Temporal change assessment of agricultural land by Satellite Remote Sensing (SRS) technique


Agriculture is the vital economic activity of rural society in nearly all of Pakistan. The Winder-Sonmiani area located at the Makran coast near the city of Hub in Pakistan is economically very promising. Cropping, horticulture, fruit farming and animal husbandry are the common land use activities in the area while fishing along the coast is an important economic activity. Owing to the use of the Satellite Remote Sensing technique (SRST), the triangular basin shape structure of the Winder area has been found to be spatially very promising for agricultural activities. Positive change in the use of agriculture land was detected from the Satellite images of different periods. Use of modern technology and incentives provided by the government have advanced improvement in agriculture.

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Mahar, G. , Ahmed, R. and Iqbal, M. (2013) Temporal change assessment of agricultural land by Satellite Remote Sensing (SRS) technique. Natural Science, 5, 689-694. doi: 10.4236/ns.2013.56085.

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