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Application of remote sensing and GIS in micro-watershed management -Part 3

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Table-1

Area distribution on the basis of Altitude classes

Sl No. Altitude (m) Area in hectares
1 900-1200 204.40
2 1201-1500 345.19
3 1501-1800 675.64
4 1801-2100 370.13
5 2101-2600 249.01

TOTAL

1844.37

Table-2

Area distribution on the basis of Aspect classes

Sl No. Aspect Area in hectares
1 NNE 119.88
2 EEN 130.41
3 EES 259.2
4 SSE 251.1
5 SSW 370.17
6 WWS 396.09
7 WWN 341.01
8 NNW 220.32

TOTAL

1844.37

Table-3

Area distribution on the basis of slope classes

Sl No. Slope class Area in hectares
1 Gentle 338.58
2 Moderate 942.84
3 Steep 495.72
4 Very Steep 68.04
TOTAL 1844.37

Aspect map of Kaligad catchment

Slope map of Kaligad catchment

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Author’s Bio

Raghu RaiRaghu Ranjan Rai is a Forestry (GIS) post-graduate and is presently a Manager Forestry Operations and GIS in S & P Energy Solutions PLC Ethiopia (SP Group Mumbai). His primary area of interest is GIS mapping and Forestry operations. Contact him at- raghufri09(at)gmail(dot)com

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