Other Information Particular to the Department

The department is having state-of-art GIS and Remote Sensing facilities.

Remote Sensing

  1. Digital data of LISS IV in 1:12,500 scale
  2. Hard copy and digital format of LISS III with 23.5 meter resolution of entire state in 1.50 ,000 scale.
  3. Aerial Photographs and CIR in 1.15,000 scale of entire State (1990 period)
  4. Aerial Photographs in 1.6,000 scale of Kasargod, Kannur, Thalassery, Vadakara, Malappuram, Manjeri, Kalpetta, Kozhikode Municipal area (1990)
  5. Stereo scope and Optical Pantograph
  6. ERDAS image processing software


  1. ARC GIS 9.0
  2. AutoCAD 2002
  3. Colour Scanners - A0 & A4
  4. Digitizer - A0 & A3
  5. Plotter - A0 size
  6. Colour laser printer - A3 & A4
  7. Engineering Plan Printer with Enlargement/Reduction facilities (25-400%)


Advisory/Consultancy service for research students, local self governments, line departments, NGOs and other external agencies in the field of natural resources management. Acts as a facilitator in formulating natural resource management projects/programmes of various line departments, research organisations and LSGIs in the State.