Role of IT in environment

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Role of IT in environment

  1. 1. Masoom Tulsiani Jignesh Ghant www.masoom.us/presentations Role of IT In Environment
  2. 2. www.masoom.us/presentations “ Wi thout IT , Envir onment would have been just an environment”
  3. 3. Database Thematic Maps
  4. 4. Are we prepared?
  5. 5. How to contribute to the environment?
  6. 6. John is an IT student by Day
  7. 7. John is a Biologist by evening.
  8. 8. John researches and tests on different soil samples and plants and in a way shows his love for his motherland. He then submits this project as his major project.
  9. 9. Environment Information System(ENVIS) India <ul><li>The Government of India, in December, 1982, established an Environmental Information System (ENVIS) as a plan programme </li></ul><ul><li>A large number of nodes, known as ENVIS Centres, have been established in the network to cover the broad subject areas of environment with a Focal Point in the Ministry of Environment & Forests. </li></ul><ul><li>Environment Information System (ENVIS) India </li></ul><ul><li>www. envis .nic.in/ - </li></ul>
  10. 10. Applications of IT <ul><li>Geographical Information System </li></ul><ul><li>To analyze and study earthquakes, disease outbreaks,floods and other calamities. </li></ul><ul><li>Locating suitable areas for Industrial Growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Thematic Maps </li></ul><ul><li>GPS Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Reality Robotic System </li></ul>
  11. 11. Google Earth <ul><li>Google Earth is an online mapping and geographic research program that uses satellite images and aerial photography. </li></ul><ul><li>In India, Google Earth has been used for flood relief in Gujarat. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualising the impacts of climate change on a 3D map of the world. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Google Earth as a demographic tool
  13. 13. Swine Flu Map
  14. 14. Google Earth - Aerial view
  15. 15. A Robot to Find Water and Oxygen on the Moon NASA’s Rover equipped with a drill designed to dig into the moon's soil. Exhibited during the 3rd Space Exploration Conference (Feb. 26-28) in Denver, USA,
  16. 16. KineAssist <ul><li>The 500-pound (225-kilo) robot on wheels follows patients as they walk while a harness protects them from falling if they stumble and allows for a greater range of motion. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Virtual Reality Robotic System
  18. 19. Masoom Tulsiani [email_address] Jignesh Ghant www.masoom.us/presentations Thank you for your attention ! For any queries.

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