Articles in the Applications Category

Oct 2014 | One Comment

I have read the paper by Hannah (this volume), and I arrive at a totally the opposite conclusions, viz. that there is no indication what so ever of a recent sea level acceleration, and that it is the high rates around 3 mm/yr that should be “safely disregarded”.

Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Sea level change – An inconvenient fact or an irritating fiction?

In 2012, the United Nations Environment Programme issued its report on the most important emerging issues related to the global environment (UNEP, 2012). The top ranked issue in that report related to the alignment of land governance to the challenges of global sustainability.

Sep 2014 | No Comment

European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), the European Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS), provides corrections and integrity information to GPS signals over a broad area centred over Europe, and is fully interoperable with other existing SBAS systems (e.g., WAAS, the brand name of the American SBAS).

Aug 2014 | No Comment

Turkey, in the 1980s communications satellites were purchased. In 1989, a tender was floated for the first communications satellite project. Following this development, the French Aerospatiale company on December 21, 1990 signed the ‘Turkish National Satellite Communication System Agreement’ with Turkey…

Jun 2014 | No Comment

UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), or as most civil aviation authorities now call them, UASs (for Unmanned Aircraft Systems), are attracting a lot of attention lately from geospatial professionals…

May 2014 | No Comment

The paper aims to validate the use of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals prior to the occurrence of earthquakes as a means of earthquake prediction, by referring to the Great East Japan Earthquake (hereafter called the Great Earthquake). The Great Earthquake occurred….

Apr 2014 | No Comment

Up-to-dateness is a contemporary problem in the realm of cadastres, land registration, and land administration. It is argued that up-to-dateness is closely related…

Mar 2014 | One Comment

Urban Population in India increased from 62 million (19%) in 1951 to 377 million (31%) in 2011, and is expected to increase up to around 37% by 2021.

Mar 2014 | No Comment

The problems in sharing of geospatial data among public sector organizations is a well established fact (Onsrud et. al., 1995; McLaughlin, 2003; Williamson et. al., 2004; Nebert, 2004; Masser, 2005; Georgiadou, 2006; Nama Raj Budhathoki and Zorica Nedovic-Budic

Feb 2014 | No Comment

Urban areas garbage is collected either by a government agency or private contractor. Garbage disposal constitutes a basic and expected service or function of urban local body.