SUB-WATERSHED PRIORITIZATION BASED ON LULC CLASSIFICATIONS OF THE GORI GANGA WATERSHED KUMAUN HIMALAYA USING GIS AND RS TECHNIQUES


D. S. Parihar
Research Scholar, Kumaun University
Abstract
Present research paper is an attempt to classifications of the Land Use Land Cover (LULC) by using supervised classification in the Sub-watershed of Gori Ganga watershed Kumaun Himalaya, Uttarakhand (India) where Gori Ganga watershed has 2191.63 km2 area. For the study of detect sub-watersheds used of remote sensing data Cartosat-1 of 2008 and LULC classified by using of Santinal-2 of 2018. Using pour point technique for the Gori Ganga watershed is divisible in to 9 sub-watersheds. Geographically distribution of 9 sub watersheds are about 8.69% (190.51 km2) area covered by Goukha Gad, about 10.83% (237.31 km2) area covered by Gori Gad, about 7.42% (162.53 km2) area covered by Lwan Gad, about 10.39% (227.82 km2) area covered by Ralam Gad, about 8.83% (193.46 km2) area covered by Mandakini Gad, about 9.82% (215.15 km2) area covered by Bona Gad, 3.83% (83.97 km2) area covered by Baram Gad, 3.92% (85.91 km2) area covered by Raunits Gad and 36.27% (794.97 km2) area covered by Gori Ganga sub watershed. Present study describes details LULC pattern of the 9 sub-watersheds based on remote sensing and GIS. A brief account of these results it’s discussed in the following paragraphs.
Keywords: LULC, Sub-watersheds, GIS and Remote Sensing
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Economic Research (ARER)

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Published on : 2021-07-04

Vol : 9
Issue : 7
Month : July
Year : 2021
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