Tag: mapping

Pakistan invent latest satellite-based technique of CO2 mapping

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Ministry of Climate Change started a project in Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency titled as “Geomatic Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Development”. The project with latest techniques and evaluation methods encourages the application of Satellite Remote Sensing (SRS), Geographical Information System (GIS) and Geographical Positioning System (GPS) technologies in environmental monitoring and decision-making. Geomatic Centre […]…Read More

Mapping disabled childrens access to education

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Disabled children are commonly believed to be largely excluded from school in developing countries, but a new study shows that the difference between disabled and non-disabled children’s attendance is lower than expected. Coauthor Hannah Kuper of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and her colleagues analyzed a survey of almost one million children supported by children’s charity Plan. Across these nations, disabled and non-disabled children were…Read More

Googles Project 3D Mapping

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article image Google will introduce a pilot lot of tablets (4000 devices) that can capture 3-D images soon. The tablets will be equipped with 7-inch displays, two back cameras, infrared depth sensors and special software that can develop three-dimensional images of objects. This Google tablet is being developed within the framework of Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group Project Tango. The smartphone was also developed in the context of Google’s Project Tango. The target of this…Read More

Moot on flood risk mapping using spatial tech ends

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan, during the last several years, has registered a remarkable progress in harnessing satellite and space technologies for the socio-economic development process of Pakistan.SUPARCO has recently organized "International workshop on flood risk mapping using spatial technology" in collaboration with the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), UNESCO and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Water Resources and…Read More

Punjab gets Google street view mapping service

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Google Street View, a notable mapping service from Google, is going to capture special locations and cultural sites in the province to let internet users to explore these spots through 360-degree street-level imagery.According to the Google Pakistan’s Facebook page, a memorandum of understanding has recently been signed between the Punjab government and Google.Tourism Secretary Dr. Allah Bakhsh Malik and William Fitzgerald of Google Asia signed the document.Punjab Chief…Read More