Analysis of Buffer Zones of Limestone Mines Areas using Digital Image Processing Techniques
K.S. Siva Subramanian1, Abhishek Kumar Tripathi2, Ramesh Kant3

1Abhishek Kumar Tripathi*, Mining Engineering, Aditya Engineering College, Surampaelm, Kakinda, Andhra Pradesh, India.
2K.S. Siva Subramanian, Mining Engineering, AMET University, Chennai, India.
3Ramesh Kant, Mining Engineering, AMET University, Chennai, India.
Manuscript received on February 28, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on March 22, 2020. | Manuscript published on March 30, 2020. | PP: 5431-5437 | Volume-8 Issue-6, March 2020. | Retrieval Number: F9918038620/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.F9918.038620

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Abstract: The economic growth of any country crucially depends on the mining activity of that country. The mining activities require huge land for the extraction of mineral from the earth. The recent government policy imposing the systematic mapping of the land use and land cover in and around the mines. In the present study, work, the analysis of land used and land covered was carried out at Malkapur limestone mines. This study discussed the brief mapping of the buffer zones buffer zones areas in by using digital image processing techniques. This research work demonstrated the changes happened in and around mines for the buffer radius of 1 km, 5 km and 10 km. In this study it was found that there were no significant changes observed in land use which intern implies that mining activities are not having any impact in land use changes. Further, in this study, not much variation was reported against the forest land and water bodies situated in and around the mines.
Keywords: Digital Image Processing, Mines, Buffer Zones, Peak Vector Sum.
Scope of the Article: Digital System and Logic Design.