Articles in the Applications Category

Aug 2013 | No Comment

In order to solve the underlying problem, Korea MOLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport) enacted a special act on cadastral resurvey, proclaimed this on 16 September 2011. With the implementation of this special act from 17 March 2012, a CRP (Cadastral Renovation Project) has been being promoted in earnest.

Aug 2013 | No Comment

In this first application of morphometrics to earthquakes, plot sequences are first provided for coordinate shifts, rotations, and uniform scaling on each separate day. In addition to those seven time histories from Procrustes representations,

Jul 2013 | No Comment

Cities in developing countries are expanding rapidly and consuming every possible space available. The growth is not only in their physical expansion but also the increased urban population. The space consumption is again not only…

May 2013 | No Comment

Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) consists of Global Positioning System (GPS), Geographic Information System (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS), and the procedures and tools for creating, sharing, and integrating the SDI. The accessibility to SDI as input variables for many project plans and implementation reflects the effectiveness of using SDI. It is created throughout the world by several countries at all level (governments, private sectors, national, state, province and region) (Rajabifard et al, 2003).

May 2013 | No Comment

Fundamental to the challenges facing the reform of the Indonesian land sector is that it lacks a comprehensive land law. All land in Indonesia falls into one of two categories: (i) forest estate (kawasan hutan); and (ii) non-forest estate (Areal Pengunan Lain, APL). As such, land is administered under a dual system through two different government agencies, the Ministry of Forestry (MoFor) and the National Land Agency (Badan Pertanahan Nasional, BPN) responsible for forestry and non-forestry lands, respectively.

Apr 2013 | No Comment

In the age where the basis of Internet infrastructure for digital communication is developing, one of the most important issues that we need to address urgently is the building of a global service infrastructure in our society based on our activities and mobility.

Mar 2013 | No Comment

With the advent of satellite imagery resolution, the satellite photogrammetry has become a new area of practice to handle mass data and been utilized in many areas with its low cost and short production time.

Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Solutions for open land administration

The Solutions for Open Land Administration (SOLA) Open Source Software project is a 3 year trust fund project, funded through the Government of Finland and implemented by a project team within the UN FAO.

Its aim is to make computerized cadastre and registration systems based on open source software more affordable and more sustainable in developing countries.

Feb 2013 | No Comment

Disaster management is a widely discussed topic around the world and more so in recent years because of large scale disasters experienced around the globe. Most discussions appear to be siloed to a particular field of expertise although it is well recognised that a coordinated effort is required amongst

Feb 2013 | No Comment

The logical consequence of economic development–land consumption–substantiates the need for sustainable land management and cadastre