In the Netherlands, local authorities are looking to satellite observations as a promising option for dike monitoring and to protect against dike failures.
Like scars that remain on the skin long after a wound has healed, earthquake fault lines can be traced on Earth's surface long after their initial rupture.
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
Satellite images have been essential for helping relief efforts in Japan following the massive quake that struck on 11 March.
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