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United States investigate the economic benefits of GPS

The U.S. National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board is organizing a study to endorse the economic profit of GPS. "We have a new assignment . . . to discover and disclose the economic contributions of the Global Positioning System", Chairman Jim Schlesinger said in the advisory board meeting that took place on August 15, 2012.

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Tue, 21/08/2012 - 12:25
Tue, 08/21/2012

GPS technology improves weather forecasting

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's SPACE Research Centre and the Bureau of Meteorology are using GPS and low earth orbit satellites to provide an additional type of temperature profile observation for use in weather forecasting computer models.

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Fri, 13/07/2012 - 10:16
Fri, 07/13/2012

ESA: End of mission for navigation satellite GIOVE-A

With the initial satellites of the Galileo constellation working well in orbit, ESA decided to end the mission of its pioneering GIOVE-A navigation satellite.

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 09:23

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Wed, 07/04/2012

New research network for GPS monitoring of earthquakes

GPS devices can be a powerful tool to quickly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes. In order to improve the use of GPS in responding to major earthquakes, the new Real-time Earthquake Analysis for Disaster (READI)

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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 09:04

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Wed, 05/02/2012

GPS data could speed up tsunami warnings

Faster tsunami warnings could be issued by using Global Positioning System (GPS) data alongside existing earthquake detection technology, scientists have found.

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Wed, 14/12/2011 - 16:33

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Google helps track Nepal typhoid

KATHMANDU — Scientists announced on Monday they had combined cutting-edge gene sequencing technology with Google Earth to accurately map the spread of typhoid in Kathmandu for the first time.

The Nepalese capital was described in a 2008 study as "a typhoid fever capital of the world", with thousands of cases a year reported, but outbreaks have been hard to chart in a city where streets are rarely given names.

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Tue, 18/10/2011 - 12:09

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Benguet to secure software on rapid earthquake damage assessment system

The provincial government of Benguet, Philippines, may soon have an accurate seismic

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Fri, 08/07/2011 - 16:46

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International Astronautical Federation Recognizes GPS for 'Benefit to Humanity'

The U.S. Global Positioning System has garnered a long list of honors over the years, but a forthcoming presentation from the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is one of the most remarkable yet.

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Tue, 10/05/2011 - 13:56

8th Beijing International Workshop on Geographical Information Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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BJ-IWGIS 2011 is the eighth forum of this successful series and will take place for the first time outside Beijing. Its main goal is to become a prestigious and high quality international conference that brings together researchers, scientists, engineers, and practitioners to share experiences and research results, and to exchange ideas about all aspects of geo-information science and technology.The workshop series have provided invaluable opportunities for scientists, GIS developers and users to share thei

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29/06/2011 to 01/07/2011

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Fuzhou

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  • Spatial Information Research Center of Fujian, Fuzhou University,China
  • State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, the Chinese Academy of Science,China
  • Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Geographical Information Science, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Quantitative Geography, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Commission on Cartography and Geographical Information System, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Key laboratory of Spatial Data Mining & Information Sharing, Ministry of Education of China
  • College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University,China
  • College of Environment and Resources, Fuzhou University,China

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ICSDM 2011 1st IEEE International Conference on Spatial Data Mining and Geographical Knowledge Services

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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ICSDM is aspired to establish a long-term forum for researchers and practitioners in geosciences and information & communication technology to share their innovative ideas and results in the multi-faceted research of spatial data mining, geographical modeling, Internet-based knowledge sharing and service.

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29/06/2011 to 01/07/2011

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Fuzhou, Fujian

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  • Spatial Information Research Center of Fujian, Fuzhou University,China
  • State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, the Chinese Academy of Science,China
  • Commission on Modeling Geographical Systems, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Geographical Information Science, International Geographical Union
  • Commission on Quantitative Geography, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Commission on Cartography and Geographical Information System, the Chinese Geographical Society
  • Key laboratory of Spatial Data Mining & Information Sharing, Ministry of Education of China
  • College of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fuzhou University,China
  • College of Environment and Resources, Fuzhou University,China

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