Tag Archives: GIS

Springs in Kotagiri town

We are currently undertaking a survey of all water sources in Kotagiri town with a view to identifying conservation issues and providing management plans to the Town Panchayat. We have already collaborated with the Town Panchayat to conserve the springshed in Happy Valley since 2006. We have now embarked on…

Land cover change in the catchment of Thalaikundah (2006 – 2016)

The Thalaikundah wetland is located next to a National Highway (Ooty-Mysore) and is subject to pressure from locals and tourists. The time slider lets us explore any changes in land cover in the last ten years.

Land Cover Change in the catchment of Ralliah Dam (2003-2016)

The Ralliah dam is one of the important sources of water for the Coonoor town. It was built in the 1930s. The catchment of the dam is mostly forest land dominated by exotics. There are wetland patches that serve to supply water to the dam throughout the year. Can you…

Land cover change around Yedappalli wetland (2012-2016)

The wetland above Yedappalli village in Coonoor taluk is an important source of water. The water flows from here are tapped downstream by the Municipality to supply water to the town. Locally there are two temples near the wetland that are using the water directly from the wetland. By comparing…