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Geospatial Database Template for Urban Management in Fez (Morocco)

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In order to develop an urban GIS of Fez, we began with the scoping and feasibility study of the system. This strategic review has identified the characteristics of the urban areas, their problems, needs and existing potential, both in terms of data, equipment or personnel. This contribution focuses on a conceptual modeling of the geospatial database, the proposed template for the system and the quality assurance plan for the project. According to the feasibility study conducted during the first phase, the system must have an architecture respecting the intervention of actors in the city. Therefore, the implementation of the system requires an adequate hardware and software platform for optimum operation of the proposed urban GIS. After identifying technical choices, the financing plan of this scenario has been proposed. This arrangement is structured in three parts: Hardware, Software and Development/Training.

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A. El Garouani, R. Ahmed Barry, S. El Garouani and A. Lahrach, "Geospatial Database Template for Urban Management in Fez (Morocco)," Journal of Geographic Information System, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2012, pp. 335-340. doi: 10.4236/jgis.2012.44038.

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