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Use of aerial photographs in the study of watershed characteristics

  • J. K. Sharma
  • M. M. Kalia
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Abstract

Watershed characteristics are studied using aerial photographs for two streams (choes) in the KANDI area of Punjab. Characteristic mapped include, soil erosion, landuse, drainage, topography. The photointerpretation was supplemented with field checks of the interpreted data. The interpreted data shows large areas of soil eroded and the development of bad land due to large scale cutting of the vegetation both in the Siwalik Hills and KANDI area.

Keywords

Soil Erosion Aerial Photograph Fallow Land Cropland Area Flood Plain Area 
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References

  1. Proceeding of Agricultural Resources, organised by NRSA, India, 1978.Google Scholar
  2. Rao, B.N. “Watershed Management Problems”, Lecture delivered in Summer Institute Remote Sensing (Dept. of Soil & Water Engg. PAU Ludhiana, June, 1985.)Google Scholar
  3. Sharma, J.K. “Use of Remotely Sensed data for studies of land and water resources management” Agricultural Engineering Today, Vol.4, No. 3, May-June, 1980.Google Scholar

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© Springer 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. K. Sharma
    • 1
  • M. M. Kalia
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Soil and Water EngineeringPAU Ludhiana

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