These are the most productive parts of our country and are to be found in flood-plain regions of the country. These kinds of databases are primarily important for national accounting of natural resources and planning at regular intervals. Modelling and monitoring land cover change processes in tropical regions. Since then the trend has been variable and it was 10. In areas where the land- use classification figures are based on land records, the reporting area is the area according to village papers or records maintained by the village revenue agency and the data are based on a complete enumeration of all the areas.
During the last forty years 1970-71 to 2008-09 the net sown area has remained, by and large, constant at 141 million ha. Before independence, the need for planning was not very much required as the population, and the resource availability has a good ratio but with the passage of time and increase in population the condition of urban areas started deteriorating and the need to go for planned development was emphasized. Meeting in the middle: The challenge of meso-level integration. Within this scheme, one can select the most suitable crop for a particular piece of land. In: Studying the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change, Diekmann, A. The area reported by various government agencies are varies from 38 to 175 Million Ha.
Conservation planning for the Western Ghats of Kerala: I. These categories were: i forests, ii area not available for cultivation, iii other uncultivated land, excluding the current fallows, iv fallow lands, and v the net area sown. They are not subject to overflow runoff damage. Land affected by shifting cultivation — 3 mha. Out of a geographical area of 329 million hectares reporting area statistics are available only from 305 million hectares non-reporting area , which makes some areas to the extent of 7% still not covered or classifiable under the nine-fold classification. The land capability unit is expressed by putting an Arabic number 1, 2, 3, etc.
The considerable variation in the area underscores the need to prepare a reliable database using the latest techniques of satellite remote sensing and geomatics. They occur frequently on steep slopes which are vulnerable to erosion. Not Available for Cultivation A+B A Area under non-agricultural uses 22. The total area of the country is 329 million hectares. Results have shown that a significant loss of forests from 89 million ha to 63 million ha has occurred during the study period. As per the sixth plan document, out of 266 mha.
Uncertainty in extrapolations of predictive land change models. Improvement in drainage may also be needed. The sub-classes are mapped by adding the limitation symbol to the capability class number, e. As the economy grows, land use patterns also change. Hence, a reclassification was adopted from March 1950.
Deforestation and land use changes in Western Ghats, India. Land once cultivated but not cultivated for five years in succession should be include in this category at the end of the five years. It is due to heavy rainfall and relief features. The development of a land cover change model for Southern Senegal. Dynamics and determinants of land change in India: Integrating satellite data with village socioeconomics, In review.
Besides, it is also required to know their area for the whole country covering all the 15 agro-climatic zones in the 442 districts now the number of districts are 584. Land under this category declined sharply from 19. These limitations are: 1 Subject to frequent overflow; 2 Growing season too short for crop plants; 3 Stony or rocky soils; and 4 Ponded areas where drainage is not feasible. Because of the rapid urbanization which is mainly unplanned, the need to use the land resource in urban areas has become most important. This increase in forest cover just means an increase within the demarcated area for forests. Consists of seasonal needle leaf tree communities with an annual cycle of leaf-on and leaf-off periods. Landscape cover dynamics pattern in Meghalaya.
Deforestation in the tropics: Reconciling disparities in estimates for India. Net sown area has reached its maximum level in Haryana. Hence the proper utilisation of land resources is a matter of utmost concern to the people of a country. Of the total geographical area, only 80. The importance of planning development is gaining attention as more and more people are exploring the ways for a better quality of life. These lands should be used only for recreation, wildlife, water supply or aesthetic purposes.