Daily Archives: March 13, 2008

Monitoring Asia-Pacific Disasters From Space

Canberra, Australia (SPX) Feb 25, 2008 – A space-based international Earth observation network to detect and monitor natural disasters in the Asia-Pacific region has been formed with a substantial contribution from Australian science. Called Sentinel Asia, the network of information-delivery … Continue reading

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Radar Satellite Provides Clear View Of Traffic Even In Dark And Fog

Bonn, Germany (SPX) Mar 06, 2008 – The German Aerospace Center (DLR) has begun several months of tests into the feasibility of obtaining traffic information via satellite. The German radar satellite TerraSAR-X is going to monitor selected sections of motorway … Continue reading

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UK’s Traffic Management Act demands all road-works to be recorded – GIS a solution

Utility companies and local authorities, equipped with Ordnance Survey�s most detailed mapping data, are transforming the management and coordination of street works in England. New Traffic Management Act (TMA) legislation, due in April this year, declares that all road and … Continue reading

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History of GPS

In the 1991 the USA opened to the world the service with name SPS (Standard Positioning System), with detailed lists differentiated that called soldier PPS (Precision Positioning System). In practical it came introduced the so-called Selective Availability (KNOWS) that it … Continue reading

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