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Application of GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques in Identification, Assessment and Development of Groundwater Resources

  • Fares M. Howari
  • Mohsen M. Sherif
  • Vijay P. Singh
  • Mohamed S. Al Asam

Abstract

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) techniques have emerged as efficient and powerful tools in different fields of science over the last two decades. The GIS has the ability to store, arrange, retrieve, classify, manipulate, analyze and present huge spatial data and information in a simple manner. The RS technique is used to collect detailed information in space and time even from inaccessible areas. Nowadays, both GIS and RS are regarded as essential tools for groundwater studies especially for extended and complex systems.

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Geographic Information System Hydrological Modeling Land Surface Temperature Advance Very High Resolution Radiometer Advance Very High Resolution Radiometer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fares M. Howari
    • 1
  • Mohsen M. Sherif
    • 2
  • Vijay P. Singh
    • 3
  • Mohamed S. Al Asam
    • 4
  1. 1.Geology Dept., College of ScienceUAE UniversityAl AinUAE
  2. 2.Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept., College of EngineeringUAE UniversityAl AinUAE
  3. 3.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA
  4. 4.Ministry of Agriculture and FisheriesDubaiUAE

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