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Open Source Satellite Images in Flood Monitoring. Do We Need a Liberal Spatial Data Policy During Disasters…?

Contributed by: The predictions of the meteorological department regarding the onset of natural disasters and the actual incidences of natural calamities were failed to converge in most of the situations

Geo Events GIS

IARPA Announces the Multi-View Stereo 3D Mapping Challenge

Washington, D.C. – As reported in a recent press release by the Ofice of the Director of National Intelligence, the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), within the Office of

Press Release

Proteus Announces Launch of Professional Satellite Image Procurement Service

Proteus, a provider of satellite derived mapping and geospatial services, announces the official launch of their new professional satellite image procurement service. Proteus employ dedicated expert account managers to provide

Software

ImageConnect to Add High Resolution Imagery by DigitalGlobe into ArcGIS Desktop Environment

DigitalGlobe in partnership with Esri has come up with a plug-in “ImageConnect” to enhance the GIS experience of ArcGIS platform user. ArcGIS users can download the plugin from ArcGIS Online

GIS

Ganga-Bramhaputra Basin Mapped In First of Its Kind Study

The Ganga-Bramhaputra Basin together store around 960 cubic km of water, researchers have claimed in a first of its kind study after mapping the rivers, and said it will help

GIS

Vietnam Completes Spatial Database of Entire Territory

According to news published in Vietnamnet, Vietnam has completed the spatial database of country’s entire territorial waters, including Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos. The database have multi-temporal satellite

GIS

Maharashtra to Launch Rs. 4,000-Cr Satellite Mapping Project

India, the Maharashtra Government will soon launch a Rs. 4,000-crore satellite imaging project to map all land in the State and prepare digital records of land holdings. “We have decided to undertake

Remote Sensing

Vietnam to Use Remote Sensing in Agriculture

In recent news, Vietnam is gearing up to use Remote Sensing to boost its agricultural production. In a conference last week Le Quoc Doanh, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural

Remote Sensing

Satellite image shows Thailand’s oil spill

BANGKOK – The oil spill that hit Thailand’s popular Koh Samet island appears to be moving to coastal areas of the eastern province of Rayong, threatening to worsen the impact