The Online Indian Journal of Spatial Science (ISSN 2249 – 4316)
Land Transformation and Urban Planning Case of Sonipat City, Haryana, India - Sandeep Kumar

Up to date information of land use/land cover is very important for city planning at micro level. The
present study is based on satellite imagery of LANDSAT TM (1989), town directory map 1991 and
Google Earth image 2002 and 2011. Study reveals that the agriculture based surrounding rural
landscape is turned into an urban landscape due to residential, industrial and infrastructure
development. Results shows that the rapid growth of city is at the cost of fertile product...

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eTraverse, The Indian Journal of Spatial Science shall henceforth be known as the "Indian Journal of Spatial Science". It is a publication of the "Indian Society of Spatial Scientists" with Head Quarter currently housed at the "Department of Geography, Presidency University, 86/1 College Street, Kolkata, 700 073" and with permanent address at "SUMANGAL", 47 Bosepara Road, P.O. – Chandannagar, Dist. – Hooghly, West Bengal, India PIN – 712 136. It is concerned with all fields of geography, geology, social sciences, geoinformatics and other spatial sciences. It publishes "Indian Journal of Spatial Science" twice a year with Summer and Winter Issues each containing 6 or more Articles. It is primarily intended for the publication of research papers by the young and innovative scholars of geography and allied disciplines all over the world.


Prof. Ashis Sarkar (Dept of Geography, Presidency University, Kolkata)