Best Reference Books – Application of GIS in Water Resource Management

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Application of GIS In Water Resource Management subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Application of GIS In Water Resource Management along with reviews.

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1. “Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation” by Lillesand T M and Kiefer R W

“Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation” Book Review: This book has been rewritten entirely in order to keep up with the modern and latest developments in the field of engineering, both in approach and content. The book contains newer illustrations of methods for analysing geographic data and utilising sensor technologies for environmental monitoring in the form of diagrams to make the topic more understandable. Keeping in mind, the latest syllabus of various universities in India, topics like land use, geospatial analysis, image interpretation, and site-suitability analysis are included in this book and a detailed description is also provided by the author. A large number of solved numerical examples drawn from various university examinations have been given at the end of the theoretical part of each chapter.

2. “An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems” by Heywood I

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“An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems” Book Review: This book is mainly designed for environmentalists, hydrologists, and a broad range of socio-economic scientists as well as engineering students and teachers. Also contained in it are exam patterns and latest research results which will give a wider scope for preparation. The book covers various concepts in it’s subsequent chapters on topics like sources of remote sensing data and information, remote sensing periodicals. Advanced concepts like interpretation and application of the images, and land use, land cover and geographic information systems are also covered in the book. Each chapter contains various descriptions, examples, laws and important points in order to make the revision easier.

3. “Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretation” by Floyd F Sabins

“Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretation” Book Review: This book is targeted for undergraduate level students and the concepts are explained in a simple and concise manner. The chapters are covered in a logical way, and there are a wide range of solved examples given in the book. Topics like web-based and mobile GIS, it’s practical applications and various problems dealing with are dealt in this book. Diagrams provided in this book are clear and error free. There are standard and simple procedures used for deriving equations and it contains ample number of solved examples. This book is mainly for chemical as well as mechanical engineering students.

4. “Introductory Digital Image Processing: A Remote Sensing Perspective” by Jensen J R

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“Introductory Digital Image Processing: A Remote Sensing Perspective” Book Review: This textbook deals with the elementary aspects with special emphasis on the digital image processing of aircraft and satellite-derived data, biophysical data from remote sensor so that the subject is perceived by the student as both a science and an art. The theories and explanations are supported by a large number of solved examples. Additional figures have also been added for the clarity and understanding of the book. Multiple choice questions and other pedagogically arranged questions are also provided to help students assess their subject knowledge. This book is designed primarily as a textbook for environmentalists, hydrologists, and a broad range of socio-economic scientists.

5. “Urban Hydrology, Watershed Management and Socio-Economic Aspects (Water Science and Technology Library)” by Arup Kumar Sarma

“Urban Hydrology, Watershed Management and Socio-Economic Aspects (Water Science and Technology Library)” Book Review: This book provides enough coverage, up to point solutions as well as sufficient exercises for the readers desiring to gain maximum knowledge after the completion of the book. Provided in the book are chapters on advanced hydrological analysis, advanced computational methods, and the ecological and sociological aspects of urban watershed management etc. Plethora of solved examples are included in every chapter of the book. Advanced concepts like scientific studies on urban hydrology with due emphasis on ecological and sociological aspects under changing climate are also covered extensively in the book. Environmentalists, hydrologists, and a broad range of socio-economic scientists can benefit from the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations may also find it beneficial.

6. “Gis: Fundamentals, Applications and Implementations” by K Elangovan

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“Gis: Fundamentals, Applications and Implementations” Book Review: This book is the guideline for the civil engineering, geosciences, forestry, disaster mitigation, ecology and environment and various other fields courses provided all over the country. This course is generally offered to students at the first to third graduate college year, preferably after elementary courses. It has also been revised from time-to-time to contain all the relevant changes happening each year. Chapters like development of GIS, data structures, database concepts, map projections, requirement of hardware and software for implementing GIS, errors and removing errors, advanced analysis are also provided in the subsequent chapters of the book.

7. “GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems” by U M Shamsi

“GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems” Book Review: This book is presented as a combination of analytical rigour as well as accessibility. New chapters such as Geographic Information Systems or GIS have been added to the existing edition of the book. Also provided in the book are a plethora of examples as well as exercise questions to practice as well as test the concepts grasped by the book. It also has all-round introduction to planning, design, operation, and construction of water, wastewater, and storm-water systems, remote sensing, DEM data, GPS, Internet applications and mobile GIS with an excellent list of references and diagrams are also clearly labelled in the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations as well as undergraduate students may find it fruitful.

8. “Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies” by Abhisek Santra and Shreyashi Santra Mitra

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“Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies” Book Review: This book provides a clear explanation on the topics like remote sensing, GIS, GPS, digital image processing, and environmental modelling in the book. This book is targeted for undergraduate engineering students enrolled in the course. Other important chapters contained in the book include the sources of remote sensing data and information, remote sensing periodicals.

9. “Application of GIS and remote sensing in ecology” by Dessalegn Ejigu

“Application of GIS and Remote Sensing in Ecology” Book Review: This textbook deals with the elementary aspects with special emphasis on the planning, design, operation, and construction of water, wastewater, and Stormwater systems so that the subject is perceived by the student as both a science and an art. The theories and explanations are supported by a large number of solved examples. Additional figures have also been added for the clarity and understanding of the book. Multiple choice questions and other pedagogically arranged questions are also provided to help students assess their subject knowledge. This book is designed primarily as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is also useful for undergraduate students of engineering.

10. “Applications of GIS in Operations of Open Cast Mining” by Bahaa Gomaa Abd El-Halim Mousa and Abd El-Rahem Khalefa Embaby

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“Applications of GIS in Operations of Open Cast Mining” Book Review: The book presents the subject matter of GIS in a lucid form. It covers the syllabus by almost all the universities. This book can be used by both undergraduate and graduate students and also the teachers alike. The end of the chapter exercises are provided under three categories namely descriptive, analytical and objective which will be highly useful to the readers to test their comprehension of the subject. The various processes of development of GIS, data structures, database concepts, map projections, requirement of hardware and software for implementing GIS, errors and removing errors, advanced analysis are treated systematically and in a logical sequence. The methods of analysis and interpretation of Mapping, Monitoring, Modelling, and Maintenance–applications that define the most important activities for efficient management of water, wastewater, and Stormwater systems are presented in an unambiguous manner and their design applications are demonstrated through well formulated worked out examples.

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