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, despite ongoing efforts to curtail the impact. Of the 10 members of ASEAN, unexplored ordnance remain a major issue for Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines.Now there is call for a regional initiative to deal with this issue.
The Australian National Water Commission commissioned the mapping fo Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDE) as part of the country's Water for the Future Plan. The aim was to aid policy makers for better water planning and natural resource management with environmental impacts in mind. The project was led by Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) along with CSIRO and Cogha, and was launched in July of 2012.
Singapore's Land Transport GIS Hub is both an enterprise tool to coordinate engineering design and improve construction safety, as well as a tool to communicate details to commuters and motorists. With its limited land space and increasing population, Singapore faces many challenges to improve transportation efficiency, making the best use of available lands, and being conscious of quality of life.
The Malaysian Youth Development Research Institute (IPPBM) and partners have launched the Malaysia Youth Mapping Portal to compile details about youth resources in the country. The aim with the portal is to help inform policy makers about the financial allocation and performance of various youth programs.
South Korea is working with IBM to deploy the Deep Thunder mapping and modeling sytem in order to upgrade their national weather information system. The goal is better understanding of weather patterns in order to better predict the location and intensity of weather events. The hardware upgrade being installed by the Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) increases the agency’s data storage capacity by nearly 1000% to 9.3 petabytes, making it Korea’s largest data storage system.
The Location Forum’s Privacy Council released the public version of their Location Data Privacy: Guidelines, Assessment &a&ecommendations today.&n hese groundbreaking Guidelines represent the first in…
Supergeo Technologies announced that SuperSurv 3.1, the mobile GIS software for Android devices, has chosen by Regie Dignoise des Eaux to carry out efficient field data collection and surveying for lo…
Supergeo Technologies, the leading global provider of complete GIS software and solutions, announced that SuperGIS Online for Excel Add-in will be released to help Taiwanese users integrate statistica…
The Kingdom of Bahrain has taken a step closer to developing a new 3D enabled spatial data model of the nation following a new partnership between Ordnance Survey International and the Survey and Land…
Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is organising a short course on Geographical Information Systems (GIS) focusing on “Working with Digital Maps-Leveraging the power of GIS” between May 23…
|Thu May 23|
China - GeoComputation 2013
|Mon Jun 03|
USA - HxGN Live 2013
|Sat Jul 06|
USA - Esri Survey Summit
|Mon Jul 08|
USA - Esri International User Conference
|Tue Jul 16|
Australia - IGNSS 2013
|Sun Jul 21|
Australia - IGARSS 2013
|Mon Aug 05|
Australia - 18th Annual Geospatial Solutions Conference
|Sat Aug 17|
New Zealand - Maori GIS Association National Conference
|Mon Aug 19|
Japan - Summer Seminar on GNSS
|Wed Aug 21|
Thailand - 5th International Conference on HealthGIS 2013