News on all things surveying and mapping for Asia and the Pacific.
Vol. 10, Issue 31, August 20, 2015
Maharashtra to Map 40,000 Villages
The Maharashtra state government has launched a mapping project using satellite imagery and ground surveys to map 40,000 villages with the aim to reduce land disputes.
India Prepares to Map the Ganga River
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) aims to map the river to detail flood plains, pollution and planning encroachments. The river travels through five states in India from its source at the Gangotri glacier to the Bay of Bengal.
Palawan, Philippines Receives Flood Hazard Maps
The Department of Science and Technologyâ€™s (DOST) turned over the copy of the provinceâ€™s digital terrain model, digital surface model and orthophotography to the Palawan and Puerto Princesa government.