Applications of Remote Sensing in Real World

Appications of Remote Sensing and GIS are as follows:

Land Use and Land Cover Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS:

  1. Classification of Landuse and Landcover.
  2. Change Detection Studies.
  3. Remote sensing and GIS for wetland inventory mapping and change analysis.
  4. Study on Effects of canal irrigation on LULC patterns

Agricultural Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS:

  1. Crop acreage estimation.
  2. Crop health monitoring.
  3. Phenological studies.
  4. Precision agriculture.
  5. Estimation of crop produce using crop harvest models.
  6. Assessment of land suitability for agriculture using remote sensing and GIS.
  7. Assessment of plant production response to climate change.
  8. Characterization of soil salinity in irrigated agriculture using remote sensing approach.
  9. Surface soil moisture estimation using remote sensing techniques.
  10. Remote sensing of nitrogen and water stress problems in Wheat crop.

Water resource Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS:

  1. Distributed Hydrological Modelling
  2. Rainfall monitoring
  3. Watershed modelling
  4. Reservoir volume studies
  5. Evaoporation estimation
  6. Urban Drainage modelling using remote sensing and GIS.
  7. Identification of ground water recharge potential zones using remote sensing and GIS.

Oceanographic Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS:

  1. Identification of Potential fishing zones.
  2. Study of sea surface temperature.
  3. Ocean colour monitoring studies.
  4. Study of algal blooms.
  5. Shore line mapping.
  6. Study of oil spills in oceans and seas.

Urban and Regional Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS:

  1. Urban Sprawl Analysis
  2. Realization of tax and revenue collection.

Environmental Applications of Remote sensing and GIS:

  1. Study of Urban Heat islands.
  2. Landfill site identification using remote sensing and GIS.
  3. Study of trace gas concentrations.
  4. Study of glacial mass balance.

Disaster management Applications of Remote sensing and GIS:

  1. Landslide hazard zonation using remote sensing and GIS.
  2. Flood modelling and inundation studies.
  3. Cyclone effects study over a region.
  4. Forest fire mapping using remote sensing and GIS.
  5. Early drought warning system using remote sensing data and GIS.
  6. Remote sensing based damage detection post earth quake.

Business Application of Remote Sensing and GIS:

  1. Quantification of insurance premium based on risk assessment.
  2. Identification of suitable areas for construction of shopping mall or business centers.

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