Jhikhu Khola (Nepal) Watershed: Land Utilization 1996
Entry ID: ICI_001_003

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Summary
Abstract: Land utilisation 1996 has been mapped from 1:20'000 air photos and
field checked. Air photo interpretation has been transferred visually
to base map ('eyeballed'). Contains extensive land managment practice
information.


Purpose: To study land use dynamics in a Watershed
Supplemental_Information:
Spatial Reference Information:
Projection Parameters
Transverse Mercator Projection
Lat of Orig: 87 E
Lon of Orig: 0
Scale factor: 0.9999
false Easting: 500000
Ellipsoid: Everest 1830
Datum: Nepal
Spatial Information
Vector:
Scale of original/hardcopy map: 20000
Feature Type: polygon
Attributes:
lu96_gen: Generalised Land use
1 Khet
2 Bari
3 Forest
4 Shrub
5 Grazing
6 Other
Lu-code:

Geographic Coverage
 N: 27.0 S: 27.0  E: 85.0  W: 85.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-12-01
Stop Date: 1997-03-31


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > ASIA > SOUTHCENTRAL ASIA > NEPAL > Jhikhu Khola watershed
CONTINENT > ASIA


Science Keywords
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND USE CLASSES    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATERSHED CHARACTERISTICS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND RESOURCES    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND USE CLASSES    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION


Platform
AIRCRAFT    [Information]


Project
PARDYP >People and Resource Dynamics Project    [Information]


Keywords
GIS
HIMALYA
JHIKHU KHOLA
LAND USE
MOUNTAINS
NEPAL
WATERSHED


Originating Center
ICIMOD


Data Center
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.icimod.org.np/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PETER BITTER
Phone: 977 1 525 313
Email: peter at icimod.org.np
Contact Address:
ICIMOD
GPO Box 3226
City: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal


Personnel
PETER BITTER
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 977 1 525 313
Email: peter at icimod.org.np
Contact Address:
ICIMOD
GPO Box 3226
City: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal



Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2000-09-12

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