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      GIS and Remote Sensing Application in Water Management in Agriculture Field

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          This document is meant to demonstrate the potential uses of remote sensing in managing water resources for irrigated agriculture and to create awareness among potential users. Researchers in various international programs have studied the potential use of remotely sensed data to obtain accurate information on land surface processes and conditions. These studies have demonstrated that quantitative assessment of the soil-vegetation-atmosphere transfer processes can lead to a better understanding of the relationships between crop growth and water management. Remote sensing and GIS was used to map the agriculture area and for detect the change. This was very useful for mapping availability and need of water resources but the problem was concentrating in data collection and analysis because this kind of information and expertise are not available in all country in the world mainly in the developing and under developed country or third world country. However, even though considerable progress has been made over the past 20 years in research applications, remotely sensed data remain underutilized by practicing water resource managers. This paper seeks to bridge the gap between researchers and practitioners first, by illustrating where research tools and techniques have practical applications and, second, by identifying real problems that remote sensing could solve. An important challenge in the field of water resources is to utilize the timely, objective and accurate information provided by remote sensing.

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          ScienceOpen Preprints
          ScienceOpen
          31 May 2020
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          [1 ] Master of Science MSc
          Article
          10.14293/S2199-1006.1.SOR-.PPVTPO5.v1

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          Agriculture, Statistics, Economics

          Remote sensing, Irrigated farming, soil-vegetation-atmosphere transfer process, GIS Application, Water resources management

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