Soil Studies and Soil Evaluation in New Damietta City Using Remote Sensing and GIS
July 01, 2017

The objective of this study was to assess the current situation of Damietta area for the possibility of agricultural expansion and to identify priorities for the optimal use of integrated development in the region using remote sensing and GIS techniques.

The Egyptian government is exerting great efforts to establish horizontal agricultural expansion projects in addition to creating new urban communities in the desert areas to fill the food gap resulting from population increase, relieve population pressure from the valley and the Delta, create wide investment opportunities, increase national income and create new job opportunities. The practical purpose of this study was to assess the current situation of the Damietta area for the possibility of agricultural expansion and to identify priorities for the optimal use of integrated development in the region using remote sensing and GIS techniques.

Division : Agriculture Applications, Soils, and Marine
Prof       : Abdel-Aziz Belal
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