Presentation on theme: "I. Brief Summary Korea National Park Service (KNPS) – Public organization – Management of the countrys domestic national parks – 6.6% (6,578 km 2 ) of."— Presentation transcript:
I. Brief Summary Korea National Park Service (KNPS) – Public organization – Management of the countrys domestic national parks – 6.6% (6,578 km 2 ) of the total area of Korea
I. Brief Summary Dramatic increase of park visitor numbers – Entrance fees to Koreas NPs were abolished in Jan. 2007. Simultaneous increase of mountain-climbing accidents Korean smartphone use has also multiplied – 30 million users as of Aug. 2012 Increase in KNP visitorsIncrease in mountain-climbing accidents
I. Brief Summary Smartphone GPS technology – Enables rescue teams to find a survivor's location accurately So, we developed Korea National Parks Mountain- Climbing Information (KNP-MCI) app – Ensure local climbing safety
I. Brief Summary Anyone can – Access climbing information via their mobile phone – Report mountain-climbing accidents to the KNPS rescue team The rescue team can – Pinpoint the accident location using the communication between the survivors smartphone and the KNPS Disaster Prevention GIS System
II. KNP-MCI Project Publicly funded project – by the Ministry of Public Administration and Security (MOPAS) from 2011 to 2012 – total support of 1,256 million won ($1,111,000) Total Project Cost (2011-2012) Primary Project Cost (2011) Secondary Project Cost (2012) Total 1,256 million won ($1,111,000) 656 million won ($580,000) 600 million won ($531,000) System Development 144 million won ($127,000) 61 million won ($54,000) 83 million won ($73,000) Database Construction 1,312 million won ($984,000) 595 million won ($634,000) 517 million won ($458,000)
II. KNP-MCI Project Brief History Primary Project (2011) Nov. 29 2010 Selection as a candidate for the National DB Projects 2011, which is funded by MOPAS Jan. 11 Final screening by the National DB Projects Deliberation Commission Feb. 1 Choice as the Ministry-funded National DB Project 2011 ($580,000) Mar. 30Conclusion of contract. (From Mar. 30 to Nov. 15, 2011) Nov.15 Launching to the public Limited Service to only 9 of the 20 national park area Dec. 16 MOPAS Minister's prize from the Comparative Exhibition for Public Informatization 2011
II. KNP-MCI Project Brief History Secondary project (2012) Dec. 5 2011 Selection as a candidate for the National DB Projects 2012 Jan. 1First use to rescue a survivor in Mt. Deokyu National Park Jan. 12Final screening Feb. 2Choice as the National DB Project 2012 ($531,000) Apr.23Conclusion of the contract. (From Apr. 23 to Oct. 31, 2012) Jul. 1530,000 users since it was launched. Jul. 20Use to rescue a survivor in Mt. Seorak National Park Oct.15Launching of an upgraded version of the app (Entire Service)
III. DNPM Map Geodatabase Detailed National Park Management Map – All national park maps have been redrawn. – It was created using GNSS-based field data and its post- processing. – The maps were used as basic data for the KNP-MCI service.
III. DNPM Map Geodatabase Layer nameGeometry type Amount of National DB 2011 (9 NPs)2012 (11 NPs) TrailPolyline1,035.771494.9 Nature observation trailPolyline75.332.5 Park officePoint, Polygon3844 Visitor Information CenterPoint, Polygon5933 ToiletPoint190209 ShelterPoint, Polygon186 CampgroundPoint, Polygon2720 Parking lotPoint, Polygon8850 Multi-purpose position signPoint1,408612 Special prevention areaPoint, Polygon4542.3 Inland wetlandPoint, Polygon125.2 Landscape resourcePoint578557 Cultural resourcePoint - 557 Facility photomage2,5001,250 Danger areaPoint150 SpringPoint - 72
IV. KNP-MCI Mobile Service Major Functions (1) – Finding the closest NP using smartphone GPS technology – Showing the recommended trails list – Online Google map and offline download map – Five trail difficulty levels from Very Easy to Very Hard Main ScreenTrail NavigationMobile GIS MapTrail Difficulty Map
IV. KNP-MCI Mobile Service TrackingDanger AlertAccident ReportDisaster & Safety Manual Major Functions (2) – Danger alert, such as getting of the regular trail, using smartphone GPS – Sending an actual accident location and phone number to the rescue team
IV. KNP-MCI Mobile Service Travel InfoPark InfoWeather InfoSNS Major Functions (3) – A range of travel info, like restaurants, accommodation, and events – Each national parks general information, including photos and text contents
IV. KNP-MCI Mobile Service Upgraded Version of the KNP-MCI App – Launching on 1 Oct. 2012. – Entire KNP area will be serviced. – Accident report range will be extended to all park areas. Initial ScreenMain ScreenMobile GIS MapTrail Navigation
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Public mobile GIS rescue System – First rescue in Mt. Deokyu National Park on 1 Jan. 2012 – 109 climbing accidents have since been recorded. NP Name Accident report rate per NP (%) Accident report count 20112012Total 1003574109 Jiri23.8562026 Gyeryong0.92101 Seoraksan30.28171633 Songni0.92011 Naejang1.83022 Deokyu2.75033 Chiak1.83112 Bukhan33.0363036 Sobaek4.59415
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Actual Application of the Smartphone App Rescue System in Seorak Mountain National Park – The accident occurred at 2 a.m. on Jul. 20, 2012 at Hwache Ridge. Which is an illegal and prohibited trail. The total rescue time was only eight hours. – All things considered, It was a very short time.
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Rescue System (1) – Rescue teams receive the accident report by SMS
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Rescue System (2) – The accurate rescue position is detected via the KNPS Disaster Prevention GIS System
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Rescue System (3) – The actual report location screen of the survivor
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Rescue System (4) – The rescue team checks the survivor's XY info, moves out to the position,
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Rescue System (5) – Aids the survivor
V. Smartphone App Rescue System Rescue System (6) – The teams climbed down the mountain with the survivor.
VI. Promotion Activities MOPAS Minister's Prize 2011 – Comparative Exhibition for Public Informatization 2011 – We were awarded the MOPAS Minister's prize. Asian Geospatial Excellence Awards 2012 – Mobile-based Application
VI. Promotion Activities Continuous promotion of the app – MBC 9 News on 29 Oct. 2011 About a rescue exercise using the smartphone app in Mt. Bukhan National Park – KBS 9 News on July 23, 2012 About the application of the smartphone app during an actual rescue in Mt. Seorak National Park Rescue Exercise (2011)Actual Rescue (2012)
VI. Promotion Activities Increase of Smartphone App Users
VII. Socio-Economic Benefits KNP-MCI Project – The effect of this app will be at least 8.2%. – The system will contribute to climbing safety advancement by improving rescue capabilities by about 38%. – If more park visitors use this app, our project will can contribute to economic tourism in national park regions. – A private enterprise can save 144 million won ($127,000) on database construction costs by using our DB.