Researchers develop new hyper-local air pollution map

Researchers develop new hyper-local air pollution map

Most large urban areas tend to have only one air quality monitor for every 100 to 200 square miles. 

Jun 05, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
Saving the environment: Researchers use Google Street View to map ecosystem

Saving the environment: Researchers use Google Street View to map ecosystem

A team of researchers, using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services.

Mar 01, 2017, 15:29 PM IST

CBDT resolves Rs 5,000-cr tax dispute with foreign cos under MAP

The tax department has resolved disputes involving Rs 5,000 crore with foreign companies in sectors like software and consultancy under the MAP scheme in past two years, a development that could provide comfort to overseas investors over taxation issues.

Feb 16, 2016, 22:44 PM IST

Map entire buildings in 3D with mobile devices soon

The software, developed by a team led by Thomas Schops, doctoral student at the Institute for Visual Computing at ETH Zurich, analyses two images of a building's façade that were taken from different positions.

Jan 14, 2016, 17:01 PM IST
ISRO teams up with Urban Develop ministry, to map 4,041 towns

ISRO teams up with Urban Develop ministry, to map 4,041 towns

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management.

Aug 12, 2015, 22:43 PM IST
Google lets users map their steps

Google lets users map their steps

Google on Wednesday began letting smartphone users automatically map where they have been.

Jul 23, 2015, 08:10 AM IST

Analysis - Silicon Valley debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?

The Silicon Valley race to build a self-driving car may revolve around one simple question: to map or not to map.

Mar 06, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

BJP MP protests map depicting parts of PoK as part of Pakistan

 A BJP member on Thursday made a strong plea that India should ask China to withdraw a latest map published by a Chinese news agency showing some parts of Pak-occupied Kashmir (PoK) as part of Pakistan.

Dec 04, 2014, 17:45 PM IST

Phone call data can accurately map population

Population maps based on anonymous mobile phone call record data can be as accurate as those based on censuses, finds research.

Oct 29, 2014, 13:24 PM IST

Map controversy: Error can be corrected, no point in creating an issue, says Kiren Rijiju

Commenting on the Gujarat government's depiction of Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir as disputed areas in a map, Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said if there has been an error it will be corrected, and added that there was no need to turn the matter into a big issue.

Sep 23, 2014, 14:06 PM IST

Map to show climate change impact

A new map developed by climatologists shows that climate change will impact the whole planet by the end of this century, if carbon emissions continue to increase.

Jul 18, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

First ever detailed map of Mars` surface revealed!

The joint efforts of Arizona State University (ASU) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have brought out the most detailed global map of Mars` surface.

Jul 16, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Pentagon report carries map showing parts of PoK as Pakistan

A report released by US` Department of Defence has carried a map of Asia in which portions of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir have been shown as part of Pakistan.

Jun 06, 2014, 18:11 PM IST

Armed forces housing for married by 2018: Antony

Defence Minister A.K. Antony told members of parliamentary consultative committee attached to ministry that Married Accommodation Project (MAP) for armed forces personnel will be completed by 2018.

Feb 09, 2013, 00:22 AM IST

Learn from Google, blur sensitive sites on map: Taiwan tells Apple

Taiwan is asking Apple Inc to blur a map image of its new USD 1.4 billion early warning radar station.

Oct 09, 2012, 14:49 PM IST

`Japanese map of 1935 doesn`t claim disputed island`

A Chinese resident claimed he has a Japanese map published in 1935, where Japan doesn`t claim the disputed Islands.

Sep 26, 2012, 14:19 PM IST

Moon map reveals titanium treasure trove

A map of the moon shows a treasure trove of areas rich in titanium ores, which is helping scientists unravel the mysteries of the satellite`s interior.

Oct 16, 2011, 20:19 PM IST

Japanese tsunami mapped in detail 1st time

Researchers surveyed 2000 kilometers of Japanese coastline, including over 5300 locations.

Sep 28, 2011, 19:52 PM IST

Google maps Amazon rainforest

The project is to let Internet users virtually explore the world`s largest river, its wildlife and its communities.

Aug 19, 2011, 20:14 PM IST

First map of Arctic sea-ice thickness revealed

Scientists have revealed the first map of sea-ice thickness from ESA`s CryoSat mission.

Jun 22, 2011, 12:52 PM IST