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China has sent a new remote-sensing satellite into space,...
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India’s first satellite of 2020 Gsat-30 successfully launched
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Egypt signs a bilateral space cooperation agreement with France
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Two Iranian Remote-Sensing Satellites Ready for Launch
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Grab to launch geo-mapping services in Indonesia this year amid EV push
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Japan To Launch Electro-Optical IGS Reconnaissance Satellite In January 2020
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TomTom closes deal with Huawei for use of maps and services
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Terra Drone group company KazUAV supports World Bank’s school infrastructure risk assessment initiative in Kyrgyzstan
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Aerometrex Soars Higher with New 3D Models
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Friday, March 15th, 2013

Thailand Sets Out to Create Master Maps at Two Scales

Deputy Premier Plodoprasop Suraswadi outlined a plan to create a centeral mapping database for the country at two scales, 1:50,000 and 1:4,000 over the next five years. The aim is to standardise across projects and departments as...

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Draft Australia New Zealand Foundation Spatial Data Framework Announced

Work in New Zealand and Australia to develop national spatial data infrastructures has been given a boost by the announcement from the Australia New Zealand Land Information Councils’ vision for an Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) Foundation...

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Environmental Degradation has Become a National Emergency in Pakistan

Environmental degradation has become a national emergency and a non-traditional security threat. Enhanced research capacities should be developed to cope with the daunting challenges of environmental degradation, climate change and recurrent disasters, said participants of a research-writing...

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

China Plans No Large Stimulus Steps to Counter Slowdown

China has no plan to introduce stimulus measures to support growth on the scale unleashed during the depths of the global credit crisis in 2008, according to the nation's state-run Xinhua News Agency. China stocks fell as...

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Thousands Rally Against NSW Land Use Policy

Thousands of people from farms and environmental groups have gathered in Sydney for a mass rally against the New South Wales Government's land use policy. The unlikely alliance, which has formed under the name Protect Our Land...

Monday, April 30th, 2012

Australian Technology Wins International Geospatial Award

A spatial information technology project developed by PSMA Australia has won a major award at the Geospatial World Forum Conference, currently underway in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Geospatial World Policy Award for Exemplary Implementation of Geospatial Policies...

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Interview: A Global Perspective of Energy – Through Spatial Understanding

Energy is a key issue around the globe to today and Geoff Zeiss of Autodesk is no stranger to utilities and infrastructure. He has been writing extensively about energy related matters on his excellent blog ‘Between the...

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

UN-REDD Launches its 2011 “Year in Review” Report

The UN-REDD Programme’s 2011 “Year in Review” report has been launched this week at the Programme's Policy Board meeting in Asunción, Paraguay. The 2011 “Year in Review” report provides a comprehensive snapshot of the significant progress and...

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Robust Method to Assess Impacts of Public Forest Policy Reform on Forest Based Communities

Many national and international policies are implemented to mobilise livelihood resources of forest based communities for environmental conservation including climate change mitigation. However, research and development agencies have been given little attention on developing robust research methods...

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

GEO Announces Call for Participation in GEOSS Pilot with OGC Leadership

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) has announced a Call for Participation (CFP) in the 5th phase of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Architecture Implementation Pilot (AIP-5). The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) provides leadership...

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