Articles in the Applications Category

Sep 2015 | No Comment

Malaysia is a maritime country with two primary land masses, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. The country has a total land mass of approximately 330,000 sq km and 4492 km of coastlines.

Aug 2015 | No Comment

The main reason for FAO’s initial involvement in open source land administration software was that in the developing world, the move from paper based tenure records and related processes to computerized systems based on digital data flows had been slow, costly and often unsustainable.

Jul 2015 | No Comment

The ACCessibility for Shipping, Efficiency Advantages and Sustainability (ACCSEAS) project aims to identify issues which obstruct maritime access to the North Sea Region (NSR)….

Jun 2015 | No Comment

The breakwaters are built to protect infrastructure of ports. They are conceived and designed to withstand the most adverse and extreme weather conditions…

Jun 2015 | No Comment

Malaysia has a marine jurisdiction of approximately 574,000 kilometres2 (CheeHai & Fauzi, 2006) and is looking to implement a marine cadastre.

Jun 2015 | No Comment

The hydrographic survey described in this paper is part of the draft guide for revitalization and improvement of watercourses and flood forecast upgrading for the better defense…

Jun 2015 | No Comment

The shallow water coastal environment characterises the critical interface between activities at sea and on land. Much of the economic activity at sea that is now being recognised as the Blue Economy takes place ‘out there’, away from our focus of attention on land. But all of it, at some stage…

Apr 2015 | No Comment

Himachal Pradesh has been experiencing massive growth in hydel electricity projects during the last two decades or so. It was mainly on account of successive state government’s policy and emphasis on harnessing the hydel power potential of the state. As Himachal Pradesh…

Apr 2015 | No Comment

Urbanisation is one of our most significant challenges (Suzuki et al, 2010). Rightly or wrongly, achieving sustainable urbanisation has been increasing reliant on high-rise, high-density buildings as the dominant urban form, and the stratified use of space to provide infrastructure, utilities and services both above and underground.

Mar 2015 | No Comment

In the mid 1980s, cities around the world had experienced unparalleled changes in their economy, society and environment due to globlization, modernization and urbanization…