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Landuse/Land Cover Mapping and Change Detection A Case Study of Hisar-Bhiwani Watershed, Haryana

S.K. Bansal*, Dilbag Singh**, Anurag***, Vipin Kumar****,

Journal Title:International Journal of Multidisciplinary Approach & Studies

The land use information collected for Hisar-Bhiwani watershed in Haryana from the analysis of the IRS-P6/1D LISS III data for the year 2004-2005 and NRDMS Resource Atlas of Haryana data for the year 1999-2000 revealed a large change in the area of different land use categories during the period from 1999- 2005. The total geographical areas the present watershed is 3531.05 km2. The cropped land covering an area of about 3322.32 km2 (94.11 percent of the total area) in 1999-2000 reduced to 2934.62 km2 (83.1 percent of the total area) in 2004-2005, while the area under rural settlements increased from 51.73 km2 in 1999-2000 to 101.26 ha. in 2004-2005.