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Seven HKU young scientists awarded China’s Excellent Young Scientists Fund 2020
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Launch Of South Korean CAS500-1 Satellite Delayed Until 2021
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India, US likely to ink geospatial intelligence pact ahead of November 3 presidential election
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China’s optical remote sensing satellite fails to enter pre-set orbit
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Monday, April 14th, 2014

Airbus Defence and Space Signs Contract to Deliver Street Factory 3D Urban Mapping Solution to PASCO

Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed a contract with PASCO Corporation, Japan, for the installation of the Street Factory 3D urban mapping solution at one of its production facilities in Japan,...

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

A Cure for Urban GPS: a 3-D Antenna

A new antenna design being tested by the U.S. Air Force could make GPS significantly more reliable and able to function in dense urban areas where GPS accuracy is weak. It might even allow the technology to...

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Spatial Mismatch and the Well-Being of Rural Migrants in China

In China, many low-skilled workers are currently experiencing the same “spatial mismatch” as those ethnic minorities in the U.S.  The rapid urbanization in many regions of China has changed the urban-rural landscapes and incurred a massive influx...

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

RIEGL Launches the LMS-Q1560 Airborne Mapping System for High-Altitude Capture

RIEGL Laser Measurement Systems introduced their new airborne laser mapping system LMS-Q1560 at the RIEGL LIDAR 2013 International User Conference. The RIEGL LMS-Q1560 introduces a new era in high altitude airborne mapping. This new ultra high performance,...

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Planning New Cities Around Pune Rather than Merging Villages

Planning new cities instead of funding the renewal of existing ones is a growing idea among urban planners and other experts, including those in Pune. In their opinion, such satellite towns, built within a 50-100 km radius...

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Australia Calls for a New Deal for Urban Australia

A new plan to improve infrastructure funding and strategic planning in Australian cities has been released today by the Urban Coalition, a diverse coalition of built environment groups including the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA).

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Australians Ban Together to Form Earth Observation Coordination Group

The Australian Earth Observation Coordination Group (AEOCG) is a collective group that provides a coordinating and sharing point for all people using images collected from satellite, airborne or any other platform (Earth Observation, EO) for...

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Leica Geosystems Releases Leica RCD30 Oblique Camera System for High Accuracy 3D Mapping

Leica Geosystems, the world’s leading manufacturer of airborne mapping solutions, released the Leica RCD30 Oblique medium format camera. The camera system is specifically designed for high accuracy 3D urban mapping and 3D corridor mapping applications. 

Monday, July 9th, 2012

India’s National Health Mission Addresses Growing Urban Population

Urban India can now look forward to a dedicated public health delivery system on the lines of National Rural Health Mission. The much-awaited National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) will be launched in the next three months to...

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

GIS for Urban Disaster Prevention and Planning

SuperGeo has completed a geographic information system (GIS) for disaster prevention and planning. Located in Circum-Pacific seismic zone, Taiwan has high magnitude earthquakes frequently throughout the country. Thus, how to develop an effective urban planning system and...

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