Friday, 25 July 2014

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Safecity mapThere is awareness and retaliation against the harrassment of women worldwide given recent high-profile cases. The safety of women has been the focus of maps such as the Harassmap in Egypt, and now the Safecity mapping application in India.

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Singapore SeaLevelA new online mapping tool was launched in Singapore this week that highlights the impact of sea level rise. The visualization tool provides imagery from cities around the world with details on coastal flooding at specific landmarks. "World Under Water" was developed by CarbonStory, BBDO and Proximity Singapore to raise awareness, and encourage people to reduce their carbon footprings.

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Mapworld FujianFollowing the popularity of China's Map World online mapping service from the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping, local versions have sprouted, particularly in areas that are rapidly developing. The online map service has become so popular that local governments have taken on management for themselves for more rapid updates that are then shared.

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Screen Shot 2014-05-01 at 5.57.02 PMThe government of New South Wales has developed a new five-pronged location intelligence strategy to encourage collaborative use of geospatial data that has been created by the government. The plan sets action for outreach to maximize the investment being made.

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qzss main 001Japan will invest additional dollars for added satellites in its Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) in order to improve the positioning accuracy of the U.S. Global Position System (GPS) across Asia. This project began in 2010 with the launch of QZS-1. An additional seven satellites are planned for the constellation with a budget of $2bn and completion by 2018.

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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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