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Indonesia, Korea to map the northern coast of Java

Indonesia: Badan Informasi Geospatial (BIG), Bappenas and South Korea (KOICA) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop basic infrastructure for spatial development of the area north coast of the island of Java. This form of cooperation will be realised in the manufacture of 1:5,000 scale topographic map. The project site covers most of the northern coast of Java Island, Indonesia. The area to be mapped is 750 km2. Acquisition of baseline data through aerial photography or similar technology will be made in 3 strips on the corridor between 1.5 to 2 miles for every strip, along the coast between Jakarta to Semarang. Korea in this project will use sophisticated competitive technology, such as GIS and IT. This joint project will begin in 2013 and be completed by 2015.

Source: BIG