RS and GIS Based Site Suitability Analysis for Solid Waste Disposal in Hosur Municipality, KrishnagiriDistrict
Solid waste management is a global environmental problem at present. There is an increase in commercial, residential and infrastructure development due to the population growth and this has negative impact on the environment. Urban solid waste management is considered as one of the most serious environmental challenge confronting municipal authorities in developing countries. One of these impacts is due to location of dumping site in unsuitable areas. The present study deals with selecting suitable sites for disposal of Solid Waste generated from Hosur Municipality by integrating RS and GIS. It is observed, that suitable site identified for disposal of Solid Waste is the Chennathur region of Hosur.
S. Sunder Rajan, L.Yeshodha, S. Suresh Babu