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Survey on the Status of Territorial Use in the North Korea Based on Satellite Images

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1국토연구원 국토정보연구센터 연구위원
2국토연구원 국토정보연구센터 연구원

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ABSTRACT

Recently, South and North Korea has been actively involved in economic cooperation. The collaborative mood is expected to further advance with the change in the global environment towards a favorable direction. In this context, some of the organizations in South Korea who are involved in promotion of South and North Korean economic cooperation are currently constructing a database of geographic information of North Korea using satellite images, targeting future planning and policy establishment for North Korea. Under this background, this paper aims to, recognizing the fundamental issue of GIS data building in North Korea, suggest methods to establish the database using satellite images, which have not been achieved in GIS research in Korea yet. Going a step further, the study intends to analyze the current status of territorial use of North Korea using documents, topographic maps, thematic maps and satellite images of North Korea.

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