Agriculture and Land Resources

National Land Use Land Cover Mapping Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Data For Year 2005

The main objectives  outlined in the project are: To generate land use/ land cover data base for the period 2005-2006 using three seasons (kharif, rabi & zaid) IRS P6, LISS-III satellite data and repeat the exercise at every 5 year interval. To create digital data base based on standard codification and integration with base details and to generate seamless digital data at district/state/national level. To provide a state wise land use report for the whole country with...

Digitization and Geo-referencing of Village-wise Soil Maps in GIS Environment

Considering the pitiable  conditions of these maps, SSST wing of Agriculture Department has decided to utilize the advanced techniques of remote sensing and  GIS to preserve this database by bringing them on to a common platform and also by updating with a schema of standardized legend. The work of digitization and geo-referencing is, therefore, entrusted to Maharashtra Remote Sensing Application Centre, Nagpur. Project is conceived with following objectives: Scanning of existing...

Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Sericulture

The main objectives are to identify additional potential sites for the development of silkworm food plants for mulberry sericulture in the non-traditional sericulture State like Maharashtra. The proposed areas  are  Jalna, Beed, Latur, Parbhani, Pune, Nagpur and Satara districts.

Mapping of Land Degradation Using Multi-Temporal Satellite Data in Maharashtra

Realizing the need for reliable information on degraded land, and the potential of space borne multi-spectral and multi-temporal data inventory and monitoring, land degradation mapping is taken up as part of Natural Resources (NR)  Census programme with the  following  objectives: To generate land degradation data base for the base year 2005-06 using three seasons (kharif, rabi, zaid) IRS LISS - III satellite data on 1:50,000 scale To create uniform digital data base for...

Delineation / Identification of Hilly Blocks and Hilly Sub-blocks under HADP for Maharashtra State

To evolve plans and programmes which would stimulate socio-economic growth, development of infrastructure and promotion of ecology of the areas covered by HADP. Conventional inputs used for the project: Survey of India Toposheets, Contour data, Slope maps and Geomorphology maps