Features

  • 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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    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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  • Water

    By on March 1, 2013

    Fresh water is humanity’s single most critical resource. According to a recent United Nations report, stresses on water supplies…

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  • GIS + RS = A New World

    By on March 1, 2013

    The Sciences, Technologies, and practices of remote sensing and of geographic information systems (GIS) arose separately, developed in parallel,…

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    Mapping Disasters

    By on March 1, 2013

    Geospatial solutions need a shift in focus to reach the next level of acceptance and impact for disaster relief….

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    Space System for Sustainable Development

    By on March 1, 2013

    The space environment is being used by more and more State and private sector entities for an increasingly diverse…

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    Environmental Monitoring

    By on March 1, 2013

    Organizations responsible for environmental monitoring, especially when it comes to ‘smart development’ in environmentally sensitive areas, are increasingly using…

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