Remote sensing applied to monitor erosion in Mekong Delta

A delegation of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) led by Deputy Minister Tran Quy Kien on December 13 made an inspection tour of a sub-project on monitoring riverbank and coastal erosion in Mekong Delta using remote sensing.

It aims to form a database on changes of riverbanks and coastal line in the Mekong Delta, using remote sensing so as to assess efficiency of counter-erosion measures, as well as support regional development planning, thereby taking the initiative in preparedness, adaptation and mitigation of losses caused by erosion amid climate change.

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