The Group on Earth Observations met in Geneva, Switzerland this week (Jan. 13-17, 2014), with an agenda to discuss the partnership among governments and international organizations to monitor and understand the Earth. Key to much of the discussion was the need to make data readily accessible for research and third-party entities that utilize the data to create economic value.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is working toward a separate urban planning department for ongoing spatial planning. The new department would include experts from housing, environmental planning and transportation. At the center would be the creation of a systematicGIS database with maps, data, population patterns, etc.
Researchers have been hard at work trying to understand the root cause of large earthquakes that take place where one continental plate goes below another and into the Earth's interior. The effort is of particular interest given a series of large earthquakes that have taken place around the globe within the past decade, with better forecasting possibly leading to hundreds of thousands of lives saved.
China held a central urbanisation work conference in early December where an agenda was set for local development. The China Land Surveying and Planning Institute, under the Ministry of Land and Resources published a subsequent report indicating that the price of industrial land would be raised in favor of more residential development to ease the price of housing, and to also protect arable land.
The Queensland Government just launched a new geographic information system-based online management systems to better track the State's beef stock route network. The system was developed by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM) to deliver a more transparent management of the 2.6 million hectare stock route network.
SPECIM announces the release of AisaIBIS, a robust and very high spectral resolution hyperspectral imager for ground and airborne measurement of sun induced fluorescence from plants.
Leica Geosystems has announced the launch of its latest versatile 3D laser scanner, the ScanStation P15. Combining high performance scanning with a user-friendly interface, the ScanStation P15 is...
Swiss mini-drone manufacturer senseFly today announces the eBee Ag, a fully autonomous aerial imaging drone (or UAV) for precision agriculture applications.
kubit develops software for surveying and as-built documentation with a specialty in Autodesk based plug-ins along with stand-alone applications for laser scanning. For more than 15 years kubit has...
Leica Geosystems announced the release of the tridicon® APM Trio, a unique and efficient software solution that simplifies the generation of oblique point matching and aerial triangulation (AT) of...
The First 3D Malaysia 2013 conference with the theme “3D Data for Sustainable Development” was jointly organized by DES Mapping and Intermap, USA. in Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur on January 22nd. Over 120...
The 35th International Symposium for Remote Sensing of the Environment (ISRSE35) is to be held in Beijing from 22-26 April, 2013. This is the first symposium in the series to be held in China. The...
nearmap ltd (ASX: NEA), Australia’s exclusive provider of frequently updated, high resolution imagery, has today launched nearmap Solar, a world-first service aimed at providing Australia’s solar...
Abstracts are now being accepted for the Institute of Navigation’s (ION) Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Meeting. The meeting will take place December 1-4, 2014 (Tutorials December 1) at the...
GfK releases updated and expanded digital maps for all of Asia, from Afghanistan and China, to Thailand and Vietnam. Digital maps are the foundation for geomarketing and business intelligence...
Australian real estate agents could soon have a powerful selling tool at their disposal, thanks to a clever new approach to property mapping – according to a leading data specialist. MapData...
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