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The National Mission for Clean Ganga received the ‘Leadership in Rejuvenation and Protection of Fresh Water System in India’ award in December. The award was conferred at the GeoSmart India conference in Hyderabad. This is the 20th edition of the event and is the largest geospatial event in India. The event is to be conducted ..
Prof. Jayanta Kumar Ghosh of IIT Roorkee was conferred with ISRS National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (Life Time Achievement Award) at the Space Application Centre in Ahmedabad. He won the award for his contribution towards the development of geospatial science and applications. The award comprised a citation, a medal and Rs 1 lakh. The Indian ..
Topics: Earth Sciences • Education in Uttarakhand • Geomatics • George Joseph • Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee • Remote Sensing • Science and technology in India • Space programme of India • Uttarakhand
Japan’s version GPS and is dubbed as Michibiki system The Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS is a project of the Japanese government for the development of a four-satellite regional time transfer system and a satellite-based augmentation system for the United States operated Global Positioning System (GPS) to be receivable in the Asia-Oceania regions, with a focus on Japan. QZSS services are scheduled to commence in November 2018. The ..
Topics: Geomatics • Global Positioning System • GNSS augmentation • Quasi-Zenith Satellite System • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Space program of Japan • Spaceflight • Technology