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China, UK build geospatial research center

By Xu Hong (The Economic Daily)

14:38, December 14, 2011

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

The Sino-British Geospatial Information Research Centre, jointly built by the China Academy of Surveying and Mapping and U.K. University of Nottingham, opened in Beijing on Dec. 13

This research centre will develop geospatial information research to solve the key scientific issues of the two countries.

It will utilize China and Britain's advantages to promote services such as navigation and global positioning, photogrammetry and remote sensing, cartography and geographic information systems as well as geospatial information technologies.

 
 
 
 
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