Geological Applications

  • Ravi Prakash Gupta


Multispectral remote sensing data have shown tremendous potential for applications in various branches of geology — in geomorphology, structure, lithological mapping, mineral and oil exploration, stratigraphic delineation, geotechnical, ground water and geo-environmental studies etc. The purpose of this chapter is to review briefly the parameters involved in various thematic applications and present a few illustrative examples using mainly satellite data.


Porosity Cretaceous Pyrite Gravel Trench 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi Prakash Gupta
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  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  2. 2.Department of Earth SciencesUniversity of RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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