Using remote sensing techniques to evaluate lining efficacy of watercourses
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Sakthivadivel, R.; Amarasinghe, U. A.; Thiruvengadachari, S. 2001. Using remote sensing techniques to evaluate lining efficacy of watercourses. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). v, 29p. (IWMI Research Report 046) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.051
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Studies the low-cost alternative strategy of selective lining of watercourses to reduce seepage and increase irrigated areas in the Indian subcontinent. Satellite remote-sensing (SRS) is seen as a cost-effective evaluation tool in view of its large area of synoptic and repetitive coverage.
SubjectsWATER MANAGEMENT; WATER DISTRIBUTION; REMOTE SENSING; WATERCOURSES; CANAL LININGS; SEEPAGE LOSS; SRS DATA ANALYSIS; GROUNDWATER DEVELOPMENT; SURFACE WATER; PERFORMANCE EVALUATION; EQUITY;
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