Address: GIS Center , 5-9-10, Aranya Bhavan, Saifabad, Hyderabad-500004
At Present Geomatics Center is headed by Addl. Prl. Chief Conservator of Forests (IT), Deputy. Conservator of Forests (GIS) and Range Officer. The staffs of Geomatics Centre has been trained in India and abroad and are capable of handling projects related to Geomatics in Forestry and related fields The data base was created for entire state of various themes relating to forestry in different scales as per the requirement. Geomatics Centre started the vegetation monitoring work in 1996 using IRS1C/1D/P6- LISS III,PAN and continued theWork in1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014 data. FD also procured 1988 LISS II data as a historical base.
The output of Geomatics Centre is used by field officers in their planning and management. With the advancement of GPS technology the Geomatics Center has acquired handheld & DGPS and trained the field officers to use for data collection & Survey.
The other projects carried out are Fire Risk Zonation work for entire State. Site suitability of Water Harvesting Structures for Forest areas of all Divisions, Biodiversity Characterization at landscape level, Wildlife habitat suitability, Forest Inventory etc. Read More Information