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September 17th, 2011
Remote Sensing Satellites Monitor Kerala Backwaters, Bhagirathi Basin

This startling revelation was made by Dr. Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan, former chairman of ISRO and current member of planning commission, during a presentation this evening at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). The focus of his 45-minute presentation today was monitoring the environment from space. Addressing a colloquium for Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (ASET) of the TIFR, Dr. Kasturirangan said that the reduction of the backwaters is being studied by Indian remote sensing satellites. Read More