Regional engineering geological mapping using remotely sensed data

  • R. Nagarajan
  • S. D. Shah


Landsat MSS 7 and False Colour composite were interpreted in the delineation of regional geomorphology, geology, structural and vegetational cover. Mass and material characteristics of the rocks were incorporated in the preparation of an engineering geological map. A net work of road alignments has been proposed based on the Geotechnical Feasibility Index.


Shale Landsat Aerial Photograph Uniaxial Compressive Strength Baryte 

Utilisation de la télédétection pour la réalisation d'une cartographie géotechnique a l'échelle régionale


Des clichés Landsat MSS 7 et fausses couleurs ont servi à l'interprétation des caractéristiques géomorphologiques, géologiques et à l'étude de la végétation. Les caractéristiques des roches rencontrées ont également été prises en compte pour la cartographie géotechnique. Des tracés routiers ont été proposés en tenant compte de l'ensemble des données géotechniques.


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© International Assocaition of Engineering eology 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Nagarajan
  • S. D. Shah
    • 1
  1. 1.C.S.R.E. Dept. of Earth Sciences Indian Institute of TechnologyBombayIndia

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