Application of Geospatial Techniques in Hydrological Modelling

  • Dharmaveer Singh
  • S. P. Rai
  • Dinesh Rai


Water management planners face considerable uncertainty in determining water availability, as change in global climate and land use/land cover patterns have altered hydrologic conditions and led to change in the dynamics of the water cycle. Therefore, it calls for having a better understanding of hydrologic processes and surface/groundwater dynamics in hydrologic and water resources management studies. The water budget analysis of a region can be done with the help of hydrological models and geospatial techniques. In the present chapter, applicability of geospatial techniques in hydrological modeling is described in detail.


Geographic information systems (GIS) Remote sensing Hydrological modelling Water resource management 



The chapter presented here is part of Ph.D. thesis of Dr. Dharma veer Singh. Authors acknowledge Director, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India for providing necessary administrative facilities for carrying out this research work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dharmaveer Singh
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. P. Rai
    • 3
  • Dinesh Rai
    • 3
  1. 1.Symbiosis Institute of Geo-informaticsSymbiosis International (Deemed University)PuneIndia
  2. 2.GIS Cell, Motilal Nehru National Institute of TechnologyAllahabadIndia
  3. 3.Hydrological Investigation DivisionNational Institute of HydrologyRoorkeeIndia

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