Release of "Global Map around Bangkok of Thailand"
1.Release of the map
In Bangkok and its vicinity of Thailand, a flood has been occurring from early October, which has been giving a serious damage to this area. Global Map around Bangkok of Thailand is released. This map provides landform and land use of Bangkok and its vicinity where large amounts of damage are occurring.
The maps were prepared by using Global Map and other data.
2.Use of this map
3.Global Mapping Project
The Global Map data development is underway steered by the International Steering Committee for Global Mapping (ISCGM). The Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) serves as the ISCGM Secretariat which takes a central role of the project management. The GSI also provides developing countries with necessary technologies.
The details of the project are shown at the following website.
- ISCGM: http://www.iscgm.org/