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Chinese scientists create new detailed map of moon rocks
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Korea bolsters spatial data cooperation with Tanzania, Ethiopia
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Thursday, September 11th, 2014

India and Pakistan’s Epic Flooding Meets Real-time Social Media Mapping

Widespread flooding in India and Pakistan has claimed the lives of more than 450 people, marking the worst flooding in the region in the past 60 years. The heaviest recorded monsoon rains (64 percent above average) have...

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Rescuers Sift through Social-Media Noise to Direct Typhoon Rescue

In disasters like the typhoon that slammed into the Philippines, sifting through a barrage of confusing and conflicting on-the-ground reports is one of the first problems facing rescue teams. Social-media sites such as Twitter and Facebook can...

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

Mapping a New Battle

Mapping products have gained in importance for the major technology companies over the past couple of years. Maps and location-based services are increasingly becoming important in an “always connected” lifestyle and that translates into benefits for the...

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Expert Calls for Rapid Social Media Response from Emergency Services

Cutting-edge mapping technology that lets overseas emergency organisations use social media to build natural disaster intelligence should be adopted in Australia, according to the former Director of Volunteer Services for Queensland’s 36,000 volunteer fire fighters. New Geographic...

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Social Media Maps Pivotal to Australia’s Disaster Response

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube may already be the community’s first port of call for updates during a crisis – but social media will soon play an official role in emergency response to natural disasters, according to a...

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

GIS and Social Media Team to Combat Disasters

Two of the world’s top technologies are consistently pairing up in what many believe is the evolution of information. Software companies are integrating geographic information systems (GIS) technology and social media to map people’s tweets and other...

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Social Media Map Plots a Japan Beyond Geography

These maps of Japan will never appear in a standard atlas. Created by the firm Esri, Inc., in response to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami — along with the near meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant —...