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Towards a Geospatial Information Society

Anyone who is reading this technical journal would be aware of the terms ‘data’, ‘geospatial data’, ‘information’ and ‘geospatial information’ and the context in which the terms are being used.

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Geospatial Technology in Forensic investigation

    Surveying provided the basis for man to know ‘what is where’ and ‘when’. The technology, if we can call it a technology during the early 19th century, was

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The Role of Geospatial Technologies in Archaeology to Preserve Heritage Monuments

    The Pink City, Jaipur has recently been certified as a World Heritage City by UNESCO. It is a matter of pride not only for the city and its

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Urban Redevelopment and The Use of Geospatial Technologies

    In the last 2 decades, India’s urban population has increased exponentially with 33% of the population living in cities in 2015. Experts estimate that urbanization will peak in

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Drought Information and Management System

    At a time when rains and floods continue to batter several parts of the country, it would seem misplaced to bring out an issue on Drought monitoring and

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Have Arrived as A Reliable Geospatial Technology

    The large scale adoption of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the last decade for Geospatial Data capture has brought about a radical change in the accuracy, speed and timeliness

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Geospatial Technologies for Infrastructure Construction & Monitoring

    In an earlier editorial, on the concept and creation of smart cities, I had stated that ‘Most of the works or projects currently being taken up under the

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Preserve & Conserve Forests for Human Wellbeing

    Forests are a resource. Minerals are also a resource. Minerals are mined for development hence forests can also be exploited for development. This seems to be the logic

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Geospatial Technologies Will Play an Increasing Role in Rural Development

    Rural development is a complex mix of fulfilling rural aspirations and providing opportunities and avenues to sustain their growth. Rural development is largely dependent on the demography &

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The Latitude & The Longitude

    All knew about human intelligence. Recently with the advent of Artificial Intelligence being associated with machine development & deployment, a new concept of location intelligence has evolved. A