Archive for June, 2013

    Diamond Mining

    His name is Samuel. It is just after 10:00 am and he has already walked for two hours from...

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  • Wildfire

    By on June 1, 2013

    Every year, several hundred million hectares of forest, grasslands, and other types of vegetation burn throughout the world, and…

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  • GEO Update

    By on June 1, 2013

    The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is working to build the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) by…

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    Measuring Distant Winds

    By on June 1, 2013

    Decisions about where to site commercial-scale wind turbines—typically costing $3-4 million each installed (though their cost drops significantly with...

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  • Location Data Privacy Guidelines Released

    By on June 1, 2013

    The location forum’s privacy council recently released Location Data Privacy: Guidelines, Assessment & Recommendations. These groundbreaking guidelines represent the...

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  • Alarmist or Realist?

    By on June 1, 2013

    When a few people die because of a new variety of bird or swine flu emerging somewhere on the…

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  • Apogeo Focuses on Fire, Wind and Asteroids

    By on June 1, 2013

    Dear Colleagues and Readers, Thank you for reading Apogeo Spatial! I am full of gratitude for your participation, whether…

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  • Data Democracy

    By on June 1, 2013

    WHAT IS DATA DEMOCRACY? The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Capacity Building and Data Democracy...

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    Home Planet Earth in the Cross-Hairs

    By on June 1, 2013

    There is an ongoing hunt for asteroids and other hazardous natural objects that may have cross-hairs on our home...

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