Articles in the Perspective Category

Oct 2019 | No Comment

As the world’s economy shifts towards
a new model of growth in line
with the Fourth Industrial Revolution,
sustainable development

Jun 2019 | No Comment

Conceptions of privacy under the gaze of earth observations (EO) and satellite technology is now exposed to the full array of other means…

Feb 2019 | No Comment

The aerial mapping industry experienced a notable transformation as digital sensors replaced film cameras as the preferred imaging tool…

Jan 2019 | No Comment

As we anticipate technology trends unfolding in 2019, the dominant theme for the geospatial industry is the need for precise data…

Feb 2018 | No Comment

2018 is definitely going to be the year of Beidou as it becomes a global GNSS system. China plans a further 13 launches of Beidou satellites during 2018 which is an ambitious launch schedule for any nation – but the rewards from having a global satellite navigation constellation that can compete…

Apr 2015 | One Comment

In most countries, the cadastral system is just taken for granted, and the impact of the system in terms of facilitating an efficient land market and supporting effective land-use administration is often not fully recognised. The reality is that the impact of a well-functioning cadastral system…

Nov 2014 | No Comment

Sea level rise is the chief pretext for alarm about Man’s influence on climate. Agencies such as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, 1990-2013) have adopted an often unscientifically alarmist stance on the climate question, favouring extreme predictions both of future…

Jun 2014 | No Comment

When one is very close to a thing it becomes blurred and to see it in focus one has to step back. To get a focus on the Survey and Measuring Equipment (S&ME) Industry in India…

Oct 2013 | No Comment

Over the last decade we have witnessed a number of significant developments which have affected and changed the global geospatial industry. The two biggest drivers to this change have been advances in technologies and the global recognition of the power of mapping information…

Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Positioning, navigation and beyond

Coordinates 100th Issue is indeed a milestone. Just like in cricket or baseball scoring a century or a home run does not come in every innings except for the very gifted and talented. However, in the case of Coordinates it is very welcome and heartening to note that the journal is endurable, enduring and is producing a kind of a continuing dialogue that many subscribe to.