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project services

IRS has carried out more than 100 projects in the past and 12 projects are now in progress which are sponsored by central, state and private organisations. The completed major projects and its output are briefly outlined below.

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1. Institutional Support and Human Resource Development for Research on the Assessment, Mitigation and Management of Natural Hazards under Indo - Norwegian Institutional Cooperation Programme Project (INICO) on Geohazards (PHASE III) Dr. K. Srinivasa Raju Royal Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi Tsunami wave propagation and Coastal Inundation model
2. Flood Estimation in mixed/ urban/ Rural catchments of South India Dr. K. Srinivasa Raju Ministry of Water Resources R & D Division, GoI Methodology for estimation of floods in mixed catchments and Rural catchments to be established
3. Space Based information support for Decentralised Planning (SIS –DP) Dr. R. Vidhya NRSC, Depart. Of Space, GoI Thematic maps of landuse, transport network and base maps on 1:10,000 scale
4. Development of Early Warning / Decision Support System for Urban Flood Management in Chennai City Dr. D. Thirumalaivasan Department of Science & Technology, GoI, New Delhi Advisories on flood inundation
5. Desertification Status Mapping of India using optical data Dr. S.S. Ramakrishnanand Dr.R. Vidhya SAC, Ahmedabad, GoI A Comparison study of Desertification /Land Degradation status map for four districts in Tamil Nadu State and two district in Kerala State
6. Preparation of Digitized Local Level Coastal Zone Management Plans (CZMPS) of coastal areas with Cadastral Information for the Raigad District of Maharashtra –M/s.Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority, Mantralaya, Mumbai Dr. K. Srinivasa Raju M/s.Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority, Mantralaya, Mumbai Coastal zone management plan for Raigad District
7. Preparation of Digitized Local Level Coastal Zone Management Plans (CZMPS) of Coastal Areas with Cadastral Information for the Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra –M/s.Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority, Mantralaya, Mumbai Dr. D. Thirumalaivasan Department of Environment, Govt. of Maharashtra Local level CZMP for Ratnagiri District with CRZ zonation
8. Preparation of Coastal Management Plan and Work of Preparation Of Web Based Coastal Information System for Greater Mumbai Dr. R. Vidhya Municipal Corporation, Mumbai CZMP plan for Mumbai as per 2011 CRZ notification. Web based information system for the same
9. Green Area identification for Chennai Corporation area Dr. D. Thirumalaivasan State Planning Commission, Govt. of Tamil Nadu Map showing the open space for greening
10. Indo-Mariclim – Indo Norwegian project Dr. R. Vidhya Nansan Environmental Remote Sensing Centre, India, Cochin To study the impact due to changes in meteorological parameters on climate
11. Indo-European Research Facilities for Studies on Marine Ecosystem and Climate in India Dr. S.S. Ramakrishnan & Mrs .R. Kanmani Shanmuga Priya Nansan Environmental Remote Sensing Centre, India, Cochin Map showing the fluctuations in pelagic fishery potential
12. Integrated Flood Risk Mapping / Modeling for Chennai City (Expanded Area of Chennai, Cooum and Adyar River and Surrounding Areas Dr. D. Thirumalaivasan Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Financial Services Ltd. – Grant Fund II – World Bank Mapping of Flooding for various scenarios
List of Recently Completed Projects
1. Application of Satellite Derived SSH for fisheries – MOP II SAC, Ahmedabad, GoI Map showing the fishery potential zone using satellite Fisheries Department
2. Preparation of master plans for Ariyalur town. Town and Country Planning, GoTN Master plan on 1:8000 scale Town & Country Planning Department
3. Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Sericulture Development in the State of Tamil Nadu Department of Space, GoI Map showing the potential area for sericulture in wasteland area Horticulture Department, Silk Board
4. Land Use / Land Cover Mapping (Second Cycle) NRSC, Dept. of Space, Gol Land use map and land use change map State Land Use Board, State Planning Commission
5. Mapping of Roads for Town Panchayats using Satellite Data Director of Town Panchayats, Kuralagam, Chennai Core network map showing roads, waterbodies & settlements for all the 528 town panchayats in Tamil Nadu Directorate of Town Panchayat
6. Mapping of cropped area and water spread area in the Cauvery basin for Tamil Nadu and Karnataka region The Chief Engineer & Director, Institute of Water Studies, Taramani, Chennai-113 Season wise cropped area for the basin, Estimation of extent for basin Cauvery Technical Cell
7. Mapping of Indicators of Desertification using RISAT SAR Data an evaluation SAC, Ahmedabad, GoI Desertification status map for Theni district.
8. Pilot project on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad Coastal zone information system to be developed
9. Assessment & Monitoring of Land use changes with special reference to solar saltpans State Planning Commission, Govt. of Tamil Nadu To study the impact of salt pan in the Tuticorin area