geographic information systems

Japanese tsunami highlights need for elder disaster preparedness


March 19th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Data from previous catastrophic events suggests that the oldest segment of Japan's population will likely be the hardest hit as a result of the recent earthquake and subsequent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Microsoft’s taxi-driver software to guide you through jams!


December 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: New taxi-driver software to guide you through jams!


December 17th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: New taxi-driver software to guide you through jams! (Corrected)


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coming soon: Google’s taxi-driver software to guide you through jams!


November 10th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Ever marvelled at a taxi-driver's knowledge of a city's short cuts? Well, you can now be happy, as soon you would be able to take advantage of that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Geography and radiation determine how you tan


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Getting a tan is a matter of radiation and geography as there is great variation of ultraviolet radiation, says a study. "The variation of ultraviolet radiation, especially in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Biologists identify new spiny pocket mouse species


January 30th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of biologists has reported the existence of a new species of spiny pocket mouse in Venezuela.The new species was identified by Dr. Robert P. Anderson, Associate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seafood exports drop following dip in production


August 12th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 12 (IANS) Dip in aquaculture and shrimp production and unfavourable duty structures in the US have led to exports of marine products falling sharply in the last fiscal, a top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Archaeologists trace early irrigation farming in ancient Yemen


July 17th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered new evidence of ancient transitions from hunting and herding to irrigation agriculture 5,200 years ago in Yemen.As part of a larger ... Read more...

Posted in National |

3.2 million rendered homeless by Nargis: study


May 15th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Cyclone Nargis rendered as many as 3.2 million Burmese homeless, according to geographic risk models developed by researchers. Relying on Geographic Information Systems (GIS), researchers calculated the likely ... Read more...

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3.2 million Burmese estimated to be affected by Cyclone Nargis


May 15th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Geographic risk models developed by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Lehman College in the US have estimated that as many as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dubai to host geospatial intelligence conference


April 10th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 10 (IANS) The Defence Geospatial Intelligence Middle East conference would be held here April 27-29 with the participation of experts from the world's leading geospatial intelligence organisations, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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