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Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing

, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp 503–509 | Cite as

Assessment of sedimentation in the Linganmakki Reservoir using remote sensing

  • Dilip G Durbude
  • B. K. Purandara
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Abstract

The reservoir surveys carried out using the conventional equipments like theodolite, plane table, sextant, range finders, sounding rods, echo-sounders and slow moving boats etc. are time consuming and sometime it takes up to three years to complete the survey of a major reservoir like Hirakud. During such longtime of survey, the siltation pattern and the bed levels also get changed. So, the need to update the sediment measurement techniques and to introduce latest technology available in the field was felt to overcome the difficulties faced in the conventional method especially in major reservoirs. With this objective, the present study of the assessment of the sedimentation in Linganmakki reservoir is carried out using remote sensing and GIS techniques. The revised capacities in the zone of reservoir levels (533.05 – 548.78 m) for the year 1989–1990 and 2001–2002 in the zone of 532.20 – 545.91 m of reservoir levels were determined, which is found 2837.84 M cum and 2207.95 M cum respectively. Based on these results, the sedimentation rates in the zone (533.05 – 548.78 m) come out to be 8.96 ham/100 km2/year and for the zone (532.20 – 545.91 m) is 8.57 ha-m/100 km2/year. It is found that the results are comparable during and the uniform sediment rate of 8.57 ha-m/100 km2/ year can be considered.

Keywords

Remote Sensing Reservoir Level Normalise Difference Water Index Reservoir Capacity Major Reservoir 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of HydrologyBelgaumIndia

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