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Innovative technique to study crop production systems

Islamabad, Pakistan: In a recent breakthrough, a Pakistan-based scholar has developed a new, highly accurate mapping method which uses remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to show land uses the world over.

Developed by Higher Education Commission Scholar Dr. Mobushir Riaz Khan, the system can provide information on quantities of crops as well as estimates that can help countries and regions to plan for the future.

The scholar worked on the theme of Food Security and Environmental Sustainability (FSES) as PhD research and focused on the integration of RS and GIS technologies to study crop production systems.

Dr. Mobushir’s research attracted a lot of attention in the Dutch media. His research was regarded as a top priority and of great value in today’s world. All leading newspapers published the main findings of his thesis and regarded it as having great societal relevance.

Dr. Mobushir is currently working in the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad.

Source: South Asian News Agency