Special Issue Article
Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Inventorying Natural Resources and Land & Water Resources planning for Sustainable Development in Arunachal Pradesh
Remote Sensing and GIS is effectively used in mapping and monitoring of natural resources available in the state for their proper and judicious utilization. The state has been facing problems of geo-hazards, land degradation, shifting cultivation, difficult terrain condition, besides inadequate road communication network connecting various parts of the state and lack of basic amenities and infrastructure in many parts. Keeping the above problems in view and their impact on environment and ecology a number of mission-mode projects have been initiated and executed during the last 15 years.