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Application Of Gis In Bathymetric Mapping Of Gosainkunda Lake application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Gosainkunda is one of the important high altitude lakes of Nepal from scientific and cultural point of view. This lake is threatened by climate change, pollution by tourists and pilgrimages and also due to the long range transportation and deposition of pollutants by wind. Although the lake is very famous among tourists and pilgrimages, very little scientific study is done and only few literature regarding the lake are available. This book aims at Production of bathymetric map, Analysis of bathymetric map for describing the lake’s morphometry (shape, size, volume, depth) and Describe the change in lake’s morphometry over a period of time with the help of GIS as it is important and crucial to record the detail morphological parameters of the lake for future reference and for its conservation and development.
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GIS Based Ecotourism Planning of Kainji Lake National Park Nigeria application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Geographic Information System (GIS) and tourism share a common characteristic, that is, both cross the boundaries of disciplines and application areas. This GIS application book applied in many disciplines - Geography, forestry, urban planning and environmental studies. Similarly, tourism has been a subject of interest to geographers, economists, business, environmental planner, anthropologists, and archaeologists. As such, the potential for GIS applications in tourism is significant.
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Resource Mapping for Livestock Development application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Livestock cannot be considered in isolation from their environment. The link between livestock and human populations, common property resources and cropping necessitate for an effort to quantify and map these relationships, with improved Geographic Information System (GIS) capabilities. This book deals with the application of GIS in mapping the resources of livestock production. Step-wise procedure for creating GIS maps, using Geomedia 6.0, is a special feature of this book. Besides analysing the spatio-temporal growth of livestock sector, in terms of population and production dynamics, the book also prescribed methods for developing zone-wise models for overall progress of the livestock sector. The book will be very much useful to the livestock policy makers, GIS specialists, livestock economists and animal researchers.
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Application of RS and GIS in Water Resources Management application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information system (GIS) techniques are being effectively used as tools in defining the basin geometry. Integrated Results of morphometric analysis (MA), SYI model, USLE model have been used to prioritize watersheds and to locate sites for water harvesting structures in Savli and Kalol taluka, Gujarat, India are identified and considered for the study purpose. The location of water harvesting structure on natural drainage is directly depending on soil erosion intensity and ranks of micro- watersheds.
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Wasteland Mapping using Remote Sensing and GIS application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
This book “Wasteland Mapping using Remote Sensing and GIS: A case study Sirsa district of Haryana, India” is the outcome of five years research experience of Dr*(Er.) K.S. Rawat and Er. Shashi Vind Mishra in Remote Sensing and GIS science. This book “Wasteland Mapping using Remote Sensing and GIS” has been written for Haryana (India), a state known for Natural Resources Management. This book is intended for use in graduate level course in wasteland Management, and for researchers who wish to work in wasteland Mapping.
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Flood Risk Mapping in part of Mahanadi Delta Using RS and GIS application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Flood is the one of the most important natural hazard in India that occurs frequently due to some natural and anthropogenic factors. The delta region of Mahanadi river basin located in eastern part of India which is densely populated and major paddy growing region in the state of Orissa. Floods are frequent phenomena occurring in this part of the state during south-west monsoon, which causes severe damage of lives, property as well as agriculture. Remote sensing and GIS is an important tool for the flood mapping and its damage assessment. It provides timely assistance and save lives and property. The main objective of the present book is to give flood damage assessment and vulnerability analysis in part of Mahanadi Delta Basin, India. Using SAR data flood hazard map and flood depth the vulnerability of each element at risk is calculated. Finally the total risk has been identified. So, Remote sensing and GIS can be used for the risk communication among the people in our society for different strategic management and planning. This book meets the requirements of Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in geography, earth science, environmental management and Disaster management.
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Mapping Vulnerability Perceptions using GIS application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
This book is about communication of people’s perceptions of vulnerability to landslides through GIS maps. How do people in risk prone areas perceive their vulnerability to landslides? How do their perceptions influence their response? It is generally believed that in light of a looming disaster, those who promote and regulate health and safety need to understand how people think about and respond to risk. This study communicates people’s perceptions through 3D GIS maps. People in Bududa are classified to have either High Risk Perception or Low Risk Perception based on their perceived knowledge of causes of landslides, level of risk fear, perceived household safety and willingness to move to safer locations.
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Remote Sensing & GIS in Glacier Mapping application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
This book is an expression of the myriad ways in which the range of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques can be applied to the mapping of glaciers. Glaciers are characterized by the variability of different types of snow and ice deposited in accumulation and ablation areas. Remote Sensing techniques like Digital image processing of satellite data provide an effective solution for categorizing the various materials on glaciers depending upon their spectral reflectance.Visual interpretation in glaciated terrain suffers mainly because of less understanding highly variable material composition and processes operative over glaciers. This sometimes leads to biased interpretation based on little knowledge which leads to wrong interpretation. Inventory of the glaciers is of prime interest to evaluate the nature of changes in glacier dimensions and also to establish relationship between climatic change and dynamics of glaciers. As glaciological studies in high altitude terrains are very difficult by conventional methods. Remote Sensing data with GIS techniques is used to mapping and monitoring of permanent snowfields and glacier covered area.
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Application of GIS in Fisheries Sector of Greater Mumbai Region application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Geographical Information System (GIS) is an invaluable decision support tool, designed to address spatially related problems for management of natural resources. The power of GIS lies in its ability to visualize and relate various types of georeferenced spatial and non-spatial data allowing users to find the hidden patterns and connections between them. In India, use of GIS in fisheries management is yet to find its rightful place. An effort has been made in the present study to develop fisheries GIS for Greater Mumbai region of Maharashtra state.
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Remote Sensing and GIS Mapping application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Over the last few years environmental management has been a major cause for concern especially in Africa. Kenya is not an exception in this issue with resources such as water, forests and wildlife being under threat from various quarters. The threat to water resources is posing a challenge to environmental sustainability. Lake Naivasha located in the Rift Valley in Kenya is one such water resource. There is a need to study such water resources and identify the problems facing them in order to suggest some solutions. This work takes a look at land use/ land cover changes with Lake Naivasha and its surroundings as the case study. It examines the use of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems in mapping the land use/ land cover changes around the lake between 1986 and 2006 as well as predicting future changes and their implications. This book will be especially useful to professionals and students in the fields of environmental management and conservation, specifically those dealing with water resource management.
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Mapping of Air Pollutant Trend in Growing Urban Environment Using GIS application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Visakhapatnam is one of the major port cities in India. The city is the largest industrial based urban area. The industrialization of the city is started with the importance of its natural harbor & the Estb. of Hindustan Shipyard Ltd. In addition to the Estb. of Naval Dockyard during the second world war, which gave further town extension. The growth of the city, as a big industrial center, is started with the setting of 40 major & small-scale industries like Steel Plant, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., Coromandel Fertilizers Ltd., Hindustan Zinc Ltd., L.G. Polymers Ltd., & B.H.P.V., etc. As a result of rapid industrialization that has lead to an increase of a No. big cities, nearly, 30% of the population of the country are living in urban areas alone. As a result, 33% of the total urban population is concentrated in million cities alone, & explosive growth of cities creates many serious problems like pollution of air, water & land, along with noise. At present, air pollution in urban areas has become a serious problem. The major factors responsible for pollution of air are vehicles & industries. In this book we have presented a trend of particulate & gaseous pollutant.
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Gis & rs based fertilizer suitability mapping for wheat,Ethiopia application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Fertilizer suitability mapping is the way of determining nutrients demanded by specific crop type on the basis of soil sample testing results. It is a very important method for modern precision agriculture to increase fertilizer use efficiency and environmental friendliness. In order to make efficient fertilizer application for wheat at Lume Watershed, the book tried to map the plant macro nutrients, physical land suitability and diammonium phosphate (DAP) suitability for wheat. Starting from soil sample collection to final map, standard laboratory analysis methods plus GIS and remote sensing tools were used. Because both potassium and nitrogen showed non-significant variation within the watershed, fertilizer suitability map was only made for phosphorous variability. The DAP requirement for wheat was determined as the deference of phosphorous critical level for wheat from initial phosphorus level in the soil. Finally by applying Krignig interpolation DAP suitability map was prepared for wheat. The DAP requirement map of the area reveals that about 51.38%, 20.25%, 18.40% and 8.43% need 50 to75 kg/ha, 75 to 100kg/ha, 25 to 50kg/ha and greater than 100kg/ha respectively.
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Land Use, Land Cover Mapping of ‘H’ and ‘J’ Blocks of FC&RI using GIS application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
This book will give a complete idea about the digitization, ground truthing and mapping of earth surface using Geographic information system (GIS). This book was clearly manuscript into various chapters for easy understanding and completed with the help of various GIS specialist. The software used here was Arc.GIS-10. it is very easy and accessible to all format of operating systems. The maps were digitized in false colour composites.
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Mapping deforestation in western Kenya using GIS and remote sensing application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Deforestation is today a worldwide problem and despite increasing efforts regarding forest management and forest conservation, the issue remains. Human activities are a major cause and forests are continuously turning into other land uses such as agriculture and pasture. Africa is a continent with fast growing population and during the last century major impacts has been seen in the African landscape. This study was conducted in Kenya in eastern Africa in cooperation with SCC-Vi Agroforestry. The study area is located in Marakwet district which holds one of the largest remaining natural forests in the country. This forest is experiencing a severe ongoing illegal deforestation. The study investigated the forest degradation during the period 1986-2009. Satellite data was used to detect the deforestation and GIS software was used for mapping and analysis. The results indicate great changes in forest cover. During the 23 year period, 4 149 hectares of forest was cleared – representing a 14 percent decrease of forest cover. The created future scenario indicates that if nothing is done to prevent the ongoing deforestation, 45 percent of the forest will be cut down until the year 2100.
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Application Of Remote Sensing In Coastal Mapping application of gis in bathymetric mapping of gosainkunda lake
Remote sensing is important tool for mapping the different ecosystem of coastal area as it give synoptic views of an area retrieved through repetitive and multi-spectral remote sensing data, which can be useful for monitoring coastal areas. Coastal features are under threat from anthropogenic activities and climate change impact, so it necessary to monitor these ecosystem. The different mangrove and shoreline mapping technique using remote sensing has been discus for the better mapping of the coastal ecosystem.
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