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A Visual Aided DSS Prototype Development to Mitigate the Flood Hazards

Nasly, Mohamed Ali and Saher, Faisal Nadeem (2013) A Visual Aided DSS Prototype Development to Mitigate the Flood Hazards. American Journal of Geographic Information System, 2 (3). pp. 37-46. ISSN 2163-1131 (print), 2163-114X (online)

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Abstract

Flood hazards caused by extreme rain events or unplanned watersheds is a problem and it has become a growing concern under impact of climate change. There is a dire need to develop new paradigm to combat flood hazards and operational decision-making process. Effective decision is a challenge, in a context to select best-suited option for mitigation. The general objective of this paper is to propose a visual aided decision support platform providing an ease but acceptable level of strategy. Presented prototype includes modelling and GIS based visual aids. A study of Pahang River in Malaysia conducted, to explain the applications of the prototype. This study affirms two major conclusions: First, there is great potential to adopt the proposed methodology at a level of decision-making authorities, leading to selection of actual measures for flood mitigation. Second, integration of model, Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP), Global Mapper and GIS proved as a salient feature of Decision Support System as visual aided scenario generation. This paper has given an account of and the reasons for the use of prototype for flood hazards.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Please click to official URL. Faisal Nadeem Saher is PhD Student Nasly M.A. Prof is the supervisor
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visual Aided DSS; WEAP; Pahang River; Scenarios Generation; Flood Mitigation
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Prof Datin Dr Nasly Mohamed Ali
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2014 03:24
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2015 09:22
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/5054
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