and distribute marine and coastal data to the engineering, environmental and location based services sectors. The data products comprise raster images of the well-known and popular...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Mapping Oceanographic Current in the Northwest Pacific

Monitoring and mapping of oceanographic currents helps in understanding the movement of contaminants in ocean waters and estimating the impacts of climate change and to provide faster sea ship routes. The Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration has recently...

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Fugro Returns to the Aleutians for NOAA

Under it’s five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with US National Oceanic andAtmospheric Administration (NOAA), Fugro Pelagos Inc. have commenced surveying operations aroundthe Aleutian chain’s Krenitzin Islands, Alaska in late July 2011. This 36 day program of...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Ocean Exploration: Spatial Challenges in the Sea

China has increased it's pace to pursue ocean exploration, mapping and discovery of natural resources. A new submersible vessel named Jiaolong will explore the Pacific Ocean through a series of deep dives. Beginning at depths of 4,000 meters,...

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Flying Underwater to Explore with New Technology

Fully 70% of the world is covered by water. It has been said that we know more about the moon, than we do about the oceans. Recently Hawkes Ocean Technologies won recognition from CAD software company Autodesk for...

Monday, April 4th, 2011

First Broad-Scale Maps of Life on Australia’s Sea-Shelf

Marine scientists from five research agencies have pooled their skills and resources to compile a directory of life on Australia's continental shelf.They examined the shelf  seascape during a three-year program of the Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities (CERF)...

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Indian Earthquake Simulation System

A shrill alarm goes off, a giant screen comes to life and an earthquake strikes—measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale in the Pacific islands of Vanuatu. At the Tsunami Early Warning Centre of the Indian National Centre...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Underwater Ridges Impact Ocean’s Flow of Warm Water

An underwater ridge can trap the flow of cold, dense water at the bottom of the ocean. Without the ridge, deepwater can flow freely and speed up the ocean circulation pattern, which generally increases the flow of...

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