Land Use Land Cover Pattern in the Vicinity of Mannapalla Lake, Manipal

Pai, Jagadeesha B and Shenoy, Narayan K (2015) Land Use Land Cover Pattern in the Vicinity of Mannapalla Lake, Manipal. Aquatic Procedia, 4. pp. 1405-1412. ISSN 2214-241X

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In the present study, an attempt has been made to ascertain the storage capacity of Mannapalla lake, Manipal, Udupi District, India, by conventional method, and to understand the change in the land use pattern. The work involved is of twofold. The actual field survey has been carried out by total station and the storage capacity is found. In the second step, Survey of India toposheet and Satellite data of 2002, 2009 and 2011 is used to generate the land use land cover map and the study has been carried out to identify the changes in land use land cover pattern in the vicinity of the lake. The volume of Mannapalla lake is obtained to be 690650.3m3 using prismoidal method. There is significant change in Land use pattern has been observed from 2002 to 2011, i.e. the area under vegetation has considerably decreased and more buildings and structures have sprung.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: land Use Land cover; storage capacity; remote sensing; total station
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2016 08:53
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2016 08:53

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