Indian Remote Sensing
In which of the following activities are Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites used?
1. Assessment of crop productivity
2. Locating groundwater resources
3. Mineral exploration
5. Traffic studies
select the correct answer using the code given below.
- 1, 2 and 3 only
- 4 and 5 only
- 1 and 2 only
- 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Answer: (1) 1, 2 and 3 only
Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellites are used in Assessment of crop productivity, Locating groundwater resources and Mineral exploration. This system was launched in 1979 and 1981. This system is used in agriculture, water resources, forestry and ecology, geology , marine fisheries and costal management. It is the largest constellation of the remote sensing satellites.