Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
Geo Connect Asia 2024 to unveil geospatial’s transformative power
Geo Connect Asia (GCA) is set to return to...
Iran launches ‘domestically developed’ imaging satellite from Russia
The launch of Pars 1 is fourth this year,...
Astranis relocating hobbled debut satellite from Alaska to Asia
TAMPA, Fla. — Astranis is moving its debut satellite...
Asia space race heats up as China, Japan and India reach for the stars
After another year of US aeronautics company SpaceX dominating...
Gaganyaan: India names astronauts for maiden space flight
India has unveiled four Air Force pilots who have...
Singapore Airshow – Elbit reveals new MALE UAS
Elbit Systems unveiled its new Hermes 650 Spark medium...
Tokyo launches world’s largest projection mapping display
The world's largest projection mapping display has been launched...
China launched 6G satellite
China launched two experimental satellites into low-Earth orbit earlier...
Esri India to Train 100K Students in Geospatial Technology for Free
Multinational geographic information system company Esri India and independent public policy...
Old European satellite plunges harmlessly through the atmosphere over the Pacific
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An old Earth-observing satellite...

USGS

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

USGS Releases New JavaScript Library for Plotting Water Data for the Nation

A new JavaScript library, called GWIS (Graphing Water Information System), can create time-series plots of information measured at U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic data collection sites across the United States. Developed by the USGS Texas Water Science Center, the user-friendly interface integrates...

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

USGS-NASA Pecora Award Recognizes Excellence in Earth Observation

An annual award for outstanding achievement in remote sensing A longtime innovator in space-based Earth observation at Boston University and a team that has paved the way for the next generation of satellite precipitation observations have both...

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Volcano Monitoring in Indonesia Improving, Saving Lives

Indonesia has the world’s greatest at-risk population for volcano hazards and is the most volcanically active nation on Earth. To help mitigate potential disasters to its country and people, the Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geologic Hazard...

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

MAPPS Endorses Model State Legislation to Support USGS 3DEP program

Reston, VA – MAPPS (www.mapps.org), the national association of private sector geospatial firms, today announced the release of model legislation for state legislaturesto help coordinate state level partnerships for the collection of enhanced elevation data in support...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

USGS Releases Results of Gem County Groundwater Quality Study

The entire population of southwestern Idaho’s Gem County depends on aquifers for its drinking water. The water in those aquifers is of generally good quality according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today. The study was...

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

OGC Invites You to its Testbed 12 Demonstration and Exposition

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is inviting members and the public to attend the OGC Testbed 12 demonstration and exposition of the technology developed during its latest Interoperability Program initiative on 29 November 2016 at the USGS...

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Sanborn Inks Major Mapping Deal With USGS

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.- The Sanborn Map Company, Inc. (Sanborn) has won a Geospatial Products and Services Contracts (GPSC) award from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) that allows the agency to negotiate task orders with Sanborn during the next...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

A New Era of Space Collaboration Between Australia and U.S.

June 18, 2015 — On June 18, 2015 in Canberra, Australia, the U.S. Geological Survey and Geoscience Australia signed a comprehensive new partnership to maximize land remote sensing operations and data that can help to address issues...

Friday, August 5th, 2011

USGS Projects in Afghanistan

With decades of experience in developing country-scale geographic information system (GIS) databases and in performing major geologic mapping and resource assessment programs within the Middle East, Eurasia, Asia and South America, the USGS is working to develop...

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Vexcel – USGS Certification for UltraCamXp and UltraCamXp WA Print

Vexcel Imaging GmbH, a Microsoft company, announced that it received notice from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) that the UltraCamXp and UltraCamXp Wide Angle (WA) successfully completed the USGS Sensor Type Certification Process. USGS certifies that...