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Australia: Government launches National Map for geospatial data

The web application allows users to overlay different geospatial datasets

The federal government of Australia has launched the National Map, an online platform visualizing a number of the data sets released

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Thu, 10/07/2014 - 14:08
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133.775

The OGC agrees on a standard for mobile exchange of geospatial data

Agreement reached for better geospatial transfer and share for mobile applicatio

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has adopted the OGC Geo Package 1.0 (GPKG) Encoding Standard.

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Mon, 17/02/2014 - 10:45

Proba-V ready for operations

Proba-V is ready for operations

Launched on 7 May 2013, ESA’s Earth Observation satellite Proba-V has now completed the crucial commissioning phase and declared ready for its operational phase, providing global vegetation data fo

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Tue, 10/12/2013 - 11:57
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48.8413
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2.30029

Algeria: Maps of summer 2012 wildfires available

The maps requested via the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters regarding the wildfires that ravaged north Algerian forests during summer 2012, are now available on the

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 17:08

7.6 Earthquake strikes Costa Rica

The coast of Costa Rica was struck on 5 September 2012 at 08:42 a.m. local time by a major earthquake with the epicenter located in the Nicoya Península.

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Thu, 06/09/2012 - 12:29

Tropical Storm Isaac: Esri offers tracking map

Esri offers a free interactive map for tracking Isaac, a Tropical Storm rolling over the Gulf of Mexico on the verge of becoming a hurricane.

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Tue, 28/08/2012 - 15:10

Sri Lanka Department of Survey and Mapping

The Survey Department of Sri Lanka is the National Surveying and Mapping Organisation and also the national focal point of GIS and Remote Sensing with representation in the Global Mapping Project o

MapAction in Haiti

In a humanitarian crisis, relief agencies need rapid answers to questions about 'where'. Where are the greatest needs? Where are the gaps that need to be filled?

Ordnance Survey launches a new international GIS Organization

Ordnance Survey, the national mapping agency of Great Britain, will be launching in September a new international organization, Ordnance Survey International.

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Thu, 16/08/2012 - 14:50

Australia becomes Landsat 8 partner

Australia became an international collaborator on the new US-satellite mission Landsat 8, under an agreement signed on 12 July 2012 with the United States Geological Survey.

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Mon, 16/07/2012 - 08:45