Environmental Impact Assessment

EIA is an important policy initiative to conserve natural resources and environment. Many human activities produce potential adverse environmental effects which include the construction and operation of highways, rail roads, pipelines, airports, radioactive waste disposal and more. The applications of GIS in EIA include:
  • Topography
  • Land Use mapping
  • Hydrology
  • Soil
  • Geology
  • Hydrogeomorphology
  • Elevation
  • Slope
  • Localities
FAE: LU & EB (Landuse and Ecology & Biodiversity, Category- A)