Magazine Articles | Technology | VOL. 15, ISSUE 94, January-February 2016 |

Coastal Zones: Remote Sensing Perspectives

India has a 7516.6 km coastline spread over nine coastal states with a 2.02 million sq km exclusive economic zone (EEZ). The peninsular region of India has the Arabian Sea on the west, the Bay of Bengal in the east and the Indian Ocean in the south. The coastal zone is a unique environment where land, ocean and atmosphere interact and produce a highly dynamic and important ecosystem. Estuaries, mangroves, coral reefs, sea grass  beds, mud flats and sand beaches...

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