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United Arab Emirates to launch bold asteroid mission in 2028
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has set its sights...
WAFA: “Work of Palestinian land surveyors in Masafer Yatta interrupted by Israeli settlers”s”
HEBRON – Extremist Israeli settlers attacked a number of...
Ola acquires geospatial company GeoSpoc
Ola has acquired GeoSpoc, a six-year-old Pune-based geospatial company....
New UAE space mission will orbit Venus and land on an asteroid
The United Arab Emirates is setting a course for...
Britain’s space programme has been hit by Brexit, with FIVE concerns to be resolved before launch.
BREXIT BRITAIN’S SPACE STRATEGY has been slammed, with this...
Nobel Prize for physics winner shaped ground-breaking Earth-observing mission
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics laureate Klaus Hasselmann...
China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
As China has continuously deepened the application of the...
PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
New Delhi: India will soon have policies on space communication...
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
Navigating changes and challenges in surveying industry to enable...
Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
The Ladakh administration will use drones to help measure 'Abadi...

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Friday, July 18th, 2014

Dengue Fever Control and Prevention via GIS Technologies

Controlling and preventing infectious diseases like dengue fever is one of the main issues for public health authorities in many countries. GIS technologies can play a key role to support decision makers to expand their vision of...

Monday, September 10th, 2012

India Needs a Comprehensive Database of Species

India needs a comprehensive database of species and traditional products to take advantage of the Geographical Indication (GI) Act experts said. Although the country is just a step away from enactment of GI, there are  no 'primary...

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

New Study Slams Indonesia’s Forest Protection

Indonesia’s tropical forest is being converted to oil palm plantations even faster than was thought, giving rise of the possibility that only 4 percent of forest outside of protected areas will be intact, according to a study...

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Progress in Work to Protect Rare Tigers, Leopards

Thanks in large part to the work of China and Russia, the population of Siberian tigers and Amur leopards is rebounding. During the past several years, China and Russia have worked hard to protect the rare animals....

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Remote Sensing Shows China’s Wetland Decrease

Seventy-nine percent of China's wetlands are poorly protected and their total coverage is shrinking as well, according to a survey released on Thursday, February 2, also known as World Wetlands Day. The country's natural wetland reserves have...

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Protection for Koala Goes Online

An innovative new online mapping portal that will mobilise communities to help protect koalas and their habitats was launched today by Esri Australia and the Australia Koala Foundation (AKF). The AKF’s KoalaMap lets visitors be part of...

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

International Experts Tackle Solar Threats to GNSS Technology

A major threat to GNSS realiability comes from the sun. Solar-related phenomena, and their effect on the Earth's ionosphere, can cause disruptions in signal delivery, and there are little to no protections in current systems. As we...