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Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2021, 9(7), 626-632
DOI: 10.12691/aees-9-7-1
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A Geographical Analysis of Resource Utilization and Its Impact on Landuse Pattern in Perambalur District Using Geo-Spatial Technology

P. Manivel1, S. M. Kumar1, A. Vetrivel1, S. Vimal1 and P Thirumalai1,

1Department of Geography, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Kumbakonam (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirappalli), Tamil Nadu, India

Pub. Date: July 04, 2021

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P. Manivel, S. M. Kumar, A. Vetrivel, S. Vimal and P Thirumalai. A Geographical Analysis of Resource Utilization and Its Impact on Landuse Pattern in Perambalur District Using Geo-Spatial Technology. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences. 2021; 9(7):626-632. doi: 10.12691/aees-9-7-1


The objectives of this paper are to simulate the location of the land use change due to the open mining activities from the cement industries. In this study first we estimate the existing land use distribution with the help of remote sensing data. Remote sensing technology reduces cost and time to a great extent with better accuracy to that of conventional surveying. To analysis the land cover above the sand stone with lime stone and clay as shown in the geology map and overlay this region on the land use map and crop the region and estimation given land use area going for the open mining in the study area. The existing land use, its spatial distribution and changes are essential pre-requisite for planning and land management strategies hold key for development of any region. The study of land use is necessary for proper utilization of land resources of a region.

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