Sunday, April 8, 2007

Applications of Remote Sensing

Forestry & Ecosystem

  • Forest cover & density mapping
  • Deforestation mapping
  • Forest fire mapping
  • Wetland mapping and monitoring
  • Biomass estimation
  • Species inventory

Agriculture

  • Crop type classification
  • Crop condition assessment
  • Crop yield estimation
  • Mapping of soil characteristic
  • Soil moisture estimation

Geology

  • Lithological mapping
  • Mineral exploration
  • Environmental geology
  • Sedimentation mapping and monitoring
  • Geo-hazard mapping
  • Glacier mapping

Hydrology

  • Watershed mapping & management
  • Flood delineation and mapping
  • Ground water targeting

Land Use/Land Cover mapping

  • Natural resource management
  • Wildlife protection
  • Encroachment

Urban Planning

  • Land parcel mapping
  • Infrastructure mapping
  • Land use change detection
  • Future urban expansion planning

Ocean applications

  • Storm forecasting
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Aquaculture inventory and monitoring
  • Navigation routing
  • Coastal vegetation mapping
  • Oil spill

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