1. bookVolume 31 (2019): Issue 1 (December 2019)
Journal Details
First Published
20 Jun 2020
Publication timeframe
1 time per year
Open Access

Delineation of the Groundwater Potential Using Remote Sensing and GIS: A Case Study of Ulhas Basin, Maharashtra, India

Published Online: 21 May 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 31 (2019) - Issue 1 (December 2019)
Page range: 49 - 64
Received: 08 Aug 2019
Accepted: 27 Sep 2019
Journal Details
First Published
20 Jun 2020
Publication timeframe
1 time per year

Adiat, K.A.N., Nawawi, M.N.M., Abdullah, K. (2012). Assessing the accuracy of GIS-based elementary multi criteria decision analysis as a spatial prediction tool - a case of predicting potential zones of sustainable groundwater resources. J Hydrol 440-441, 75-89.10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.03.028 Search in Google Scholar

Agarwal, E., Agarwal, R., Garg, R.D., Garg, P.K. (2013a). Delineation of groundwater potential zone: an AHP/ANP approach. J Earth Syst Sci 122(3), 887-898.10.1007/s12040-013-0309-8 Search in Google Scholar

Agarwal, R., Garg, P.K. (2016) Remote sensing and GIS based groundwater potential & recharge zones mapping using multi - criteria decision making technique. Water Resour Manag 30, 243-260.10.1007/s11269-015-1159-8 Search in Google Scholar

Al-Adamat, R.A.N., Foster, I.D.L., Baban, S.M.J. (2003). Groundwater vulnerability and risk mapping for the basaltic aquifer of the Azraq basin of Jordan using GIS, remote sensing and DRASTIC. Appl Geogr 23(4), 303-32410.1016/j.apgeog.2003.08.007 Search in Google Scholar

Altin, T.B., Altin, B.N. (2011). Development and morphometry of drainage network in volcanic terrain, Central Anatolia, Turkey. Geomorphology 125, 485-503.10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.09.023 Search in Google Scholar

Arkoprovo, B., Adarsa, J., Shashi Prakash S. (2012). Delineation of groundwater potential zones using satellite remote sensing and geographic information techniques: a case study from Ganjam district, Orissa, India. Res J Recent Sci 9, 59-66. Search in Google Scholar

Avtar, R., Singh, C.K., Shashtri, S., Singh, A., Mukherjee, S. (2010). Identification and analysis of groundwater potential zones in Ken–Betwa river linking area using remote sensing and geographic information system. Geocarto Int 25(5), 379-396.10.1080/10106041003731318 Search in Google Scholar

Bagyaraj, M., Gurugnanam, B. (2011). Significance of morphometric studies, soil characteristics, erosion phenomena and landform processes using remote sensing and GIS for Kodaikanal Hills. Res J Environ Earth Sci 3(2011), 221-233. Search in Google Scholar

Bagyaraj, M., Ramkumar, T., Benkatramanan, S., Gurugannam, B. (2013). Application of remote sensing and GIS analysis for identifying groundwater potential zones in parts of Kodaikanal Taluk, South India. Front Earth Sci 7(1), 65-75.10.1007/s11707-012-0347-6 Search in Google Scholar

Basavarajappa, H.T., Dinakar, S., Satish, M.V., Nagesh, D., Balasubramanian, A., Manjunatha, M.C. (2013). Delineation of groundwater potential zones in Hard rock Terrain of Kollegal Shear Zone. (KSZ). South India using Remote Sensing and GIS. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology 5(12), 305-315. Search in Google Scholar

Chen, C.Y., Yu, F.C. (2011). Morphometric analysis of debris flows and their source areas using GIS. Geomorphology 129:387-39710.1016/j.geomorph.2011.03.002 Search in Google Scholar

Chowdhury, A., Jha, M.K., Chowdary, V.M. (2010). Delineation of groundwater recharge zones and identification of artificial recharge sites in West Medinipur district, West Bengal, using RS, GIS and MCDM techniques. Environ Earth Sci 59, 1209-1222.10.1007/s12665-009-0110-9 Search in Google Scholar

Dar, I.A., Sankar, K., Dar, M.A. (2010). Remote sensing technology and geographic information system modeling: an integrated approach towards the mapping of groundwater potential zones in Hardrock terrain, Mamundiyar basin. J Hydrol 394(3), 285-295.10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.08.022 Search in Google Scholar

Das, S., Gupta, A., Ghosh, S. (2017). Exploring groundwater potential zones using MIF technique in semi-arid region: a case study of Hingoli district, Maharashtra. Spat Inf Res 25(6), 749-756.10.1007/s41324-017-0144-0 Search in Google Scholar

Das, S., Pardeshi, S.D. (2018a). Morphometric analysis of Vaitarna and Ulhas river basins, Maharashtra, India: using geospatial techniques. Appl Water Sci 8(6), 158.10.1007/s13201-018-0801-z Search in Google Scholar

Das, S., Pardeshi, S.D. (2018b). Comparative analysis of lineaments extracted from Cartosat, SRTM and Aster DEM: a study based on four watersheds in Konkan region, India. Spat Inf Res 26(1), 47-57.10.1007/s41324-017-0155-x Search in Google Scholar

Das, S., Pardeshi, S.D. (2018c). Integration of different influencing factors in GIS to delineate groundwater potential areas using IF and FR techniques: a study of Pravara basin, Maharashtra, India. Appl Water Sci 8(7), 1-16.10.1007/s13201-018-0848-x Search in Google Scholar

Deepesh, M., Madan, K., Jha, Bimal C (2011). Assessment of groundwater potential in a semi-arid region of india using remote sensing,GIS and MCDM techniques. Water Resource Manage 25:1359-1386. Search in Google Scholar

Deepika, B., Avinash, K., Jayappa, K.S. (2013). Integration of hydrological factors and demarcation of groundwater prospect zones: insights from remote sensing and GIS techniques. Environ Earth Sci 70(3), 1319-1338.10.1007/s12665-013-2218-1 Search in Google Scholar

Dhar, A., Sahoo, S., Mandal, U., Dey, S., Bishi, N., Kar, A. (2015). Hydro-environmental assessment of a regional groundwater aquifer: Hirakud command area (India). Environ Earth Sci 73(8), 4165-4178.10.1007/s12665-014-3703-x Search in Google Scholar

Dinesh Kumar, P.K., Gopinath, G., Seralathan, P. (2007). Application of remote sensing and GIS for the demarcation of groundwater potential zones of a river basin in Kerala, southwest coast of India. Int J Remote Sens 28(24), 5583-5601.10.1080/01431160601086050 Search in Google Scholar

Doke, A., Pardeshi, S.D., Pardeshi, S.S., Das, S. (2018). Identification of morphogenetic regions and respective geomorphic processes: a GIS approach. Arab J Geosci 11, 1-13.10.1007/s12517-017-3358-5 Search in Google Scholar

Elewa, H.H., Qaddah, A.A. (2011). Groundwater potentiality mapping in the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, using remote sensing and GIS-watershed-based modeling. Hydrogeol J 19(3).10.1007/s10040-011-0703-8 Search in Google Scholar

Ganapuram, S., Kumar, G., Krishna, I., Kahya, E., Demirel, M. (2009). Mapping of groundwater potential zones in the Musi basin using remote sensing and GIS. Adv Eng Softw 40, 506-51810.1016/j.advengsoft.2008.10.001 Search in Google Scholar

Gumma, M.K., Pavelic, P. (2013). Mapping of groundwater potential zones across Ghana using remote sensing, geographic information systems, and spatial modeling. Environ Monit Assess 185(4), 3561-3579.10.1007/s10661-012-2810-y22892995 Search in Google Scholar

Hsin-Fu Yeh, Cheng-Haw Lee, Kuo-Chin Hsu,Po-Hsun Chang (2008). “GIS for assessment of the groundwater recharge potential zone”. Environ Geol 58, 185-195. Search in Google Scholar

Jha, M.K., Chowdary, V.M., Chowdhury, A. (2010). Groundwater assessment in Salboni Block, West Bengal (India) using remote sensing, geographical information system and multi-criteria decision analysis techniques. Hydrogeol J 18(7), 1713-1728.10.1007/s10040-010-0631-z Search in Google Scholar

Jha, M.K., Peiffer, S. (2006). Applications of remote sensing and GIS technologies in groundwater hydrology: past, present and future. Bayreuth University Press, Bayreuth. Search in Google Scholar

Khan MA, Narain P, Moharana PC (2006). Prospecting ground water resources using RSGIS-a case study from arid western Rajasthan of India. J Indian Soc Remote Sens 34(2).10.1007/BF02991822 Search in Google Scholar

Kirubakaran, M., Johnny, J.C., Ashokraj, C., Arivazagan, S. (2016). A geostatistical approach for delineating the potential groundwater recharge zones in the hard rock terrain of Tirunelveli taluk, Tamil Nadu, India. Arab J Geosci 9, 382.10.1007/s12517-016-2419-5 Search in Google Scholar

Krishnamurthy J, Kumar NV, Jayraman V, Manivel M (1996). An approach to demarcate groundwater potential zones through remote sensing and GIS. Int J Remote Sens 17(10):1867-188410.1080/01431169608948744 Search in Google Scholar

Leblanc M, Leduc C, Razack M, Lemoalle J, Dagorne D, Mofor L (2003). Application of remote sensing and GIS for groundwater modeling of large semiarid areas: example of the Lake Chad Basin, Africa. In: Hydrology of mediterranean and semiarid regions conference, Montpellier, France. Red Books Series, 278. IAHS, Wallingford, 186-192. Search in Google Scholar

Lokesha N, Gopalakrishna GS, Gowdaand H, Gupta AK (2005). Delineation of groundwater potential zones in a hard rock terrain of Mysore district, Karnataka using IRS data and GIS techniques. J Indian Soc Remote Sens 33(3), 405-412.10.1007/BF02990011 Search in Google Scholar

Machiwal D, Jha MK, Mal BC (2010). Assessment of groundwater potential in a semi-arid region of India using remote sensing, GIS and MCDM techniques. Water Resour Manag 25(5), 1359-1386.10.1007/s11269-010-9749-y Search in Google Scholar

Machiwal D, Singh PK (2015). Comparing GIS-based multi-criteria decision making and Boolean logic modeling approaches for delineating groundwater recharge zones. Arab J Geosci 8(12), 10675-10691.10.1007/s12517-015-2002-5 Search in Google Scholar

Madrucci V, Taioli F, de Araújo CC (2008). Groundwater favorability map using GIS multicriteria data analysis on crystalline terrain, São Paulo State, Brazil. J Hydrol 357(3-4), 153-173.10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.03.026 Search in Google Scholar

Magesh NS, Chandrasekar N, Soundranayagam JP (2012). Delineation of groundwater potential zones in Theni district, Tamil Nadu, using remote sensing, GIS and MIF techniques. Geosci Front 3(2), 189-196.10.1016/j.gsf.2011.10.007 Search in Google Scholar

Mahmoud SH, Alazba AA, Amin MT (2014). Identification of potential sites for groundwater recharge using a GIS-based decision support system in Jazan region-Saudi Arabia. Water Resour Manag 28(10), 3319-3340.10.1007/s11269-014-0681-4 Search in Google Scholar

Mallick J, Singh CK, Al-Wadi H, Ahmed M, Rahman A, Shashtri S, Mukherjee S (2015). Geospatial and geostatistical approach for groundwater potential zone delineation. Hydrol Process 29(3), 395-418.10.1002/hyp.10153 Search in Google Scholar

Manap MA, Sulaiman WNA, Ramli MF, Pradhan B, Surip N (2013). A knowledge-driven GIS modeling technique for groundwater potential mapping at the Upper Langat Basin, Malaysia. Arab J Geosci 6, 1621-1637.10.1007/s12517-011-0469-2 Search in Google Scholar

Mishra A, Dubey DP, Tiwari RN (2011). Morphometric analysis of Tons basin, Rewa District, Madhya Pradesh, based on watershed approach. Earth Sci India 4, 171-180. Search in Google Scholar

Mukherjee P, Singh CK, Mukherjee S (2012). Delineation of groundwater potential zones in arid region of India-a remote sensing and GIS approach. Water Resour Manag 26(9).10.1007/s11269-012-0038-9 Search in Google Scholar

Murthy KSR (2000). Ground water potential in a semi-arid region of Andhra Pradesh-a geographical information system approach. Int J Remote Sens 21, 1867-1884.10.1080/014311600209788 Search in Google Scholar

Murugesan B, Thirunavukkarasu R, Senapathi V, Balasubramanian G (2012). Application of remote sensing and GIS analysis for groundwater potential zone in kodaikanal Taluka, South India”. Earth Sci. 7(1), 65-75. Search in Google Scholar

Nag SK (2005). Application of lineament density and hydrogeomorphology to delineate groundwater potential zones of Baghmundi block in Purulia district, West Bengal. J Indian Soc Remote Sens 33, 521-529.10.1007/BF02990737 Search in Google Scholar

Nag SK, Ghosh P (2012). Delineation of groundwater potential zone in Chhatna block, Bankura District, West Bengal, India using remote sensing and GIS techniques. Environ Earth Sci 70(5):2115-2127 Search in Google Scholar

Nagarajan M, Singh S (2009). Assessment of groundwater potential zones using GIS technique. J Indian Soc Remote Sens 37, 69-77.10.1007/s12524-009-0012-z Search in Google Scholar

Oh H-J, Kim Y-S, Choi J-K, Park E,Lee S (2011). GIS mapping of regional probabilistic groundwater potential in the area of Pohang City, Korea. J Hydrol 399(3-4), 158-172. Search in Google Scholar

Prabir Mukherjee, Chander Kumar Singh and Saumitra Mukherjee (2011). Delineation of Groundwater Potential Zones in Arid Region of India, A Remote Sensing and GIS Approach. Water Resource Manage 26, 2643-2672. Search in Google Scholar

Pradhan B (2009) Groundwater potential zonation for basaltic watersheds using satellite remote sensing data and GIS techniques. Cent Eur J Geosci 1(1), 120-129.10.2478/v10085-009-0008-5 Search in Google Scholar

Prasad RK, Mondal NC, Banerjee P, Nandakumar MV, Singh VS (2008). Deciphering potential groundwater zone in hard rock through the application of GIS. Environ Geol 55(3), 467-75.10.1007/s00254-007-0992-3 Search in Google Scholar

Preeja K. R., Sabu Joseph, Jobin Thomas and Vijith H (2011). Identification of Groundwater Potential Zones of a Tropical River Basin (Kerala, India) Using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques. J Indian Soc Remote Sens. 39(1), 83-94.10.1007/s12524-011-0075-5 Search in Google Scholar

Rahmati O, Samani AN, Mahdavi M, Pourghasemi HR, Zeinivand H (2015). Groundwater potential mapping at Kurdistan region of Iran using analytic hierarchy process and GIS. Arab J Geosci 8(9), 7059-7071.10.1007/s12517-014-1668-4 Search in Google Scholar

Rao YS, Jugran DK (2003). Delineation of groundwater potential zones and zones of groundwater quality suitable for domestic purposes using remote sensing and GIS. Hydrol Sci J 48(5), 821-833.10.1623/hysj.48.5.821.51452 Search in Google Scholar

Ravi Shankar MN, Mohan G (2005). A GIS based hydrogeomorphic approach for identification of site-specific artificial-recharge techniques in the Deccan Volcanic Province. J Earth Syst Sci 114(5), 505-514.10.1007/BF02702026 Search in Google Scholar

Rawat PK, Tiwari PC, Pant CC (2011). Morphometric analysis of third order river basin using high resolution satellite imagery and GIS technology: special reference to natural hazard vulnerability assessment. E-Int Sci Res J 3, 70-87. Search in Google Scholar

Roy S, Sahu AS (2016). Effectiveness of basin morphometry, remote sensing, and applied geosciences on groundwater recharge potential mapping: a comparative study within a small watershed. Front Earth Sci 10(2), 274-291.10.1007/s11707-016-0558-3 Search in Google Scholar

Sahoo, S., Dhar, A., Kar, A., & Ram, P. (2016). Grey analytic hierarchy process applied to effectiveness evaluation for groundwater potential zone delineation. Geocarto Int:1-18. Search in Google Scholar

Sander P, Chesley M, Minor T (1996). Groundwater assessment using remote sensing and GIS in a rural groundwater project in Ghana: lessons learned. Hydrogeol J 4, 78-93.10.1007/s100400050086 Search in Google Scholar

Saxena PR, Prasad NSR (2008). Integrated land and water resources conservation and management–development plan using remote sensing and GIS of Chenvella sub-watershed, R.R. District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XXXVII, Part B8, Beijing, 729-732 Search in Google Scholar

Senanayake IP, Dissanayake DMDOK, Mayadunna BB, Weerasekera WL (2016). An approach to delineate groundwater recharge potential sites in Ambalantota, Sri Lanka using GIS techniques. Geosci Front 7(1), 115-124.10.1016/j.gsf.2015.03.002 Search in Google Scholar

Sener E, Davraz A, Ozcelik M (2005). An integration of GIS and remote sensing in groundwater investigations: a case study in Burdur, Turkey. Hydrogeol J 13(5-6), 826-834.10.1007/s10040-004-0378-5 Search in Google Scholar

Shaban A, Khawlie M, Abdallah C (2006). Use of remote sensing and GIS to determine recharge potential zones: the case of Occidental Lebanon. Hydrogeol J 14(4), 433-443.10.1007/s10040-005-0437-6 Search in Google Scholar

Singh CK, Shashtri S, Singh A, Mukherjee S (2011b). Quantitative modelling of groundwater in Satluj river basin of Rupnagar district of Punjab using remote sensing and geographic information system. Environ Earth Sci 62(4), 871-881.10.1007/s12665-010-0574-7 Search in Google Scholar

Solomon S, Quiel F (2006). Groundwater study using remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) in the central highlands of Eritrea. Hydrogeol J 14(5), 729-741.10.1007/s10040-005-0477-y Search in Google Scholar

Srivastava PK, Bhattacharya AK (2006). Groundwater assessment through an integrated approach using remote sensing, GIS and resistivity techniques: a case study from a hard rock terrain. Int J Remote Sens 27(20), 4599-4620.10.1080/01431160600554983 Search in Google Scholar

Tahmassebipoor N, Rahmati O, Noormohamadi F, Lee S (2016). Spatial analysis of groundwater potential using weights-of-evidence and evidential belief function models and remote sensing. Arab J Geosci 9, 79.10.1007/s12517-015-2166-z Search in Google Scholar

Yeh HF, Lee CH, Hsu KC, Chang PH (2009). GIS for the assessment of the groundwater recharge potential zone. Environ Geol 58(1), 185-195.10.1007/s00254-008-1504-9 Search in Google Scholar

Zaidi FK (2011). Drainage basin morphometry for identifying zones for artificial recharge: a case study from Gagas river basin, India. J Geol Soc India 77, 160-166.10.1007/s12594-011-0019-2 Search in Google Scholar

Zaidi FK, Nazzal Y, Ahmed I, Naeem M, Jafri MK (2015). Identification of potential artificial groundwater recharge zones in Northwestern Saudi Arabia using GIS and Boolean logic. J Afr Earth Sci 111, 156-169.10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2015.07.008 Search in Google Scholar

Recommended articles from Trend MD

Plan your remote conference with Sciendo