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Landsat 8: Increased acquisition rates with up to 700 scenes per day

Granite outcrops in Yosemite National Park captured by Landsat 8 on April 2014

The United States Earth Observation satellite Landsat 8 has recently seen a high increase in acquisition rates.

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 29/07/2014 - 15:01
latitude: 
44.3007
longitude: 
-69.7693

Philippines: LiDAR mapping of major river basins completed

The Philippines are frequently affected by floods

The Department of Science and Technology  of Philippines (DOST) has achieved the Light Ranging and Detection Technology (LiDAR) mapping of the three major

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 28/07/2014 - 15:55
latitude: 
12.8797
longitude: 
121.774

USGS announces forthcoming 3D Elevation Programme

High-resolution lidar image of Mount St. Helens, Washington

A new 3D Elevation Programme (3DEP), is the outcome of a partnership between USGS and other federal, state, local

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 24/07/2014 - 10:52
latitude: 
40.5591
longitude: 
-105.083

Philippines launch Yolanda Rehabilitation Scientific Information Center

Image of Destruction in Phillippines

On 26 May 2014, the Yolanda Rehabilitation Scientific Information Center (YoRInfoCenter)  was launched  by the  Philippine Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Department

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 27/05/2014 - 08:39
latitude: 
14.5995
longitude: 
120.984

Remote Sensing: Global market to rise to 12 billion USD by 2019

The study forecasts the global Remote Sensing market

A new study by BBC Research LLC, has found that the global market for remote sensing technologies will continuously grow and should reach $12.1 billion by 2019, as Spar Point Group reported.

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Thu, 07/11/2013 - 10:20

IGAC: LiDAR processing and its use in modeling of flooding in urban zones

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office in Colombia, the Agustin Codazzi Geographic Institute (IGAC) is doing a research project about LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging Laser).

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Publishing Date: 
Tue, 04/12/2012 - 09:43
latitude: 
4.58755
longitude: 
-74.1183

3-D Map Study Shows Before-After of 2010 Mexico Quake

Geologists have a new tool to study how earthquakes change the landscape, and it's giving them insight into how earthquake faults behave. In the Feb.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 13/02/2012 - 15:43
latitude: 
32.6456
longitude: 
-115.445

The Philippines to use sophisticated geohazard map for disaster reduction

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) received a high-resolution geohazard map as part of the Php260 milli

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 19/09/2011 - 13:32
latitude: 
14.5872
longitude: 
121.027

International Symposium on LIDAR and Radar Mapping

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Nanjing
Basic Information
Date: 
26/05/2011 - 29/05/2011
Venue: 
The Wentian Building
Event Organisers: 

Hohai University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Co-organisers: 
  • International Cartographic Association (ICA)
  • International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
  • International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
  • International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
  • International Association of Geodesy (IAG)
Language of event: 
English

The LIDAR & RADAR 2011 symposium in Nanjing is the first time of this type of event on this active remote sensing subject in Asia.

latitude: 
32.0603
longitude: 
118.797

8th Beijing International Workshop on Geographical Information Systems

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fuzhou
Basic Information
Date: 
29/06/2011 - 01/07/2011
Event Organisers: 

  • 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

Co-organisers: 

Language of event: 
English

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 con

latitude: 
26.0745
longitude: 
119.296