Articles in the Mapping Category

Jan 2018 | No Comment

Of late, efficient management of disasters is receiving utmost attention of the Governments. Flood is a major disaster in India and an average of 18.6 million hectares of land is affected annually in India, by floods…

Dec 2017 | No Comment

In recent years, ‘Google Maps’ become the most widely used open source web based mapping application as it provides high resolution satellite imagery…

Sep 2017 | No Comment

Mapping of fishponds are valuable to achieve proper monitoring and inventory of fish production. Due to yearly changes in the fishpond structures and operation, inventory of these aquacultures tend to become time consuming laborious…

Jul 2017 | No Comment

Digital images collected form airborne or space-borne sensors often contain systematic and non-systematic geometric errors that arises from the earth curvature, platform motion, relief displacement, nonlinearities in scanning motion, the earth rotation, etc . [1]. The intent of geometric correction is to compensate for the distortions introduced by these factors so that the correct image will have the highest practical geometric integrity.

Jun 2017 | No Comment

UAVs/drones can be simply defined as robotics planes. It is also known as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) Ivosevic et.al. (2015). Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation (2008)…

Jun 2017 | No Comment

The construction of infrastructure requires land on which the infrastructure is planned. If the constructor does not have any formal rights to that land, land use conversion needs to takes place such that the land can be legally acquired by the construction…

Jun 2017 | No Comment

India is at an infrastructure crossroads. As demand for infrastructure development has grown, the country’s tireless growth has raced ahead of its ability to develop and deliver the necessary number infrastructure projects…

May 2017 | No Comment

Balloons can be regarded as the oldest platform for aerial observations. As early as in 1858, Tournachon aboard a hotair balloon…

May 2017 | No Comment

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) System has gained popularity in the field of photogrammetry, remote sensing and geospatial engineering for civilian applications…

Apr 2017 | No Comment

Water gates in the Isahaya bay were closed because of reclamation construction which started in 1989, and water conversion became a very serious problem. Then, the authors have carried out remote sensing research with a few centimeters…