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Thursday, June 26th, 2014

India Maps Coastal Sensitivity to Oil Spills

A pilot study led by scientists at India's National Institute of Oceanography used the U.S. National Oceanographic and Aeronautic Administration's  Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) shoreline classifications tools to map seven talukas, or coastal administrative divisions in India....

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Spirent Demonstrates Solution That Helps Reduce GNSS Vulnerability

Spirent Communications, the leader in testing navigation and positioning systems, has teamed up with Qascom, a leading authority in Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signal security and authentication, to develop a test tool that reproduces spoofing attacks...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Lessons from Bangladesh Flood Inform New Flood Damage Reporting Method

Researchers at the University of Exeter have developed a new approach to calculate the cost of damage caused by flooding. The method combines information on land use with data on the vulnerability of the area to calculate...

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Civilian GPS is Vulnerable to Being ‘Spoofed’

University of Texas researchers recently tricked the navigation system of an $80 million yacht and sent the ship off course in an experiment that showed how any device with civilian GPS technology is vulnerable to a practice...

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Studies Show Indonesia Home to Most At-Risk Species

Two new, separate studies have identified Indonesia as one of the countries where biodiversity is most at threat, both in terms of species’ conservation status and in their vulnerability to climate change. In the paper “Global Patterns...

Monday, November 5th, 2012

Critical GPS Vulnerabilities Highlighted at spatial@gov

An over-reliance on the ageing Global Positioning System has put critical infrastructure at serious potential risk of failure if the GPS network is ever disrupted, Canberra-based spatial expert Nunzio Gambale has warned.

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

India’s Poor Most Vulnerable to Rapid Biodiversity Loss

India’s poorest fishing, forest and farming communities will be worst hit by rapid losses of nature as well as efforts to conserve it. They are at risk of losing their lands to erosion and mining or being...

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

GPS Jammers and Spoofers Threaten Infrastructure, Say Researchers

During the GNSS Vulnerability 2012 event at the UK's National Physical Laboratory on Wednesday, experts discussed the threat posed by a growing number of GPS jamming and spoofing devices. The increasing popularity of the jammers is troubling, according...

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

ITT Exelis and Chronos Technology Team on GNSS Interference, Detection and Mitigation Market

Satellite-based positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) systems are vulnerable to many factors, such as signals jamming, resulting in potentially devastating system failures. The collaboration between ITT Exelis and Chronos Technology will allow both companies to respond to...

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Improving Disaster Preparedness Coordination Along the Pacific Rim

In partnership with USAID and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Development Seed just launched the Pacific Rim Coordination Center (PRCC) at the annual APEC Leaders Meeting. The PRCC maps preparedness projects, visualizing these projects alongside risk and...

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