Milestones in Asia – 2001

Milestones in Asia – 2001

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  • Israel launches EROS A1 having a resolution of 1.8 mtrs. and ImageSat begins selling imagery.
  • Radarsat International to help manage water resources in Bangladesh
  • Database for dangerous chemicals in Bangkok Thailand
  • Singapore ground station begins direct tasking of Space Imaging’s IKONOS satellite
  • Russia launches three navigation satellites
  • Trove of old Japan maps turns up in U.S. library
  • Korea’s largest GPS technology leader enters joint venture with Vertical Computer Systems Inc. Taiwan to launch Six Micro Weather Satellites
  • Internet based Map Service launched for Dubai
  • Colombo Municipal Council planning to have Flood Maps China Geological Bureau develops digital version of China’s 1:500,000 scale National Geological Map and Data Base
  • China’s Ministry of Land and Natural Resources prepares to launch a national-level CAD land information system.
  • China’s 1st Remote Sensing Archeology Lab launched
  • Digital Sea Chart developed by a navy navigation department in ChinaUniversity of Punjab, Pakistan introduces M.Sc course in GIS
  • Updation of Deh maps
  • Kanchanpur district of Nepal goes for GIS based e-governance.
  • Tibet uses Remote Sensing Technology to monitor Environment
  • Japan space agencies head towards marger.