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Study of morphometric parameters decides the suitable location and adjustable natural resource management (NRM) practices along with durability and sustainability. Morphometric study of a region provides the various geological, topographical and others parameters which supports during the design and implantations of various water conservation approaches. Garhkundar –Dabar (GKD) watershed having two parts as first treated watershed and second control watershed, located in Tikamgarh District of Madhya Pradesh, Central India was selected for this analysis. ArcGIS ver. 10.3 was used for analysis and found IVth order stream in treated watershed area of 850 ha (8.50 km2) and IInd order stream  in control watershed area of 268 ha (2.68 km2). In treated watershed, 19 streams were found in first order while 12, 5 and 1 streams were obtained in second, third and fourth order respectively. Similarly, 6 and 4 streams were found in first and second order respectively in control watershed. This study conclude all aspects of morphometric parameters viz. linear, areal and relief which elaborate the geometric as well as topographic features to support and identified the best location for various conservation interventions and their implementation with a long sustainability. RS and GIS based morphometric analysis provides the way of replication of conservation practices and suggested for sustainable conservation treatment and watershed development.

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Garhkundar-Dabar watershed Morphometric parameters Natural Resource Management Remote Sensing Geographical Information System

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Singh, K. N. ., Singh, R. ., Khalkho, D. ., & Tripathi, M. P. . (2022). Morphometric analysis for sustainable development of natural resource management by using remote sensing and GIS techniques in Tikamgarh District, M.P., Central India . Environment Conservation Journal, 23(1&2), 417–426. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.021982-2220

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