IWMI Research Report – 28

Performance Evaluation of the Bhakra Irrigation System, India, Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques.


Sakthivadivel, R.; Thiruvengadachari, S.; Amerasinghe, U.; Bastiaanssen, W. G. M.; Molden, D. 1999. Performance evaluation of the Bhakra Irrigation System, India, using remote sensing and GIS techniques. Colombo, Sri Lanka: IWMI. v, 22p. (IWMI Research Report 28) [doi: 10.3910/2009.035]



Describes the use of satellite remote sensing and GIs techniques to analyze the agricultural performance and sustainability of the Bhakra Irrigation System in India. Demonstrates the cost-effectiveness of these techniques as diagnostic tools for irrigation system improvement and the advantages of using SRS and GIs in combination.


ISBN 92-9090-375-9

ISSN 1026-0862