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Australian spacetech companies partner to deliver the world’s first on-demand satellite imaging platform.
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Singapore boosts geospatial property collaboration
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Esri India partners with AGNIi (Invest India) to roll-out ‘GeoInnovation’
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Australian company develops system for real time mapping of wildfires
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Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Satellites Map Fine Aerosol Pollution Over China

Many types of aerosol particles circulate in the atmosphere, but one of the most damaging to human health is known as PM2.5, a technical term for microscopic bits of matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter (one...

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

In Beijing, Targeting Polluters with Google Maps

China’s transformation into a manufacturing superpower has left the country with a dire legacy of air and water pollution. But light punishments for polluters mean that Chinese factories often have little incentive to improve their behaviour. That’s...

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Viet Nam Report Underlines City Water Pollution Problem

All canals in HCM City are heavily polluted by domestic and industrial waste water, according to a newly issued report from the city's Department of Natural Resources and Environment. Testing of environmental criteria for suspended substances, BOD (biodiversity...

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The Application of SuperGIS Server : Information Integration of Environmental Pollution Control

SuperGIS Server, developed by SuperGeo, has been successfully applied to “Yilan Pollution Control GIS.” To effectively manage and control the pollution data and distribution in Yilan, Department of Environmental Protection Yilan adopts SuperGIS Server to build “Yilan Pollution...

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

New Zealand Oil Spill Triggers Aerial Surveillance Charter

The break-up of a stranded cargo ship on the Astrolabe Reef in New Zealand has triggered the International Charter for Space  and Major Disasters. With cracks appearing the hull, and an estimate 1,900 tonnes of oil and...

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Pollution Put on the Map by CSIRO

Members of the public will from today be able to track trends in greenhouse gas pollution with the launch of a CSIRO interactive website. The website will show in real time how gases, some of which have...

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Mapping of Kala Sanghia Completed

Following the issue of pollution of Kala Sanghia drain hogging the limelight, the Punjab Pollution Control Board has completed the mapping of its pollution. It is for the first time that mapping of pollution of a complete...

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Noise Mapping Urgently Needed in Mumbai

Sumaira Abdulali, convenor of the Awaaz Foundation, said a noise mapping study could help the city plan how to tackle noise pollution. According to a comparative analysis released by the Central Pollution Control Board in March, Mumbai...

Friday, March 25th, 2011

National Standard to Help Clean Up Coastal Pollution

A national standard will be drafted that limits pollutant discharge into the sea as part of a campaign to protect the fragile maritime environment, a top administrator said. Local regulations in coastal provinces are the only code of...

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

South Korea: Mapping Burial Grounds

South Korean net users have created a Google map listing where the culled cattle were buried. South Korean government dumped about a quarter of its herd on numerous spots throughout the country to slow down its worst foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. And worries grow that the animal blood and...

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