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At this year’s Geospatial Solutions Conference will be explored the integration of existing infrastructures using geospatial technology in order to maximize efficiencies and extend the life of these valuable assets. This year’s program features of more than 60 technical presentations with a record number of new speakers, eight quality half-day workshops, an Industry Trends & Analysis Group (ITAG) user forum that does not compete with any other events, a new open source track sponsored by The Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), panel discussions on topics of interest to all atten
In Japan after the earthquake and tsunami, crowd-sourced maps have helped give local relief workers a clearer picture of the situation on the ground as they set priorities for food, shelter and sanitation services. The Web maps are also being used to track the fighting in Libya and the needs of refugees fleeing that conflict.
Haitian President René Préval met Friday (January 22, 2010) with a team of faculty, graduate students, and graduates from Boston University, who used maps and satellite photos depicting the destruction of Port-au-Prince block by block and house by house to demonstrate how immediate decisions on rebuilding the city will affect the long-term future of the country.
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd’s latest two missions, UK-DMC2 and Deimos-1, will be launched on Wednesday, 29th July 2009 at 18:46 UTC, 19:46 BST. The satellites have completed pre-launch tests at the Baikonur Cosmodrome and have been integrated with the Dnepr space head module.