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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.

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Wed, 02/05/2012 - 09:04

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

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 tim

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Tue, 18/10/2011 - 12:09
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27.7029
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85.3182

Benguet to secure software on rapid earthquake damage assessment system

The provincial government of Benguet, Philippines, may soon have an accurate seismic hazard database as it is now working to secure a software program called REDAS or the Rapid Earthquake Dama

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Fri, 08/07/2011 - 16:46
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16.4774
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120.585

International Astronautical Federation Recognizes GPS for 'Benefit to Humanity'

The U.S.

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Tue, 10/05/2011 - 13:56

8th Beijing International Workshop on Geographical Information Systems

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fuzhou
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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

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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

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26.0745
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119.296

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

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Fuzhou, Fujian
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

Language of event: 
English

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 mu

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26.0745
longitude: 
119.296

Academy report warns of over-reliance on global satellite navigation systems

Society may already be dangerously over-reliant on satellite radio navigation systems like GPS, the Royal Academy of Engineering warns.

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Wed, 06/04/2011 - 11:17

Lack of a crystal ball frustrates scientists

Senior seismologist Clive Collins was on duty when the first signals from Tuesday's Christchurch earthquake registered on computer screens at Geoscience Australia's Canberra operations centre.

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Wed, 09/03/2011 - 14:20
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133.775
longitude: 
-25.2744

Aiming to be Asian standard / Govt seeks to boost economy through Japanese GPS satellite system

Japan's plan to launch six or seven positioning satellites is a 200 billion yen project meant to boost the Japanese economy through its joint implementation by both the public and private sectors.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2011 - 17:41
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36.2048
longitude: 
138.253