Articles in the Applications Category

Nov 2016 | No Comment

In aviation, the extension of the utilization of GNSS that today is only a complementary system for air navigation and air traffic management systems has become the priority of many national plans. By 2030 it is expected that GNSS will be the main navigation system…

Nov 2016 | No Comment

Trains remain one of the safest ways to travel in Europe, where millions of euros have been sunk into rail safety and infrastructure. According to the European Railway Agency (ERA), trains are far safer than most other forms of transportation within Europe and about as safe as air travel…

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Zanzibar has a very high population density of 500 per sq. km, in a land area 2,650 sq. km. This ratio is alarming when it comes to actual development planning. After the 1964 Political Revolution, a number of land reforms were instituted aimed at changing …

Oct 2016 | No Comment

The insalubrious housing development is a global phenomenon,and one of the main issues that concerns the international community and local governments due to its continuous growth since the end of the last century and the complexity of its economic and social dimensions…

Jul 2016 | No Comment

The South Asian region is highly sensitive to the consequences of climate change1. It is known to be the most disaster prone region in the world supporting a huge population of more than 1.3 billion…

Apr 2016 | No Comment

In remote sensing technology, vegetation indices are considered as a single number that quantifies vegetation biomass for each individual pixel in a remote sensing image…

Apr 2016 | No Comment

A well-functioning cadastre is essential for securing rights in land and property, wealth generation, and contributing to better land and environmental management…

Mar 2016 | No Comment

The modern cadastre cannot be considered without mentioning issues related to the SDI (Spatial Data Infrastructure) and SES (Spatially Enabled Society)…

Feb 2016 | No Comment

A major disaster puts any land administration system at risk of failure at the time it is most needed. This paper addresses the lessons that Nepal may learn from 2 quite…

Feb 2016 | No Comment

The requirements on human resources in GNSS are at least two-fold: On the one hand very specialized engineers are needed; on the other hand generalists are needed…