Spatial distribution of Uranium in Groundwater of Bathinda District Using GIS- A Case Study

Authors(1) :-Harsimranjit Kaur Romana

The paper reviews the spatial distribution of uranium contamination in groundwater of district Bathinda using arc-map 10.1. The increased dependency on canal water for both domestic and irrigational purposes has led the groundwater immobile leaving few areas even water-logged. However at other places the groundwater has been over-exploited. This paper reviews the various possible reasons for the uranium contamination. In addition to this the quality of groundwater is degrading with increase in use of phosphate fertilizers. Study deals with the amount of uranium contamination in various villages and towns of Bathinda district. Interpolation tool in Arc-GIS is used to create the spatial distribution map of uranium concentration level. The map directly shows the places with ranges of uranium concentration in various colors.

Authors and Affiliations

Harsimranjit Kaur Romana
Civil Engineering department, Amity University Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Uranium, Water-Logging, Phosphate Fertilizers, Over-exploited, GIS.

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 3 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 364-368
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET173380
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Harsimranjit Kaur Romana , " Spatial distribution of Uranium in Groundwater of Bathinda District Using GIS- A Case Study, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp.364-368, May-June-2017.
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