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New vegetation type map of India prepared using satellite remote sensing: Comparison with global vegetation maps and utilities

P.S. Roy, M.D. Behera, M.S.R. Murthy, Arijit Roy, Sarnam Singh, S.P.S. Kushwaha, C.S. Jha, S. Sudhakar, P.K. Joshi, Ch. Sudhakar Reddy, Stutee Gupta, Girish Pujar (+87 others)
2015 International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation  
India has hitherto been using potential vegetation/forest type map prepared by Champion and Seth in 1968.  ...  It was prepared using 23.5 m seasonal satellite remote sensing data, field samples and information relating to the biogeography, climate and soil.  ...  Acknowledgments Financial assistance from the Department of Space and Department of Biotechnology, Government of Indiain the form of a research project is acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jag.2015.03.003 fatcat:ijq37ydp65hrpk4fin7f2ojvsm

Review of remotely sensed data products for disease mapping and epidemiology

Sabelo Nick Dlamini, Anton Beloconi, Sizwe Mabaso, Penelope Vounatsou, Benido Impouma, Ibrahima Socé Fall
2019 Remote Sensing Applications Society and Environment  
Therefore, there is need for information availability on the type of data products obtainable from the captured satellite images in order to facilitate access and utilization.  ...  Remotely sensed data products related to climate, meteorology, land use/cover, cartography and urban mapping are explored as potential indices for disease mapping.  ...  Products of remote sensing include various vegetation indices which are derived from satellite images and used to elucidate land use and land cover changes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rsase.2019.02.005 fatcat:kl5qu2xy2zbcplo2bttfk7x2zy

Remote Sensing Applications [chapter]

2013 Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing  
Subsequently with advent of new satellites, geomorphology mapping has taken a new dimension as it provides direct perspective of large regions.  ...  Another important utility of thermal remote sensing is monitoring very high temperature features such as volcano with the help of thermal channel of satellite data.  ...  It is characteristically covered with sparse vegetation and is often found along the coast where strong onshore winds are supplied with abundant sand.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118687963.part3 fatcat:zah35wqspncqnmsvt44e62hz54

Changes in Vegetation Cover Using GIS and Remote Sensing: A Case Study of South Campus BHU, Mirzapur, India

Rajani Srivastava, Sunita Singh, Abhimanu Oran
2020 Journal of scientific research  
This study aims to assess vegetation cover and vegetation types under different LULC in Barkachha, Mirzapur India for 10 years (from 2008 and 2018) using remote sensing and field study data.  ...  A remarkable shift in vegetation cover was noted through LULC use and overlap maps created in Arc GIS 10.  ...  Authors are also thankful to the Department of Geography (Remote Sensing & GIS Lab) for support in data analysis.  ... 
doi:10.37398/jsr.2020.640219 fatcat:knjp4wminffvnabcgen7ti5yje

REMOTE SENSING APPLICATIONS TO WATER RESOURCES [chapter]

D. NAGESH KUMAR
2002 Research Perspectives in Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering  
| With the introduction of the earth observing satellites, remote sensing has become an important tool in analyzing the Earth's surface characteristics, and hence in supplying valuable information necessary  ...  Today, near-real time monitoring of flood, drought events, and irrigation management are possible with the help of high resolution satellite data.  ...  Acknowledgement This work is partially supported by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, through project no. MoES/ATMOS/PP-IX/09.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812777614_0008 fatcat:w52kw3wgbzfljpfv6jkfzpmnee

Monitoring land use/cover change using remote sensing and GIS techniques: A case study of Hawalbagh block, district Almora, Uttarakhand, India

J.S. Rawat, Manish Kumar
2015 Egyptian Journal of Remote Sensing and Space Sciences  
The paper highlights the importance of digital change detection techniques for nature and location of change of the Hawalbagh block. Ó 2015 National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences.  ...  Landsat satellite imageries of two different time periods, i.e., Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) of 1990 and 2010 were acquired by Global Land Cover Facility Site (GLCF) and earth explorer site and quantify  ...  Acknowledgement This paper constitutes a part of the Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Government of Uttarakhand and NRDMS Division, DST Government of India research project on Development  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejrs.2015.02.002 fatcat:l6r4tvrv4ve2rbcia7fvn7iv2i

Satellite Remote Sensing Technologies for Biodiversity Monitoring and Its Conservation

Khare S., Ghosh S.K.
2016 International Journal of Advanced Earth Science and Engineering  
The likelihood of such type of co-operations has been significantly strengthened with the advancements in satellite remote sensing technology in last decade.  ...  This paper presents the smart satellite remote sensing technologies, which can be very useful in retrieving relevant information about biodiversity present on earth surface.  ...  This paper presents the first prospect of satellite remote sensing i.e. different types of satellite remote sensing datasets and their utilities in biodiversity monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.23953/cloud.ijaese.213 fatcat:tmqepre5sffzxm7b2xl7ypqily

Locust Habitat Monitoring and Risk Assessment Using Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies [chapter]

Alexandre V. Latchininsky, Ramesh Sivanpillai
2010 Integrated Management of Arthropod Pests and Insect Borne Diseases  
This chapter provides a review of remote sensing and GIS concepts, types of data collected by various remote sensing satellites, and applications of geospatial tools for locust habitat monitoring and risk  ...  Remotely sensed data are used for monitoring habitats of certain species such as the Desert, Migratory and Australian Plague locusts.  ...  Remotely sensed data can be used to map vegetation distribution and estimate its density. Geologists use remotely sensed data to identify soil types and minerals.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-8606-8_7 fatcat:awpl2nionfhkxa54fy3q54drki

Synergistic Use of Radar and Optical Satellite Data for Improved Monsoon Cropland Mapping in India

Qadir, Mondal
2020 Remote Sensing  
We adapted a synergistic approach of combining Sentinel-1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data with Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) derived from Sentinel-2 optical data using the Google Earth  ...  The proposed agriculture mask, ROM, has high potential to support the global agriculture monitoring missions of Geo Global Agriculture Monitoring (GEOGLAM) and Sentinel-2 for Agriculture (S2Agri) project  ...  The hindrance in using optical satellite data for intra-seasonal monsoon cropland monitoring over large region requires the remote sensing community to develop new methods, especially for countries with  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12030522 fatcat:crviyeabwfe7rlw5s7u7awfyfa

Development of Decadal (1985–1995–2005) Land Use and Land Cover Database for India

Parth Roy, Arijit Roy, Pawan Joshi, Manish Kale, Vijay Srivastava, Sushil Srivastava, Ravi Dwevidi, Chitiz Joshi, Mukunda Behera, Prasanth Meiyappan, Yeshu Sharma, Atul Jain (+36 others)
2015 Remote Sensing  
The present study utilizes the satellite images to generate national level LULC maps at decadal intervals for 1985, 1995 and 2005 using onscreen visual interpretation techniques with minimum mapping unit  ...  These maps follow the classification scheme of the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP) to ensure compatibility with other global/regional LULC datasets for Remote Sens. 2015, 7 2403 comparison  ...  Acknowledgments The research publication uses vegetation type and LULC map at 1:50000 scale prepared by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) (available from http://bis.iirs.gov.in and http://bhuvan.nrsc.gov.in  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70302401 fatcat:7i2vcck7frdajorv6clbnmkmae

Satellite remote sensing of grasslands: from observation to management

Iftikhar Ali, Fiona Cawkwell, Edward Dwyer, Brian Barrett, Stuart Green
2016 Journal of Plant Ecology  
With the growth in availability of spaceborne remote sensing data it is therefore important to revisit the relevant methods and applications that can exploit this imagery.  ...  In this article we have reviewed the (1) current status of grassland monitoring/observation methods and applications based on satellite remote sensing data, (2) the technological and methodological developments  ...  Classification of grassland types and formations using satellite remote sensing data has been tested by using different classifiers and sensors in different regions of the world.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jpe/rtw005 fatcat:vua3i7f5ovaujnnkm4z3v55uei

Role of remote sensing and GIS in land resource inventory - A review

V. Kasthuri Thilagam, R. Sivasamy
2013 Agricultural Reviews  
Soil survey and mapping using remote sensing. Tropical Ecology. 43(1): 61-74. Mandal, D. K. , Mandal C., Raja P . and Goswami S.N. (2010).  ...  Modern tools such as satellite Remote Sensing, Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geographical Information System (GIS) have been providing newer dimensions to monitor and manage soil resources for their  ...  Use of satellite remote sensing for soil survey and mapping received appreci ation during early 1980's in India (Velayutham, 1999) .  ... 
doi:10.5958/j.0976-0741.34.3.007 fatcat:2opfoelp4fc3dm6bjtozdda3u4

Remotely sensed high resolution irrigated area mapping in India for 2000 to 2015

Anukesh Krishnankutty Ambika, Brian Wardlow, Vimal Mishra
2016 Scientific Data  
Design Type(s) data integration objective • observation design • time series design Measurement Type(s) land irrigation Technology Type(s) remote sensing Factor Type(s) Sample Characteristic(s) India •  ...  The irrigated area maps were evaluated using the agricultural statistics data from ground surveys and were compared with the previously developed irrigation maps.  ...  Acknowledgements Authors acknowledge data availability from MODIS (NASA) and National Remote Sensing Center (NRSC, ISRO).  ... 
doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.118 pmid:27996974 pmcid:PMC5170598 fatcat:f6rnxm3e7zh7vc7lznvlwjv5s4

Approaches of Satellite Remote Sensing for the Assessment of Above-Ground Biomass across Tropical Forests: Pan-tropical to National Scales

Sawaid Abbas, Man Sing Wong, Jin Wu, Naeem Shahzad, Syed Muhammad Irteza
2020 Remote Sensing  
Relationships of biomass with canopy height and other structural attributes have developed a new paradigm of pan-tropical or global AGB estimation from space-borne satellite remote sensing.  ...  ; time steps used to map forest cover change and post-deforestation land cover land use (LCLU)-type mapping.  ...  as well as new satellite missions with enhanced capacities of large-scale mapping.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12203351 fatcat:rvfj5oyvrjbnllbhnv527pe6jq

Remote Sensing of Mine Site Rehabilitation for Ecological Outcomes: A Global Systematic Review

Phillip B. McKenna, Alex M. Lechner, Stuart Phinn, Peter D. Erskine
2020 Remote Sensing  
We propose a new research agenda based on identified knowledge gaps and the ecological monitoring tool recommended by SER, to ensure that future remote sensing approaches are conducted with a greater focus  ...  The mining industry has been operating across the globe for millennia, but it is only in the last 50 years that remote sensing technology has enabled the visualization, mapping and assessment of mining  ...  These pioneering early studies concluded that the new series of satellite earth observation sensors were well suited to land cover mapping, including the inference of vegetation development and rehabilitation  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12213535 fatcat:vyceaxy6y5hebgv4v6ukjg22fy
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