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Re-envisioning Remote Sensing Applications
Perspectives from Developing Countries



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ISBN 9780367502393
March 1, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
304 Pages 124 B/W Illustrations

 
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Book Description

Re-envisioning Remote Sensing Applications: Perspectives from Developing Countries aims at discussing varied applications of remote sensing, with respect to upcoming technologies with diverse themes. Organized into six sections of overlapping areas of research, the book covers chapters with themes related to agriculture, soil and land degradation studies, hydrology, microclimates and climate change, land use/land cover analysis, resource analysis and watershed management, urbanization and urban problems, and applications of remote sensing in disaster management and planning, culminating with future research agenda. All the topics are supported via case studies and spatial data analysis. This book is of interest to researchers and graduate students in environmental sciences, remote sensing, GIS, agricultural scientists and managers, forestry scientists and managers, water resources scientists and managers.

Features:

  • Provides the applications of remote sensing in all fields through varied case studies and spatial data analysis

  • Includes soil and land degradation, microclimates, watershed management and planning

  • Covers remote sensing applications in broad areas of agriculture, hydrology, land use, resource analysis and urban problems

  • Discusses usage of GPS enabled smart phones and digital gadgets used for mapping and spatial analysis

  • Explores applications of remote sensing in disaster management and planning

Table of Contents

Prologue: Re-envisioning Remote Sensing Applications Part I: Agricultural, Soil and Land Degradation Studies 1. Role of Geospatial Technology in Crop Growth Monitoring and Yield Estimation 2. Role of Remote Sensing in Agrometeorology: Indian Perspective 3. Spatial patterns of macro- and micronutrients in soils of an intensive agriculture area in Indian Punjab 4. Assessing the impact of Climate variables on Soil Salinity using Remote Sensing and GIS 5. Use of geospatial techniques in predictive assessment on landscape and coastal erosion in Bangladesh Part 2: Hydrology, Microclimates and Climate Change 6. Satellite Altimetry and its Applications to Hydrology: An Indian Prospective 7. Spatio-Temporal Variations of Water Surface Temperature and its Effect on Microclimate of Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh (India) 8. Remote Sensing Applications in Snow Cover and Glaciers Monitoring in Indian Himalaya to Assess the Impact of Climate Change 9. Assessing the sedimentation process in flood water spreading system using IRS (P5) and supervised algorithms classification for Dahandar plain, Iran 10. Generation of DTM from the point cloud using a progressive geodesic morphology and a modified Particle Swarm Optimization Part 3: Land-use/ Land cover Analysis 11. Change Detection in Land Use / Land Cover in Kondarapet Mandal, Karimnagar District, Telangana using GIS & Remote Sensing 12. Change Detection of Land Use and Land Cover using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study of Haridwar City and its Surroundings 13. Comparison of Land Surface Temperature Variation in different Land-use Land Cover Classes: A Case Study of Chandigarh 14. Analysis of Land Use/Land Cover Change Detection of Fatehgarh Nau Abad Village, Bathinda, Punjab using Remote Sensing & GIS 15. Applications of remote sensing in assessing the vegetation cover change impact on rainfall and land surface temperatures in Ethiopia Part 4: Resource Analysis and Watershed Management 16. Land Resources Management and their Suitability Performance in Sirsa Block of Haryana using Remote Sensing and GIS 17. Modelling habitat suitability of some endemic fish species in East coast of Tamil Nadu using Remote Sensing and GIS 18. Geo-Spatial Applications for Integrated Watershed Management in the Kandi Region of Punjab Epilogue: Agenda for Future Research

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Biography

Ripudaman Singh, presently teaching as Professor of Geography at Lovely Professional University. After completing his doctoral research from Panjab University, Chandigarh through UGC-JRF/SRF fellowships, he has been faculty to various institutions including Post Graduate Government College, Sector-11, Chandigarh (2005-2010); Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (2010-2011); and Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar (2011-2012), and Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Since 2012). He has also served Government College, Hoshiarpur (2004) on honorary basis and Panjab University, Chandigarh as Guest Faculty (2005-2006). He has been a recipient of ‘Young Geographers Award’ from National Association of Geographers, India (NAGI) in 2005. He has special interest in Development Geography, Remote Sensing & GIS, Geography of India, Political Geography, Regional Development & Planning and Disaster Management. He has published more than forty research papers in reputed national and international journals and three books to his credit. His other two books are under publication.