Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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gsiThe Union Cabinet has passed a proposal to restructure the Geological Survey of India (GSI) this week. The 'right sizing' effort aims to play on the strengths of the GSI while slowing replacement of posts over a 10-year timeframe. The changes also place more emphasis on geophysics, chemistry and engineering to now equal the same role as geology.

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seismic imageA new 3D seismic survey will take place off the coast of Australia. Covering an area of 9700 sq. km., the survey is the result of new regulations that enhance offshore activity. The surveys will take place in areas adjcent to recent gas finds in the area.  Read more...
thumb qzssThe Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) is a constellation of multiple satellites, with at least one satellite positioned near zenith over Japan at anytime. The purpose of the system is to enable improved satellite coverage, thereby enhancing the possibility for GNSS applications, particularly within dense urban environments - inner cities.  Read more...
Geospatial IntelligenceMuch of the evolution of geospatial data gathering technology takes place within the military application of the toolset, as was witnessed at the GEOINT 2011 Symposium that took place in San Antonio, Texas this week. The event drew a global audience of more than 4,000 participants, with a focus on the tools and tradecraft of military intelligence. With a theme of "Forging Integrated Intelligence," the emphasis was placed on cooperation and collaboration, where much faith was put in the power of information technology to reduce costs and improve efficiency. Read more...
mitsubishi electricThe term Smart Grid conjures up many impressions. To the Mitsubishi company it means innovation and revolution within Japanese households. The company expects to generate over a trillion yen within 5 years through products integrated to transform Japan's homes and buildings.  Read more...

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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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