Simulation Analysis of Tsunami Hitting Kaohsiung Cijin: The Application of City Information Model

19 Pages Posted: 18 May 2020

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Chia-hong Lin-liao

National Kaohsiung Normal University

Date Written: March 25, 2020

Abstract

Although urban planning still relies on 2D plenary map data today, the paper and digital cartographic information and data respectively used in early stage and recent years have a gap with realistic 3D spatial data. In other words, the traditional and conventional cartographic system cannot timely solve problems derived from 3D information integration, complex dimensions and the comprehensive decision-making support system. This study adopts City Information Model (CIM), including an integration of AutoCAD, Google Earth, Sketchup, 3DsMax and aerial photography of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), to simulate scenarios of tsunami effects and strategy to respond thereto. The simulation analysis results are expected to be used as a reference to quickly respond to potential tsunamis; plan disaster prevention strategy; and make engineering and construction decisions for the future development of Cijin.

Keywords: CIM (City Information Model); Simulation Analysis; Urban Planning; Disaster prevention strategy

Suggested Citation

Lin-liao, Chia-hong, Simulation Analysis of Tsunami Hitting Kaohsiung Cijin: The Application of City Information Model (March 25, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3560711 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3560711

Chia-hong Lin-liao (Contact Author)

National Kaohsiung Normal University

No.116, Heping 1st Rd.
Kaohsiung City, Lingya District 80201
Taiwan

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