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Chinese satellite offers advanced solutions for modelling small particles

The assimilation of aerosol optical depth (AOD) observational data from the Chinese satellite Fengyun-3A (FY-3A) substantially enhances the ability to model aerosol mass. FY-3A is...
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Where are the World’s Uncharted Corners?

Any geospatial enthusiast knows that all maps are biased towards where there are people and, in particular, where the person who creates the map happens to...

Speculations over the new FAA chief and what it could mean...

Speculations are rife over who will fill the currently vacant position of FAA administrator. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta left in January after 7 years...
Can quantum compass replace GPS?

Can quantum compass replace GPS?

Time and again it has been proved that it is not possible to get GPS signals everywhere on Earth. But no worries! Places where...

Remembering the visionary ‘Father of GIS’ on GIS Day

On the occasion of GIS Day, let’s remember the pioneer of GIS, the man who conceived its idea and made it possible. It is said...

Putting traffic signs on the map: How artificial intelligence can help

The GIS market is booming. It’s set to surge from $5.81 billion in 2017 to $10.03 billion by 2023, but in spite of this,...

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Integration of BIM and geospatial systems

Integration of BIM and geospatial systems still a distant dream

The interaction between Humankind and Nature needs to move from confrontation to accommodation. It is true that there is often a need to modify...

Real-time enabled services key to Smart Nation – Tan Boon Khai,...

Singapore is looking at building a digital twin of the actual environment that will fuse all the location-based data, and enable public agencies as...

Satellite imagery for journalism: Why a picture is worth a thousand...

Even before Neil Armstrong took that ‘giant leap for mankind’, space has been considered cool. And journalism has for years been considered a cool...
IoT data geospatial analytics

Is IoT data taking geospatial analytics to the next level?

On its own, sensor data is one dimensional. IoT data when combined with geospatial analytics, business data, and operational data, the data reveals hidden...
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