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Spatial Information Technology for Sustainable Development Goals

  • Dilip Kumar
  • R.B. Singh
  • Ranjeet Kaur
Textbook

Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Conceptual Background and Fundamentals of Spatial Information Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 3-14
    3. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 15-25
    4. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 27-58
    5. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 59-67
    6. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 69-84
    7. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 85-99
    8. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 101-113
    9. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 115-126
  3. Case Studies: Application of Spatial Information Technology for Sustainable Development Goals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 129-136
    3. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 151-156
    4. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 157-167
    5. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 169-197
    6. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 199-217
    7. Dilip Kumar, R. B. Singh, Ranjeet Kaur
      Pages 219-224
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 225-243

About this book

Introduction

This textbook aims to develop a scientific knowledge base on spatial information technology to communicate the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) among students, researchers, professionals and laymen. The book improves understanding of the spatial database and explains how to extract information from this for planning purposes.
 
To enhance the knowledge of geoscientists and environmentalists, the book describes the basic fundamental concepts to advance techniques for spatial data management and analysis and discusses the methodology. The Geographic Information System (GIS), remote sensing and Global Positioning System (GPS) are presented in an integrated manner for the planning of resources and infrastructure. The management of these systems is discussed in a very lucid way to develop the reader's skills.
 
The proper procedure for map making and spatial analysis are included along with case studies to the reader. Where the first part of the book discusses the conceptual background, the second part deals with case studies using these applications in different disciplines. The presented case studies include land use, agriculture, flood, watershed characterization and infrastructure assessment for the Sustainable Development Goals.


Keywords

Remote Sensing Geographic Information System Spatial Information Technology Global Positioning System Land Use Planning Flood Monitoring and Migration Infrastructure Development Morphometric Analysis

Authors and affiliations

  • Dilip Kumar
    • 1
  • R.B. Singh
    • 2
  • Ranjeet Kaur
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Delhi School of EconomicsUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-58039-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-58038-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-58039-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2523-3084
  • Series Online ISSN 2523-3092
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