Concept of Digital Mapping

Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 72)


Managing the land is the biggest and most important challenging issue being faced in today’s rapidly evolving world. It is necessary to plan smartly with Earth’s limited land to grow enough food, produce enough energy, and still preserve some of the species (both plant and animal) on the planet. The United Nation’s latest estimates state that there are 7.6 billion people jostling for space on Earth at present and that number will rise to 9.8 billion by 2050.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geomatics Section, Civil Engineering DepartmentIndian Institute of Technology RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia
  2. 2.Surveying and Geomatics Section, Civil Engineering DepartmentMaharishi Markandeshwar UniversityAmbalaIndia
  3. 3.Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)DehradunIndia

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