NOC: GIS in Ag-Essentials and Applications

Nagarajan, R.


This eight week course focuses on geographic information systems (GIS) and their role in agricultural production. Weekly topics include: Traditional information in agriculture practices, Creation of georeferenced information base from existing data sets using GIS systems, Understanding of rainfall potential clouds in decision making for irrigation, Water resources availability – surface water from rainfall and ground water assessment, Water demand assessment and deficit, Drought vulnerability and risk assessment – meteorological, hydrological, agricultural, Village level information system and utility – natural resources / socioeconomic aspects, and Sustainable village resources management.

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National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL)

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