Application of ArcGIS for Landslide Susceptibility Assessment
Track: Disaster and Emergency Management
Authors: Laxmi Prasad Sharma
Sikkim is a Himalayan state in India located in Central Himalayas highly prone to landslides that has caused considerable loss of lives and properties since ages. In The present investigation the study area is categorized into five zones in terms of their degree of susceptibility to landslides by overlaying spatial parameters in ArcGIS platform. ArcGIS tools have been applied for data integration, overlay analysis and landslide susceptibility zonation. The results are compared and validated.