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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

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ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541
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Remote Sensing and GIS Applications in Environmental Sciences - A Review

Abstract

Remote sensing and Geographic Information System play a pivotal role in environmental mapping, mineral exploration, agriculture, forestry, geology, water, ocean, infrastructure planning and management, disaster mitigation and management etc. Remote Sensing and GIS has grown as a major tool for collectinginformation on almost every aspect on the earth for last few decades. In the recent years, very high spatialand spectral resolution satellite data are available and the applications have multiplied with respect tovarious purpose. Remote sensing and GIS has contributed significantly towards developmental activities for the four decades in India. In the present paper, we have discussed the remote sensing and GIS applications of few environmental issues like Mining environment, Urban environment, Coastal and marine environment and Wasteland environment.

Article Type: Review Article

Corresponding Author: S. Senthil Kumar 1  

Email: senthil.env@gmail.com

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S. Senthil Kumar 1*,  S. Arivazhagan 2,  N. Rengarajan 3.  

1, 2. Department of Civil Engineering, KSR College of Engineering, Tiruchengode, TN, India

3. Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, KSR College of Engineering, Tiruchengode, TN, India.

J. Environ. Nanotechnol. Volume 2, No.2 (2013) pp. 9 2 -101
ISSN: 2279-0748 eISSN: 2319-5541
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