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ISRO Launches Radar Imaging Observation Satellite RISAT-2B
In a predawn launch on Wednesday, a PSLV rocket...
Qatar Centre for GIS Partners with Esri to Develop Its National Mapping Strategy
Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, today announced...
YellowScan continues to expand in Asia with a new subsidiary in Japan
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China Suffers Long March 4 Failure
HELSINKI — A planned launch of a remote sensing...
Launch site flagged for Australian electronic warfare satellites
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Geomni UK to Offer Enhanced Solutions in the UK and throughout Europe
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Angola, France sign agreement on earth observation
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Kenya to expedite geospatial technology use
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China to set up high resolution Earth observation center in Qingdao
BEIJING - China will set up a center for...
China to customise satellite data for countries participating in its Belt and Road Initiative
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Monday, April 7th, 2014

Better Ocean Maps Could Benefit Australia’s Economy

A senior marine geoscientist says Australia would benefit from more detailed maps of oceans to help locate more economic resources and improve safety for boats. Scientists, surveyors and spatial industry experts are meeting in Canberra to discuss...

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Malaysia Department of Minerals and Geoscience Installs a Digital Library System

The Digital Library System is a web-based applications that have been developed by JMG for on-line reference material. With this application, users no longer need to go to the library and get the department...

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Creating Resilient Cities Amid Urban Growth

Much has been said about the impact of rapid urbanization, particularly in Asia, where urban growth has exploded in recent years. The United Nations (UN), in fact, estimates that Asia’s urban population will reach more than 2...

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Cloud-based GIS System for Agricultural Resource Management

GIS technologies give Council of Agriculture in Taiwan the ability to establish a Cloud-based agricultural information system for easy access to GIS resources and support the nation’s sustainable agriculture.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Belgian Consortium Signs Contract to Build Vietnamese Earth Observation Satellite

A consortium of Belgian aerospace companies including QinetiQ Space yesterday signed a pre-contract agreement with the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Johan Vande Lanotte and the Belgian ambassador....

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

VRSS-1 Is Model For Chinese Remote-Sensing Exports

Venezuela's first Earth-observation spacecraft is also China's first export of a high-resolution optical-imaging spacecraft. The 880-kg (1,940-lb.) Venezuelan Remote-Sensing Satellite 1 (VRSS-1) was launched Sept. 29, 2012, on a Chinese Long March 2D rocket (see photo) and...

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Malaysia Launches a Mapping Portal for Youth Development

The Malaysian Youth Development Research Institute (IPPBM) and partners have launched the Malaysia Youth Mapping Portal to compile details about youth resources in the country. The aim with the portal is to help inform policy makers about...

Friday, September 21st, 2012

US Eyes Infrastructure Spending in India, Emerging Economies

With India and other emerging economies set to spends trillions of dollars to build infrastructure, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping that they would chose America as their partner. While upward mobility is "great news" for...

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

India Untertakes Airborne Surveys to Map Aquifers

In a unique project, scientists will soon launch airborne surveys to map deep and shallow aquifers in five States as a precursor for taking up a holistic programme all over the country to find out potential groundwater...

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...

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