ROLE OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS IN ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION IN MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF HYDERABAD (ZONE-VI)ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIAPADMAJA VUPPALA, S.S. ASADI AND M. ANJI REDDY
Spatial variation of deteriorating environmental quality with respect to ground water pollution within Hyderabad metropolis has been largely ignored mainly due to lack of conceptual basis and knowledge of spatial techniques. This paper highlights the role of GIS in effective assessment of ground water pollution patterns and monitoring its trends in Hyderabad metropolis. It also explores the correlation between the concentration levels of pollutants in urban ground water and urban land use.
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