Analysis of Urban Green Space Using Geospatial Techniques: Case Study in Asansol Municipal Corporation Area

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
© 2021 by SSRG - IJHSS Journal
Volume 8 Issue 4
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors : Dr. Atreya Paul, Debabrata Ghosh, Somasree Bardhan, Kumarjeet Chatterjee
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Dr. Atreya Paul, Debabrata Ghosh, Somasree Bardhan, Kumarjeet Chatterjee, "Analysis of Urban Green Space Using Geospatial Techniques: Case Study in Asansol Municipal Corporation Area," SSRG International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, vol. 8,  no. 4, pp. 61-69, 2021. Crossref,


Urban green spaces are urban areas which were occurred that natural and partially natural ecosystems were transformed urban spaces by anthropogenic influences. Urban green space provide the connection between urban and nature. Urban green spaces are increasingly acclaimed as central elements in the promotion of environmental sustainability and quality of life in cities. Green spaces provide environmental benefits, such as the mitigation of heat island effects, the reduction of pollutants in the air, promotion of biodiversity and noise reduction. They are also important in cities due to social benefits, by providing ample recreational opportunities, by supporting social interaction and integration and by contributing to the improvement of mental and physical health. Asansol is an integral part of the Damodar river valley region and also one of the most important urban industrial zones of Eastern India. In recent years the large scale urbanization, industrialization and associated environmental alteration and its impact on biodiversity pose a threat to human existence through basic necessities, recreation and the ecological functions. Remote sensing data are now very much useful for getting authentic and periodical data of any part of our planet. In the study Landsat image of 2016 was used as data base for the analysis of forest and water cover of the study area. By using the technique of unsupervised classification land use map has been prepared. In order to go deep analysis of forest cover NDVI and water cover NDWI has also been prepared for this region. Through this paper we are trying to find some causes of increasing urban population and also increasing the rate of vertical residential development and its effect on urban environment, and last of all to find the proper way of urban environment management by the use of modern technology.


Urbanization, Industrialization, Biodiversity, Landsat image, NDVI, NDWI, Green belt, Green Space.


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