Geospatial Database Creation for Town Planning Using Satellite Data under GIS Environment

International Journal of Civil Engineering
© 2017 by SSRG - IJCE Journal
Volume 4 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Dr. Kavita, Dr. M. Anji Reddy
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Dr. Kavita, Dr. M. Anji Reddy, "Geospatial Database Creation for Town Planning Using Satellite Data under GIS Environment," SSRG International Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 4,  no. 6, pp. 98-102, 2017. Crossref,


In the recent days cities of India are experiencing an accelerated rate of growth from the time when independence and are now budding as centers of domestic and global investments in an period of economic reforms, globalization and liberalization . This has produced opportunities for planning professionals and technologists to direct and build up the procedure of considered development and management utilizing contemporary technologies. The ease of access of high resolution data from remote sensing satellites has revolutionized the practice of thematic mapping and geospatial database formation, particularly, in the perspective of urban and regional planning. Further, GIS (Geographic Information System) has emerged as a influential tool to integrate and analyze the a variety of thematic layers all along with non- spatial information to generate and imagine different planning scenarios for decision making. The growing demands in town planning and management sectors call for incorporated application of remote sensing and GIS for sustainable growth and development of urban areas. The current work deals with the development of geospatial database for urban planning of karamchedu mandal of Prakasam District, Andhra Pradesh State in India through the use of satellite data and other collateral data under GIS environment. High resolution IRS-LISS-IV MX (5.8mt) digital data has been used for the analysis and extraction of the land use and land cover pattern of Karamchedu Mandal. A variety of thematic layers generated include land use pattern, water supply, road network , soil map, geomorphology map, etc. and these have been integrated with socio-economic and demographic data of the city to model the urban growth of the city.


Town planning, GIS, Geospatial, Remote Sensing , Database, GUI.


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