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Land use and Land cover Analysis of Ghaziabad Region using GIS Tools

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Shubham Kumar, Sarv Priya, Pushpendra Kumar Singh, Shreyansh Singh Patel, Vimlesh Kumar Verma, Romish Singh Malik, Manoj Kumar Yadav
» doi: 10.48047/ecb/2023.12.si6.134


Remote sensing and Geographical Information System (GIS) are widely accepted and more dependable advance techniques to detect change in land area of Ghaziabad region of Uttar Pradesh a part of National Capital Region Delhi. LANDSAT satellite images from 2003(ETM), 2008(ETM), 2013(OLI/TIR), 2018(OLI/TIR), and 2022(OLI/TIR) were downloaded from USGS Earth Explorer and used to quantify the changes in Land Use and Land Cover in the city of Ghaziabad from 2003 to 2022. With the help of the ArcGIS Imagine software, the supervised classification method has been used. Urban, water, and barren land were three of the six categories used to classify the research area's photographs. For image classification of Ghaziabad district, first of all existing map of Ghaziabad was downloaded from www.ghaziabad.nic.in This map was georeferenced using co-ordinate collected for important locations throughout area by hand held GPS After georeferencing. Shape file of Ghaziabad district was created by digitization using Arc GIS software with the help of this shape file. Multi-sensor satellite data was extracted for Ghaziabad district by sub- setting in Imagine Software.

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