Application of GIS to Sustainable Community Planning: Practical Study in Haramachi, Japan
Track: EMS, Fire, Disaster Management
Author(s): Keiko Inagaki
Haramachi is a medium-sized city located 80 km South of Sendai in the northern part of the island of Honshu, Japan. The City is situated in a forested coastal environment contains a variety of habitat closely surrounding the city. The city features a variety of environments, inlcuding beach, national forest, downtown, and urban forest. GIS has been selected as a planning tool for sustainable community planning in the city. The goal of this project is realization of Sustainable Community.
This paper will describe some of the actual projects.
Yokohama National University
Hodogaya , Yokohama 240-8501