Map Making Technology

44. The latest map making technology is used to create large scale photo-based maps quickly. These maps are used in agricultural planning, transportation, telecommunications and harbor projects. They can be applied in regional planning, urban development and population surveys as well.

45. The government began a remote sensing technology program in 1976. The program includes use of infrared color photos and satellite images to estimate crop output, monitor diseases and pests, investigate water pollution, identify natural resources and survey land use.

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