IRS data applications

Posted: August 2, 2010 in Uncategorized

Data from remote sensing satellite is used for various applications of resources survey & management under the national natural resources management system (NNRMS).

  • Preharvest crop acreage & production estimation of major crops.
  • Drought monitoring & assessment based on vegetation condition
  • Flood risk zone mapping & flood damage assessment.
  • Hydro-geomorphological maps for locating underground water resource for drilling well
  • Irrigation command area states monitoring
  • Snow-melt run-off estimates for planning water use in down stream projects
  • Land use & land cover mapping
  • Urban planning forest survey
  • Wetland mapping
  • Environmental impact analysis
  • Mineral prospecting
  • Coastal studies
  • Integrated mission for sustainable development for generating locale-specific prescriptions for integrated land & water resource development in 174 districts.

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