Japan prepares world environment map

FutureGov reported Japan’s Geospatial Information Authority (GSI) is making a world environment map that shows digital geographic data sets of the whole globe with unified specifications developed in close collaboration with national mapping organisations around the world. It accurately describes present status of the global environment.

The Global mapping project aims to contribute to the planning of countermeasures on global environmental problems such as global warming and climate change, according to a spokesperson at GSI. He said, “The goal of the Global Map project is to contribute to the understanding and resolution of worldwide problems affecting the environment.”

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Source: FutureGov

Sachiye Day, VERTICES intern. sachiye@vertices.com


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