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Government wants to launch a satellite to help South African students study remotely
As the country’s universities prepare for the move towards...
Mapping the history of Kalapani dispute between India and Nepal
As Nepal unveiled a new map of its territories...
Ordnance Survey to create the Ordnance Survey of Dubai
Ordnance Survey has entered a contract to work with...
Scotland joins the Public Sector Geospatial Agreement
The first collective geospatial agreement for Great Britain allowing...
ISRO facilities to open for startups, private firms; new geospatial policy soon
The government will allow private firms and startups to...
Myanmar To Build Two Earth Observation Satellites With Japanese Assistance
Myanmar is to build and launch a small Earth...
New base map for Maltese islands launched
The Planning Authority has launched a new base map...
Airbus supplies EU with satellite communications
Paris, 12 May 2020 – Airbus has won the...
Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
Plans for Britain to join the space race with...
India Witnesses Significant Drop in Pollution Levels Due to Lockdown, Reveals Satellite Data
The lockdown measures imposed by the government of India...

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Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Switch to Electronic Navigation Charts Means Mapping Investment

Starting in July 2016, all vessels operating in the Pacific region will need to use electronic navigation charts, spurred by meeting international safety standards. New Zealand is one of many countries investing in this new capacity, spending...

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

A High-resolution Geospatial Surveillance-response System Aims to Eliminate Malaria in the Pacific

A high-resolution surveillance-response system has been developed within a geographic information system (GIS) to support malaria elimination in the Pacific. The application of a GIS-based spatial decision support system (SDSS) to automatically locate and map the distribution...

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Institute of Navigation Pacific PNT Conference Announced

Registration is now open for the Institute of Navigation (ION) Pacific PNT 2013 to be held April 22-25, 2013 at the Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii.  Register for at www.ion.org/pnt.

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Boom in Infrastructure Development Triggers Growth in the Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific air traffic control (ATC) equipment market is experiencing fast-paced growth, driven by booming air traffic and infrastructure expansion programmes. With most countries in the region witnessing burgeoning passenger and cargo traffic, the markets in...

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

ANZIF 2011 Conference “Pacific Forestry – Growing a Forestry Future”

ANZIF 2011 “Pacific Forestry – Growing a Forestry Future” is a conference targeting forestry policy makers, managers and practitioners from the South Pacific region. Foresters from this part of the world have been challenged to lead a...

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Australia and US Sign Secret Satellite Spy Deal

Australia and the United States have begun a partnership to share top-secret intelligence from spy satellites as Australia moves to acquire its own satellite to boost surveillance of Asia and the Pacific. The secret agreement between Washington...

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Mapping the Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean plays a dominate role to the many countries and people of Asia. This contribution can be measured in many ways, from food to resources, transport and weather moderation. But how much do we...