This World Bank Group funded project sought technical expertise to improve the Bangladesh Bureau of Meteorology's understanding of the region's deltaic and coastal underwater topography in relation to mitigating the impacts of adverse hydro-meteorological events on the natural, agricultural and built environments of Banglasdesh's extensive low-lying areas.

Surveyor General of Bangladesh

Surveyor General of Bangladesh

The aim of this research was to provide the Government with the capacity to deliver weather and climate information in priority sectors in reparation for climate variability and disasters.  

The CRCSI team provided guidance on the best available techniques (satellite sensors, LiDAR, sonar sensors) for undertaking bathymetric surveys. A feasibility study was completed to guide decision making.