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Applied Remote Sensing for Urban Planning, Governance and by Netzband M., Stefanov W., Redman C.

By Netzband M., Stefanov W., Redman C.

Regardless of the promising and interesting chances provided via new and fast-developing distant sensing applied sciences utilized to city parts, there's nonetheless a niche perceived among the commonly educational and research-focused spectrum of effects provided through the ''urban distant sensing'' group and the appliance of those info and items through the neighborhood governmental our bodies of city towns and areas. whereas there's no finish of fascinating technological know-how questions that we will be able to ask approximately towns, occasionally those questions do not fit good with what the operational difficulties and issues of a given urban are. The authors current facts from six city areas from around the globe. They clarify what the real questions are, and the way you can still use info and clinical talents to assist solution them.

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The western urban-development model promotes consumption and growth in a time when resource availability lags behind projected population growth. Emerging technologies may offset some resource consumption, but not the increasing demands in the developing world. The developed world may be forced to reduce its resource use, which may lead to political and social upheaval. To study the global urban system, one requires a global, urban GIS dataset, based upon historic land-use and constantly updated with new data.

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VNIR – Visible to Near Infrared. 0 micrometers that includes the “true color” (red, green, blue) portion of the electromagnetic spectrum to which human eyes are sensitive. 0 micrometers) is particularly useful for vegetation and soil studies. Chapter 1 - Remote Sensing as a Tool for Urban Planning and Sustainability Maik Netzband1, William L. Stefanov2, Charles L. 1 Overview In coming decades, the rapid increase of large cities in the developing world and the transformation of urban landscapes in the developed world will be among the greatest challenges to human welfare and a viable global environment.

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