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. The study includes forecasts for 20 end-user markets in 39 countries.
New remote sensing technologies with applications such as predicting problems with ocean fish stocks and assessing natural disasters were reported at conferences sponsored recently in Prague by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.
Efficiency is expected where sustainable development takes place. How efficiency is measured may vary though, particularly where non-tangible benefits arise. Ms Yvonne O. Sowah, President of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) said this past week, that a need exists for governments to recognize the role of surveyors in the development of every nation. But are surveyors alone the only geospatial actors at the table?