radar mapping

NASA: Two Waves Formed Japan's Destructive Tsunami

NASA and Ohio State University researchers have discovered the major tsunami generated by the March 2011 Tohoku-Oki quake centered off northeastern Japan was a long-hypothesized "merging tsunami." The tsunami doubled in intensity over rugged ocean ridges, amplifying its destructive power at landfall.


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Wed, 07/12/2011 - 09:52

UK space radar project initiated

The UK government is to kick-start an innovative project to fly radar satellites around the Earth, with an initial investment of £21m.

Radar spacecraft can see the planet's surface in all weathers, day and night.

It is hoped that a series of satellites could eventually be launched, enabling any place on Earth to be imaged inside 24 hours - a powerful capability.

The radar money is part of a £200m boost for science announced by the Chancellor in his Autumn Statement.

George Osborne's investment will be matched by industry.

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 29/11/2011 - 17:25

NASA caught Tropical Storm Rina forming, strengthening

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite called "TRMM" and NASA's Aqua satellite captured radar and temperature data that showed

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Tue, 25/10/2011 - 11:30

International Symposium on LIDAR and Radar Mapping

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

The LIDAR & RADAR 2011 symposium in Nanjing is the first time of this type of event on this active remote sensing subject in Asia.






26/05/2011 to 29/05/2011

Venue City: 



The Wentian Building

Event Organisers: 

Hohai University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University


  • International Cartographic Association (ICA)
  • International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)
  • International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)
  • International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE)
  • International Association of Geodesy (IAG)

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