Urban Flood Risk Mapping in Bangkok using GIS, RS and Mathematical Model
Launched Since : November, 2002
Status : Completed
Brief Information : This is the second pilot project initiated by RNUS in 2002. The organizations involved in this project are RNUS, ICUS, AIT, Chulalongkorn University, and GISTDA (Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency), Thailand. Two of the most frequently flood affected districts of the Bangkok Metropolitan area are selected for this pilot project. The selected districts are Bangkapi (Area: 28.5 km2, population: 0.143 million) and Bungkum (Area: 24.3 km2; population: 0.137 million), both are adjacent districts located in the eastern side of the Bangkok City.A major component of this project was to develop flood loss functions for Bangkok for flood risk mapping, which has been already completed.