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Comparative evaluation of various algorithms for drainage extraction using Cartosat-1 stereo data
Author(s): Ritesh Agrawal; Nadeem Ahmad; Jayaprasad P; Anjum Mahtab; J. A. Vinoth Kumar; S. K. Pathan; Ajai
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Paper Abstract

Hydrological parameters have vital role in civil engineering, infrastructure planning and natural resource management. Since the last one and a half-decade their extraction using the High-resolution satellite stereo data has been very helping and less time consuming. In the earlier times, the ground surveys use to take a lot of time to cover a small area. Whereas with the availability of high accuracy Digital Elevation models from satellite stereo data one can extract these parameters with ease and good accuracy. During last one and half-decade vast experience has been gained in techniques of processing stereo data acquired from space. This paper deals with the extraction and validation of hydrological parameters from digital elevation model (DEM) derived using CARTOSAT-1 stereo data. In this paper two sub-watershed, one in Chamoli, Uttaranchal and other in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh were selected, A detailed morphometric analysis of the derived drainage network from the various sources and using various algorithms has been carried out. The parameters like stream order, stream length, bifurcation ratio, length ratio etc., have been used for comparison purpose.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 December 2006
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 6411, Agriculture and Hydrology Applications of Remote Sensing, 64110X (11 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.697907
Show Author Affiliations
Ritesh Agrawal, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)
Nadeem Ahmad, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)
Jayaprasad P, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)
Anjum Mahtab, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)
J. A. Vinoth Kumar, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)
S. K. Pathan, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)
Ajai, ISRO Space Applications Ctr. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6411:
Agriculture and Hydrology Applications of Remote Sensing
Robert J. Kuligowski; Jai S. Parihar; Genya Saito, Editor(s)

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