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The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors: Best Development & Conservation Award 2021 Surveying Excellence in Development and Conservation
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Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

China Deploys Drones to Monitor Sources of Pollution

BEIJING: Three unmanned aerial vehicles have been deployed by China at its environment monitoring station in Hebei to identify possible polluting activities and help cut down pollution in the province.  Read More at The Economic Times

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Monitoring Tools Help Keep the Ganga River Clean

This ISRO-backed India specific GIS tool will ensure real-time and public monitoring of river surface pollution on ground situations. The government will invite global tenders this week for river surface cleaning at ten chosen cities — Haridwar,...

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

GIS-based Soil Fertility Maps Prepared for 19 Indian States

Indian Institute of Soil Science has developed GIS based soil fertility maps of 19 states using data of different soil testing laboratories in the country. The assessment revealed that about 59, 49 and 9% soils are low...

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

China Catches Industrial Polluters With Drone Missions

China is turning to aerial drones to monitor pollution, with its biggest mission to date finding illegal emissions by some of the largest industrial companies in the country’s northern provinces. A unit of Hebei Iron & Steel...

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...

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Scientists Look to Forecast Smog More Precisely

Chinese scientists are researching how to forecast the intensity of smog more precisely to issue warnings and help control pollution more effectively. A domestically-designed simulation system could display where pollutants come from. For example, it would show...

Friday, June 14th, 2013

China Enacts Emergency Soil Mapping to Ensure Food Safety

China is conducting an emergency nationwide survey of soil pollution after rice was discovered with heavy metal poisoning. The rice with cadmium has spurred a concern that crops are unsafe, and the project will sample topsoil and...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Satellites in Thailand Monitor Slash-And-Burn

Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has ordered northern provincial authorities to use satellite surveillance to monitor bushfires and cut down on haze pollution. He said satellite imagery was the most accurate tool to detect bushfire hotspots and should form...

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Kolkata Tree Cover Stripped to 3% in 30 Years

The city is graying at a much faster rate than the city planners expect. Only a massive greening drive can pull Kolkata from the brink but it doesn't look like anyone is giving serious thought to it. There...

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Singapore’s National Environment Agency Collaborates With IBM To Improve Environmental Services Related To Air, Weather And Public Health

The National Environment Agency (NEA) and IBM  today announced a three-year research collaboration and signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) under which IBM researchers will work with...

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