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Monitoring of Phuktal River Blockade and Breach (Zanskar Region), Kargil District,Jammu & Kashmir
Updated on: May 08, 2015

phutkalA landslide has occurred blocking river Phuktal in Zanskar Valley, Kargil District of Jammu & Kashmir. NRSC has acquired high resolution Cartosat satellite data (1 m spatial resolution) of May 7, 2015 to monitor the Phuktal River Blockade and Breach. More..


Cartosat-1: Ten Years in Orbit
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Cartosat-1Cartosat-1 has successfully completed 10 years of life in the orbit. To commemorate this important event, a one day seminar is planned on May 5, 2015 to recapitulate the success story of Cartosat-1 and plan for the future missions. More


Earthquake, Nepal
Updated on: April 29, 2015

International Charter Space and Major DisastersA massive 7.9 magnitude shallow focus earthquake hit Nepal on 25, April, 2015 at 11.48 AM (IST) followed by number of after shocks. The epicentre of this earthquake is approximately 80 km NW of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The earthquake also caused tremors in many parts of India. ISRO has programmed all the available Indian satellites to acquire data for the affected areas. International charter was also activated for acquiring foreign satellite data sets for the affected areas. Geological assessment of disaster and also damage assessment is being carried out for the affected area. The results of analysis is available in Bhuvan | Bhuvan Mapper to Mark the Damages | More


ISRO, Current Lead of the International Charter 'Space and Major Disasters'
Updated on: April 24, 2015

International Charter ISRO is the current Lead for International Charter "Space and Major Disasters“ and will be continued for a period of six months period until October 2015. The 33rd Executive Secretariat and Board meeting was held at Hyderabad, India from 14 to 17 April, 2015 wherein the representatives from ten countries participated. During the meeting, the representatives discussed the Charter Activities. More


Jammu & Kashmir Floods, April 2015
Updated on: April 04, 2015

ananthnagHeavy rains occurred in Jammu & Kashmir during last week of March, 2015. This has resulted in rise in the water levels of Jhelum river and inundation of several low lying areas in the Kashmir valley. More


Bhuvan-Bhujal (Ground Water Information System)
Updated on: March 19, 2015

phutkalShri A S Kiran Kumar, Secretary, Department of Space, Chairman, Space Commission and Chairman, ISRO has released the state-of-the-art ground water prospects maps on March 10, 2015 (1:50,000 scale) prepared by NRSC/ISRO in collaboration with State Remote Sensing Centres & other Institutions on the behest of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation based on Indian Remote Sensing Satellite data for the past one and half decade through Bhuvan-Bhujal portal at NRSC on 10th march 2015. Presently ground water prospects information is available for 22 states (including UTs) which facilitates in identification of prospective ground water zones. Bhuvan-Bhujal


Satellite Remote Sensing Based Forest Fire Monitoring Of Dzukou Valley, Nagaland
Updated on: March 14, 2015

phutkalIndian Remote Sensing Satellite(IRS) and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) data were acquired, processed for possible active fire locations and the extent of area burnt is estimated. More..


ISRO to Monitor IWMP watersheds through Bhuvan
Updated on: March 10, 2015

Bhuvan IWMPIntegrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP) is a flagship programme of Department of Land Resources (DoLR), Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India. Space technology currently with the high spatial and temporal resolution satellite data are envisaged for effectively planning, monitoring and evaluation of IWMP activities. Further such data could of immense help in tracking the implementation, midcourse corrections and for assessing long-term effectiveness of the programme. Read More