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5 Ways the World Depends on Geomatics

Where would we be without geomatics nowadays? There are so many ways in which modern life relies heavily on mapping and surveying professionals that it’s... (read more)

Decision to Exclude Post-Brexit UK from Galileo Causes Rift in EU

According to various media reports, the European Commission’s intention to exclude the UK from the Galileo satellite navigation system following Brexit is... (read more)

British Cartographic Society Organises Restless Earth Workshops for Schools

Restless Earth is a two-and-a-half-hour disaster relief mapping workshop organised by the British Cartographic Society. The workshops are for Year 9 &... (read more)

Total Stations with Auto Scan Help to Build China’s Expressway Network

Spectra Precision FOCUS 35 robotic total stations are hard at work helping to build the world’s largest expressway network in China. In one notable exampl... (read more)

Airobotics Joins Israel’s New Seaport Project Partnership

Airobotics, the Israeli startup that built the world’s first fully automated drone, has announced it is partnering with Shapir-Ashtrom. The two companies... (read more)

GRACE Follow-up Mission to Keep Close Eye on Ice Loss

A few months ago, the GRACE mission’s two Earth observation satellites burnt up in the atmosphere. Although this loss was planned, for the experts at the... (read more)

OGC Seeks Public Comment on New EO Exploitation Platform Domain Working Group

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) seeks comments on the draft charter of a proposed Earth Observation Exploitation Platform Domain Working Group (DWG). Earth... (read more)

Deimos Imaging Awarded with Million Dollar Contract in Brazil

The Earth observation company Deimos Imaging SLU, a subsidiary of UrtheCast, has entered into a contract with the Brazilian Ministry of Defence’s Aeronaut... (read more)
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