Wasteland maps can help frame poverty alleviation programmes

This study pertains to analysis of Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) images in mapping the flood inundation and causative factors of flood in the lower reaches of Baghmati river basin for the period July

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The Omkareshwar reservoir had been planted for first filling during March 2008. However, before the initial filling, assessment of Rabi crop coming submergence was required for compensation purposes, if required.

Beginning 1975, ISRO has been involved in several indigenous space utilisation initiatives. We take a close look at two of them, Edusat and the IRS programme, to evaluate their efficacy

Despite achievements, India s space programme is still struggling with projects targeting rural India, finds out T V JAYAN

Benefits not remote H igh quality three-dimensional terrain maps of India will now be available at affordable prices, as the Indian Space Resaerch Organisation (isro) successfully put in

The formulation of a practical conservation policy will involve a fuller consideration of human needs also. Conservation plans need to be so developed that they minimize restriction on the people of area.

Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, when completed, will transform parts of the southern coromandal coast qualitatively. Since historical times, this portion of the coast (Palk Bay, Adam’s Bridge) is used only to fleets of small crafts involved in coastal trading and fishing.

Analysis of multi-date satellite sensor data and maps indicated loss of 1836 ha of land during 1976–2001 along the Godavari deltaic coast resulting in displacement of coastal communities and mangrove destruction. Decrease in sediment loads from an annual average of 145.26 million tons in 1971–79 to 56.76 million tons during 1990–98, apparently due to construction of dams, largely diminished vertical accretion at the delta, while continued coastal subsidence that might have been accentuated by possible neotectonic activity and consequent relative sea level rise led to shoreline retreat.

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