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GIS and Remote Sensing in Natural Resource Management

Remote sensing and GIS are promising tools for handling spatial and temporal data and help in integrating them for successful planning of natural resources. Remote sensing is the science of measuring the Earth using sensors mounted on high-flying aircrafts or satellites. These sensors collect data in the form of images and provide insights for manipulating, analysing, and visualising those images. In a natural resource-rich country like India, management, especially of land and water, is crucial for sustainable development. Management of...

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