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Survey paper on Effect of Urban Sprawling on Deforestation and Encroachment of Land using RS and GIS- A Case Study of Gangtok City

by Yogesh Neopaney, M.K. Ghose, Sourabh Paul
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 133 - Number 4
Year of Publication: 2016
Authors: Yogesh Neopaney, M.K. Ghose, Sourabh Paul
10.5120/ijca2016907790

Yogesh Neopaney, M.K. Ghose, Sourabh Paul . Survey paper on Effect of Urban Sprawling on Deforestation and Encroachment of Land using RS and GIS- A Case Study of Gangtok City. International Journal of Computer Applications. 133, 4 ( January 2016), 40-42. DOI=10.5120/ijca2016907790

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2016907790,
author = { Yogesh Neopaney, M.K. Ghose, Sourabh Paul },
title = { Survey paper on Effect of Urban Sprawling on Deforestation and Encroachment of Land using RS and GIS- A Case Study of Gangtok City },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { January 2016 },
volume = { 133 },
number = { 4 },
month = { January },
year = { 2016 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 40-42 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume133/number4/23778-2016907790/ },
doi = { 10.5120/ijca2016907790 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A M.K. Ghose
%A Sourabh Paul
%T Survey paper on Effect of Urban Sprawling on Deforestation and Encroachment of Land using RS and GIS- A Case Study of Gangtok City
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 133
%N 4
%P 40-42
%D 2016
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Urban sprawl has become a universal problem, and is being faced by many cities. When cities grow, the surrounding land and the natural green areas are engulfed to build houses, roads, pathways, to match the needs and desires of the inhabitant population. This spread of urban areas into rural area, farmlands and forests on outer edges of a city is referred as Urban Sprawl. A proper assessment of urban sprawling is imperative for monitoring the development and future planning of the city in terms of limitation, extension, bifurcation etc. The inevitable physically expanding urban areas in a Gangtok City located in Eastern Himalayan range, at an elevation of 1,650m (5,410ft) are increasing. The complexity of urban development, especially in a hilly town like Gangtok is so rapid that it demands quick response and perspective physical planning of the city. This case study of Gangtok city is to detect and predict the possible sites for deforestation, encroachment of land and to identify the area cause by the sprawling in the city and use the relevant methods for future assessment for sprawling.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Urban sprawl Encroachment Inhabitant Population Deforestation.