The goal of the WISDOM project, initiated by Vietnamese and German partners, is to design and implement an Information System for the Mekong Delta, containing information from the fields of hydrology, sociology, information technology and earth observation. The integration of such data will enable the end-user of the system to perform analyses on very specific questions and thus will supply the end-user with a tool supporting regional planning activities.
Some of the goals of the project’s Information System are the:
monitoring of floods and droughts
evaluation of flood and drought risk, damage potential and actual damages
analyses of water quality, pollution and sediment load
improvement of flood prediction via remotely-sensed precipitation information
detailed adaptation of surface and sub-surface discharge models
information of landcover- and landuse changes
observation of settlement development, surface sealing and population growth
The website houses a variety of tabs and links leading to more information about the project, its objectives, the Mekong Delta, project details, resources, publications, and contact details. For more information on the Wisdom Project, please visit the website.