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India: GIS for better planning for Gujarat coastal areas

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For better management and planning of coastal areas and their resources, Gujarat government is implementing a Geo-Spatial Information System (GIS) development project, reports Zee News. "The GIS would help in better hazard-risk assessment and management for the coast," said A K Verma, member secretary, Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC).

Keywords

  • Themes:GIS & Mapping, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/23054

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