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Aug 2005 | Comments Off on Physical information inputs for planning agencies
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The environment of a Municipal Information system has undergone a sea change over last few years. Couple of years back the requirements of information system was designed and projected primarily from the planners community. They were satisfi ed if the physical information was supplied on a scale of 1:5000/ 1:10,000.

Aug 2005 | Comments Off on ITS AP2005
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The 7th Asia Pacific ITS Conference & Exhibition was …

Aug 2005 | Comments Off on GIS – Helping manage our world JIM BAUMANN, ESRI
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13,000 users attend ESRI’s 25th Annual User Conference

With nearly 13,000 users attending from more than 135 …

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on MARK YOUR CALENDAR

July 2005

 

IGARSS 2005

 

25 – 29 July 2005 Seoul, Korea

 

reg@igarss05.org

 

http://www.igarss05.org

 

25th Annual ESRI International …

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on “What is the difference between Everest Spheroid and WGS 84?”

 

NoCoordinates is a new section, where readers questions …

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on Classroom Geodesy
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IV MURALI KRISHNA Professor and Head, Centre for Spatial Information Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
iyyanki@icorg.org

Geodesy is science of the measurement and mapping of the earth’s surface. Satellite Geodesy in an orderly intensive manner started with the launch of the first artificial satellite SPUTNIK in October 1957. By the year 1964, many basic geodetic problems …

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on Policy and policing

 
 
 

 

We were taken aback.
We were taken aback when we were told by none other than the Wireless Advisor to Government …

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on Scalable GPS infrastructure: The building blocks of tomorrow

As the designers and builders of infrastructure; surveyors, engineers and construction contractors know well the benefits gained from a strong infrastructure. Whether transportation, utilities or communication systems, infrastructure constitutes a society’s basic structure, the foundation upon which the growth of a community, state or entire nation depends.

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on Using positional and navigational technology in Australia
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While digital techniques were introduced to map production in the 1970’s, the driver for utilising digital tools to manage this wide range of activities was the land administration functions of the six states and two territories. Developed in concert by the legal and surveying professions, these state and territory based land administrations functions led to digital land valuation systems as early as 1968 in South Australia. Building upon such initiatives; government guaranteed computerised land registration and automated valuation systems have been built.

Jul 2005 | Comments Off on GAGAN – A visionary approach

In order to provide seamless navigation to the world aviation community by airport service providers, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has adopted a new strategy on the implementation of Future Air Navigation System (FANS) and use of non-visual aids for approach, and landing. The solution for the above requirements is Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). A stand alone GPS fails to provide the required navigation accuracy for all phases of the flight. Therefore, to achieve the required navigation accuracy, the core constellation i.e. GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo (under planning stage) needs augmentations to fulfill the GNSS, particularly in satellite-based augmentations such as WAAS (USA), EGNOS (Europe), MSAS (Japan), GRAS (Australia) and GAGAN (India). It also includes ICAO’s acceptance of an offer to make the Global Orbiting Navigation Satellites System (GLONASS) available for use by civil aviation. The ICAO Council had earlier accepted a similar offer concerning the GPS. These three satellite constellations (GPS / GLONASS / Galileo) are the key components of the GNSS. This article describes briefly, the different systems including GAGAN (India) and the status of GNSS.