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March 25th, 2011
‘Eye in Sky’ to Help Identify Human Settlements in Forests

The forest department is using remote sensing technique to identify and locate human habitations in some of its forest divisions. The department has involved UP Remote Sensing Application Centre, Lucknow, for the purpose. The maps prepared on the basis of satellite data obtained by the centre show the distribution of different types of forests in the forest divisions and location of human settlements as well. Read More