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Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Esri Partners with GISCorps and the Standby Task Force to Map Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Impacts

As a member of the Digital Humanitarian Network, Esri has partnered with the Standby Task Force and GISCorps to create interactive maps documenting the impact of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Philippines and Southeast Asia. Esri’s Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda...

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Bentley Systems Aids Project Efficiency with Point Cloud Integration

Bentley Systems has a tagline of, “Sustaining the World’s Infrastructure,” and an aligned toolset that has made inroads in the efficiency and performance of infrastructure projects. Asian Surveying & Mapping editor Matt Ball recently spoke with John...

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

China’s Counter to GPS targets SE Asia en route to Global Market

China is aggressively pressing its global positioning service, known as the Beidou, into service throughout the entire Southeast Asia region. The goal is to extend coverage regionally, before achieving global coverage by 2020. China views Southeast Asia...

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

GIS Field Survey Application for Agriculture Planning and Development

Inaccurate data collection may result in unwise decisions. To avoid this problem decreasing the operational efficiency, Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia used GIS to precisely record and publish the agricultural data for operating agriculture and funding...

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

India and Thailand to Cooperate on Project to Map Buddhist Sites

The governments of India and Thailand have come together on mapping and geospatial technology applications, signing two memorandums of understanding this week to promote bilateral cooperation. In addition to shared training on surveying and mapping techniques, a...

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Indonesian Forest Fire and Haze Risk Remains High

Ministers from five Southeast Asian countries gather in Malaysia next week for urgent talks on combating haze. The meeting follows the recent fires in Sumatra that produced record-breaking air pollution across parts of Indonesia, Singapore, and Malaysia....

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

WWF and Thailand Government Launch TREEMAPS

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and WWF-Thailand formally launched on June 6th the joint project, TREEMAPS - Tracking Reductions in Carbon Emissions through Enhanced Monitoring and Project Support - which aims to...

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

SimActive Software Used for Forestry in Southeast Asia

SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that Correlator3D™ is being used for forestry projects in Southeast Asia by PT Credent Teknologi. SimActive’s software is employed to perform aerial triangulation for seamless...

Monday, May 20th, 2013

A Plague of Deforestation Sweeps Across Southeast Asia

The fate of the forests around Khe Sanh exemplifies what is happening today in Vietnam and the greater Mekong region, which also includes Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. Although some large blocks of forest remain intact, the...

Friday, April 12th, 2013

Land Mine Mapping Needed to Address Southeast Asia Issue

This week marks an interational awareness campaign for the ongoing destruction of land mines and unexploded bombs. Southeas Asia is particularly plagued by these destructive remains from war that often kill or maim chldren or impoverished villagers,...

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