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Léon van Berlo, Technical Director buildingSMART International

buildingSMART appointed Technical Director

buildingSMART International has appointed Léon van Berlo as its Technical Director. Van Berlo has previously served a variety of roles at the National Institute...

Arctic sea ice falls to record low in June

Mercury levels soared past 40 degree Celsius in most European capitals in the month of June. Scorching heat made life unbearable in European capitals...
global warming cities 2050

Interactive map shows how global warming will impact cities by 2050

While increase in global temperatures in the near future is an inevitability predicted by many, Crowther Lab’s interactive map shows how global...
What is ArcGIS

What is ArcGIS?

What ArcGIS is a geographical information system (GIS) software that allows handling and analyzing geographic information by visualizing geographical statistics through layer building maps...
4IR in smart cities

Role of 4IR and Geospatial in making cities smarter

Cities are increasingly seen not just as the engines of innovation and economic growth but also as the epicenter of a plethora...

Strengthening space security an imperative in the era of ‘New Space’

Space security is increasingly emerging as central to a country’s security doctrine. With digitalization, advancements in satellite technology and other innovations in sensors, the...

Copernicus Emergency Management Service – monitoring tropical cyclone Fani from space

Tropical Cyclone (TC) Fani hit India on 3 May with sustained winds of 240km/h – it was the most intense cyclone to...
Galileo Technical Incident

Galileo interrupted due to ‘technical incident’

According to the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA), Galileo is currently ‘affected by a technical incident related to its ground infrastructure’. This...

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technology to track donkey’s life

UK-based charity using location technology to track donkey’s life cycle

A UK-based charity is using location and other technologies to assess and improve the living and working conditions of donkey in South Asia. A donkey’s...
land right for women

Women need equal rights to own, inherit & use land –...

Discriminatory social norms continue to stand in the way of gender equality. The Stand for Her Land Campaign was founded to build a global...