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China deepens application use for BeiDou technology to build an integrated industrial ecosystem
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PM Modi launches India’s first private space association
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Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Building Surveyors Conference 2021
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Ladakh admin to use drones to help measuring inhabitant land under SVAMITVA scheme
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Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Missing Maps Initiative Fills in Slums in Cities

The Missing Maps initiative is a project to map the slums around the world to improve services, aid public health, and improve the lives of millions. The initiative got it's start earlier this month by a teams...

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Mapping Team Explores New Territory in Wake of Typhoon Haiyan

Aid workers are getting vital details about the trail of destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan, including damage to individual streets and buildings, from online maps developed with contributions from Red Cross staff and volunteers across the...

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Smartphones to Supplement Satellite Imagery for Western Ghats Conservation

The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) is joining hands with the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), U.S., for a project on using smartphones in a big way for crowdsourcing, a participatory exercise to generate data, for...

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Mapping Volunteers in Australia are Helping to Save Lives

A team of Canberra GIS professionals are helping emergency response in Australia by volunteering their time, specialised skills and mapping technology to provide emergency managers with the maps and geographic tools they need during national crises. By...

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

GISCorps Deploys Volunteers Across Asia, Middle East and Africa

The U.S.-based Urban and Regional Information System Association (URISA) has been coordinating global volunteer mapping projects since 2003. To date there have been 80 missions with nearly 250 volunteers deployed on such projects as disaster response, GPS...

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Topcon Volunteers Support Japan through TOGETHER Program

For Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS), located in Livermore, California, a subsidiary of Topcon Corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the amount of work needed for Japan to recover from the March 11, 2011 earthquake and ensuing tsunami disaster...

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

URISA GISCorps Volunteers Recruited for Japan Earthquake Relief Mission

Six URISA’s GISCorps volunteers were recruited to assist in mining various datasets in earthquake stricken areas of Japan. This mission is in collaboration with Crisis Commons http://crisiscommons.org. The mined and organized datasets will become available to the...