NASA helps improve land use status, change, impacts in VN
16:02 | 08/05/2018

VGP – The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has officially launched a project on Land use status, change and impacts in Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos from May 7-16. 

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An international science team meeting and fields work on the project was organized on May 7 with the participation of more than 60 international and domestic scientists. 

The project is aimed at measuring the status, coverage and use of land and setting maps on changes related to population change and demographics in Southeast Asia including Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos. 

The cooperation with NASA will help domestic scientists to get access to modern technology in space technology and exploring, thus tackling issues on urban management, land use and response to climate change. 

By Thuy Dung    

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