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Volume 13, No. 1 April 2019

(Address for Correspondence: Group Director, Geosciences, Hydrology, Cryosphere Sciences & Applications Group, Space Applications
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Vol. 13, No. 1

Research articles

April, 2019

1 A Spatial data mining approach applied in urban planning 1
Mohammed Midoun and Hafida Belbachir
2 Predicting soil organic carbon concentration using digital soil mapping techniques in eastern Mau forest – Nakuru County, Kenya 8
Ian Ocholla Ariko and Patroba Achola Odera
3 Modelling uncertainties in differential global positioning system dataset 16
I. Yakubu and I. Dadzie
4 Performance enhancement of standard fuzzy majority voting-based fusion of probabilistic classifiers 24
Mahmoud Salah
5 Morphological investigation on degrading minor irrigation tanks: a case study in Hunsur taluk of Mysore district- Karnataka, India 34
Pradeep Raja K.P. and Suresh Ramaswwamyreddy
6 Online geospatial transaction system using open source libraries 47
Sajeevan G., Danish Shaikh, Mugdha Magare and Ashish Kuvelkar
7 Spatial pattern of urban growth using remote sensing and landscape metrics 53
Akintunde John Akinrinola
8 Study of discontinuity adaptive MRF models with kernel-based noise classifier 61
Ishuita SenGupta, Anil Kumar and Rakesh Kumar Dwivedi
9 Empowering the Electoral Planning and Monitoring System (EPMS) using GeoWeb tools and services – a case study on the Meghalaya legislative assembly election, 2018 74
Dibyajyoti Chutia, Nilay Nishant, Siddhartha Bhuyan, P. Subhash Singh, Avinash Chouhan, Ritu Anil, Victor Saikhom, Manoj Lokare and P.L.N. Raju
10 Landslide hazard evaluation and zonation in Dilbe Town and its surrounding areas, North-western Central Ethiopia – A GIS based grid overlay statistical approach 79
Sendu Demessie and Tarun Kumar Raghuvanshi
Special Section: Selected papers of National Symposium on Advancements in Geospatial Technology for Societal Benefits, Dec 03-07, 2018, Ahmedabad


Preface 93
R.P. Singh, Ratheesh R. and Surisetty V.V. Arun Kumar
1 Remote sensing based time-series analysis for monitoring urban sprawl: A case study of Chandigarh capital region 94
Varinder Saini and Reet Kamal Tiwari
2 Evaluation of the consistency of DMSP-OLS and SNPP-VIIRS Night-time light datasets 98
Reshma Jeswani, Anurag Kulshrestha, Prasun Kumar Gupta and S.K. Srivastav
3 Techniques developed for large area Mars image mosaic using ISRO’s Mars Color Camera (MCC) data 106
Indranil Misra, S. Manthira Moorthi and Debajyoti Dhar
4 Stress mapping of Sundarban mangroves with Sentinel-2 images using Discriminant Normalised Vegetation Index (DNVI) and Fuzzy classification technique 111
Sudip Manna and Barun Raychaudhuri
5 Subsurface utility mapping using multi frequency ground penetrating radar: A case study of road collapse 118
Tathagata Chakraborty, Dharmendra Kumar Pandey, Jayaprasad P., Deepak Putrevu and Arundhati Misra
6 Development of universal geospatial data collection application and visualisation platform 129
Arpit Agarwal
7 Interannual variation of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration derived from Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 data compared with its local and large-scale variations obtained from NASA Giovanni database          134
Barun Raychaudhuri and Tithi Sen Chaudhuri
8 Offshore wind farm site suitability and assessment along Tamil Nadu coast using RISAT-1 SAR and synergetic scatterometer data 138
Surisetty V. V. Arun Kumar, Avinash N. Parde, Jagdish and Raj Kumar
9 Seasonal variability of rip current probability along a wave-dominated coast using high resolution satellites and wave data 149
T. Sridevi, Surisetty V. V. Arun Kumar and Raj Kumar
10 Change detection and trend analysis for Oceansat-2 Ocean Color Monitor (OCM-2) time series data 156
Ravi Kamal Choudhary, Tushar Shukla, Sampa Roy and Debajyoti Dhar
11 Spatial enhancement of SWIR band from Resourcesat-2A by preserving spectral details for accurate mapping of water bodies 163
Indranil Misra, Yatharath Bhateja, Neha Gaur and Vivek Sharma
12 Extraction of water body, cloud shadow and cloud detection using object-based classification 168
Sudhanshu Raghubanshi, Ritesh Agrawal, A.K. Sharma and A.S. Rajawat
13 An approach for generation of multi temporal co-registered optical remote sensing images from Resourcesat-2/2A sensors 174
Indranil Misra, Vivek Sharma, S. Manthira Moorthi and Debajyoti Dhar
Symposium Report 180
C.P. Singh