Asian Surveying & Mapping
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Synspective Succeeds in Acquiring Japan’s Highest Resolution 25cm SAR image
TOKYO, 2024 – Synspective Inc., a provider of Synthetic...
Why Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams is stuck in space
The Starliner mission is seen as a landmark for...
China Successfully Launches Tianhui 5-02 Remote Sensing Satellite
China has successfully launched the Tianhui 5-02 Earth remote...
ISRO to organise hackathon to celebrate first National Space Day on Aug 23
BENGALURU: For the first National Space Day, which will...
Japan launches Earth observation satellite on new flagship H3 rocket
TOKYO, Japan: Japan successfully launched an upgraded Earth observation...
China fortifies Tiangong space station after Russian satellite explosion
Two Shenzhou-18 astronauts completed a spacewalk on Wednesday night to...
Unveiling East Asia’s urban landscape: A massive mapping project illuminates 280 million buildings
Accurate and comprehensive building data is critical for urban...
Japan successfully launches an advanced Earth observation satellite on its new flagship H3 rocket
Japan has successfully deployed an upgraded Earth observation satellite...
Synspective Secures 7 Billion Yen in Series C Funding
TOKYO, 2024, June 20th – Synspective Inc., a Synthetic...
South Korea launches its own NASA
Determined to join the ranks of global space powers,...

Risk Management

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Beyond Bushfires, a Study Into Community Resilience and Recovery

A long-term study into the health and wellbeing of community members affected by the 2009 Victorian bushfires, is being led by the University of Melbourne. The study aims to capture a diversity of experiences including those directly or...

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Radar Could Detect Tsunamis More Accurately

A tsunami has been observed with radar for the first time, promising a cheap and more accurate early warning method, according to a study. Researchers have found that the devastating tsunami that hit Japan on 11 March could had been...

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Economies at Risk from Natural Disasters

Natural mayhem can create havoc not only to human lives, but also to economies. The Recent disaster in Japan vouches for this. Recently  an ‘analysis and mapping’ firm maplecroft released a report stating that emerging economies like India,...

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

$56.9m ADB Loan to Tackle Assam Floods

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed the agreement for the first tranche loan of $56.9 million under the $120 million Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Programme. The ambitious...

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Building Capacity in Remote Sensing for Disasters

The use and application of aerial and satellite imagery plays an important role in planning for and mitigating the impacts of disasters. This includes flooding, earthquake, tsunami, desertification and other extreme events. This technology depends upon adequate...

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Decision Support – Disaster and Risk Management Print

The quick availability of geoinformation can provide many benefits for disaster and risk management related efforts involving floods, earthquakes, cyclones, wildfires and the like. This information often originates from many sources...