Tuesday, 22 July 2014

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Screen Shot 2014-06-26 at 5.08.31 PMA 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. This mapping tool helps determine and prepare for oil spills and their impacts. ESI data categorize both the marine and coastal environments as well as their wildlife based on sensitivity to spilled oil.

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gorgon stareWide Area Motion Imagery (WAMI) is a growing data source in the geospatial intelligence arena. By persistent and precise surveillance, WAMI sensors offer unprecedented situational awareness as they allow for going back in time to understand and query consequences or unfolding situations.

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singaporeSingapore is en route to becoming the world’s first smart nation with the introduction of several new initiatives, including a new platform that encompasses the necessary infrastructure and technical architecture to support a smart nation ecosystem.

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haiyuan faultChinese and American scientists collaborating in the study of an active seismic fault that produced one of China's most deadly earthquakes say their deployment of an airborne LiDAR system, which uses pulses of laser light to calculate distances and chart terrain features, has helped them produce the most precise topographical measurements ever of the fault zone.

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mv fugro equatorThe Australian Transport Safety Bureau this week chose a subsidiary of Fugro to undertake the detailed underwater mapping of the seaflor in the next phase of the effort to discover Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. This mapping project is expected to start in August, with plans to cover 60,000 square kiliometers of ocean at a caust of nearly $60 million. The search is already the most epensive on record.

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  • surveyor 04.11.2011 19:37
    There are steps that are being taken by many surveyors as a community which stand ...

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  • Jake 30.08.2011 07:47
    Maybe they should ask Western Australia GIS users what they think of SLIP before ...

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