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Experts mull on using GIS for watershed management

New Delhi: Association of Geospatial Industries (AGI) and Department of Land Resources (DoLR) under the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) on Tuesday organised a one-day joint strategy workshop for MoRD’s


GIS Market in India 2012-2016

The GIS market in India to grow at a CAGR of 8.19 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing


NAVAIR Flight Ready: GPS Anti-Jam Solution

Aiming to save time and money, a GPS anti-jam solution currently found on the P-3 Orion is modified to fit the sleek F/A-18 Hornet and the versatile Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle.

Global Positioning System

Haryana Forest Department to Map Forest Damage using GPS

Haryana Forest Department is mapping forest damage by fire using Global Positioning System (GPS) and plans to use satellite pictures to evaluate changes in forest and plantation areas. Haryana Space

Remote Sensing

Satellite image shows Thailand’s oil spill

BANGKOK – The oil spill that hit Thailand’s popular Koh Samet island appears to be moving to coastal areas of the eastern province of Rayong, threatening to worsen the impact


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

According to the UVS International definition, a UAV is a generic aircraft design to operate with no human pilot onboard. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) has recently become commercially available at


What is Geodesy?

What is Geodesy? Geodesy is the science which deals with the methods of precise measurements of elements of the surface of the earth and their treatment for the determination of

Remote Sensing

Maximum Value Composite Images (MVC’s): A solution for Cloudy Image to calculate NDVI

When the satellite views an area at any one time, a large part of the image may be cloud, which has a very low NDVI (approximately 0.002). This gives no


Total Station And Its Applications In Surveying

1. Introduction The Total station is designed for measuring of slant distances, horizontal and vertical angles and elevations in topographic and geodetic works, tachometric surveys, as well as for solution

Global Positioning System

Possible Applications of GPS

Since GPS is all-weather, real-time, continuously available, economic and very precise positioning technique, almost unlimited possibilities are opened up for its use in geodesy, surveying, navigation and related fields, including