Land Use/Land Cover


Net sown crop area is useful for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer Welfare,GOI. Seasonal crop area information is useful for State agricultural departments for the assessing the performance of various agriculture scenario at district and sub district level. Landuse / land cover information generated in different scales can be used for planning effective utilisation of natural resources. Identification of hotspots where there is drastic changes in landuse. Several hydrologic models utilise this information for estimation of run off coefficients while estimating water balance components.