Identification of flood prone regions of rapti river using temporal remotely-sensed data
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Remotely-sensed data in the form of satellite images and aerial photographs were used in conjunction with ancillary data to study flood related features of River Rapti in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The morphological characteristics and sedimentation patterns were used to reconstruct the flood history of the region. The flood history was utilised to forecast dynamics of river channel migration. This information will lead to timely selection of appropriate measures to mitigate flood related damages.
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