Nov 29, 2011

Chinese To Use Radarsat 2 Data For Maritime Monitoring, Natural Resource and Disaster Management

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RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 29, 2011 /CNW/ – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, announced today that it has signed a CA$3 million agreement with the Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE), an agency within the Chinese Academy of Sciences to extend its ability to use RADARSAT-2 an additional three years. This information is used by many agencies within the Chinese government to support a variety of applications that include natural resource management, land management, disaster management, subsidence monitoring, and maritime monitoring.

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