A Public Learning and Web-based GIS System for Analysing Visual Impacts of Reclamation Works in the Victoria Harbour of Hong Kong

By Ann Shuk-han Mak, Poh-Chin Lai, Richard Kim-Hung Kwong and Sharon Tsui-Shan Leung.

Published by The Technology Collection

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We have developed a web-based GIS platform to amass reclamation information in assisting laymen to understand issues addressed in Environmental Impact Assessment reports.

Keywords: Victoria Harbour of Hong Kong, Visual Impact Assessment (VIA), Environment Impact Assessment, Harbour Reclamation, Geographic Information System (GIS), 3D GIS Analysis, 3D Relief Model, Web-based GIS, Public Learning and Participation

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.53-64. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.622MB).

Dr Ann Shuk-han Mak

Dr Ann Shuk-Han MAK is an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Geography of the University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are in the areas of geographic information systems, in particular 3-D urban modelling.

Dr Poh-Chin Lai

Dr Poh-Chin LAI is a Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in the Department of Geography of the University of Hong Kong since 1993. She is also the Honorary Deputy Director of the Geographical/Land Information System Research Centre of the same university. Her current research interests include digital geospatial data structure, visualization of temporal spatial data, and geographic information systems for health and environmental management.

Richard Kim-Hung Kwong

Mr Richard KWONG holds a BA (Hons) degree and now pursuing a postgraduate degree at the Department of Geography of the University of Hong Kong. His research focus concerns the application aspects of GIS in environmental appraisal, specifically three-dimensional GIS as a public engagement tool in the environment impact assessment process.

Sharon Tsui-Shan Leung

Ms Sharon LEUNG holds BA (Hons) and MPhil degrees from the University of Hong Kong and is an Honorary Lecturer of the Master of GIS programme in the Department of Geography. She specialises in GIS-based noise modelling, 3D visualization, as well as social-economical and spatial analyses using GIS.


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