Recent Articles- IJGGS

Suitable site determination for urban solid waste disposal using GIS and Remote sensing techniques in Kottayam Municipality, India.

Author(s)– Nishanth.T, Prakash M.N, Vijith.H

ABSTRACT
Solid waste management is a global environmental problem in today’s world. There is an increase in commercial, residential and infrastructure development due to the population growth and this has negative impact on the environment. Urban solid waste management is considered as one of the most serious environmental problems confronting municipal authorities in developing countries. One of these impacts is due to location of dumping site in unsuitable areas. This paper deals with determination of suitable site for the disposal of urban solid waste generated from Kottayam Municipality and surrounding areas using GIS techniques.

Read full text

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s