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By Prashant K. Srivastava, Saumitra Mukherjee, Manika Gupta, Tanvir Islam

Remote Sensing functions in Environmental study is the foundation for complicated Earth statement (EO) datasets utilized in environmental tracking and examine. Now that there are many satellites in orbit, EO has turn into relevant in today’s sciences, climate and normal catastrophe prediction. This hugely interdisciplinary reference paintings brings jointly diversified stories on distant sensing and GIS, from a theoretical heritage to its functions, represented via numerous case reports and the findings of recent types. The e-book bargains a accomplished variety of contributions through recognized scientists from worldwide and opens a brand new window for college students in offering interdisciplinary and methodological assets at the most up-to-date study. It explores a variety of key facets and gives state of the art examine in a simplified shape, describing distant sensing and GIS experiences if you are new to the sphere, in addition to for tested researchers.

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Adinarayana Á S. A. in S. D. Gorantiwar Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri 413722, India P. K. Srivastava et al. 1007/978-3-319-05906-8_2, Ó Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014 17 18 P. D. Aher et al. 1 Introduction Inconsistencies and competition over shared water resources between various sectors such as agriculture, industry and domestic sector make it vital component of arid and semi-arid tropics (SAT). Water is becoming scarcer and every forewarning alert indicates that it will become even more critical in the future.

Besides, an integrated hydrological simulation model was developed and assimilated with user interfaces to form a holistic structure for watershed management decision making processes. A schematic representation of the integrated WATMIS is depicted in Fig. 2. The system is implemented as a layered structure, with every layer corresponding to a different functionality. The design of WATMIS consists of following three layers: • Database Management System (DBMS) • Application layer (AL) • User-Database-Model Interface (UDMI) The Database Management System (DBMS) includes various spatial as well as nonspatial multi source (satellite, GPS, ground and map-based data and reports) datasets of the watershed such as soil, hydrologic, meteorological, geologic, land and vegetation.

E. *85 % of times within ±2 period of deviation). The application of the methods as described here establishes the potential of such techniques in delineating the phenology over the boreal regions. However, these methods may require prior investigation and further validation before implementing over other biomes. Acknowledgements This study was partially supported by an NSERC Discovery Grant provided to Dr. Hassan. The authors would like to acknowledge: (1) NASA for providing the MODIS data; and (2) Alberta Department of Sustainable Resource Development for providing ground-based CNF observation data.

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