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Ouster Expands to Japan and South Korea to Support Growing Demand for High-Resolution Digital Lidar Sensors
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New Zealand’s Counties Energy Partners with GE Digital for its Digital Utility Transformation
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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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India, Japan researchers working on smartphone-based mapping of cracks, potholes in roads
The joint project is aimed at developing an affordable...
Dubai Airshow 2021: Israeli companies offer space systems, UAVs to the Middle East
UAVs and new communications and Earth observation satellites were...
Space company Success Rockets presented the demonstrator model of the first Russian specialized satellite for monitoring the main climate-active substances “DIANA” at the 26th UN Climate Conference in Glasgow
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Intermap Expands Support of TATA Communications Across Major Indian Cities
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European Space Agency launches new mission to measure climate change in unprecedented detail
The European Space Agency (ESA) has new plans to...
Israeli startup to collaborate with EXL in providing property intelligence images for insurance carriers
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China Launches Three New Remote Sensing Satellites Into Space
The satellite launch marked the 396th mission for the...

sea level rise

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Rising Seas Lay Siege to China’s Booming Coastal Cities

A new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics estimates that global sea levels could rise far more quickly than expected: 10 feet within the next 50 years. The paper, now undergoing public review,...

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Visualizing the World Under Water

A new online mapping tool was launched in Singapore this week that highlights the impact of sea level rise. The visualization tool provides imagery from cities around the world with details on coastal flooding at specific landmarks....

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Australia’s Contribution to Combating Australian and Pacific Island Sea Level Rise Recognised at White House Climate Data Initiative Launch

The United States Government today announced the Climate Data initiative, which aims to help communities use public data to better understand the impacts of climate change. The initiative has been supported by industry including Google, Microsoft, Intel...

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

GIS Proves a Key Ingredient to Resilience Against Disasters

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is investing in technology and mitigation efforts to help address the disruptions and impacts of natural disaster across the region. The ADB also helps track the impacts of disasters, such as the...

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Jakarta will be underwater by 2030: National Council on Climate Change

The National Council on Climate Change (DNPI) predicts that half of Jakarta will be under water by 2030 due to global warming. DNPI executive chairman Rachmat Witoelar said on Thursday that global warming could cause sea levels...

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Aerial Mapping of Tonga to Check Sea Level Rise

A project to map the typography of Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Samoa to monitor sea level rise has begun. Using laser equipment, a 3D map of the islands is created showing ground elevation, vegetation, canopy height...

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Threat of Rising Seas Dominates Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific island leaders are pressing their appeal for international assistance to deal with rising seawaters caused by global climate change. The issue dominated the opening session Wednesday of the Pacific Island Forum in New Zealand. U.N. Secretary...

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

Chennai Needs to Prepare for Sea Level Rise

Pointing out that Chennai and certain other cities located close to the sea have to be prepared to face a rise in sea levels by the turn of the century, noted agricultural scientist M S Swaminathan on...