Water Quality Assessment of River Ganga using Remote Sensing and GIS Technique

Anju Panwar, Sapana Bartwal, Sourabh Dangwal, Ashok Aswal, Asha Bhandari, Santosh Rawat

Abstract


Sustainable management of water resources involves reserve upholding, proficient utilization, and eminence management. Although, activities relating to quantity appraisal and management in terms of river discharge and water resources planning are given attention at the basin level, water quality assessment are still being done at specific locations of major concern. The greatest compensation of using remote sensing data for hydrological investigations and monitoring is its ability to generate information in spatial and temporal domain, which is very crucial for booming scrutiny. The GIS technology provides suitable alternatives for proficient supervision of large and intricate databases. Information from satellites is becoming more and more important for natural resources management and research.


Keywords


Ganga; Water Quality; Spatial Distribution; Remote Sensing; GIS

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