2007

Applied Remote Sensing for Urban Planning, Governance and Sustainability

ISBN: 978-3-540-25546-8 (Print) 978-3-540-68009-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxii

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    Pages 1-23

    Remote Sensing as a Tool for Urban Planning and Sustainability

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    Pages 25-36

    Automatic Land-Cover Classification Derived from High-Resolution IKONOS Satellite Imagery in the Urban Atlantic Forest of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Means of an Object-Oriented Approach

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    Pages 37-51

    Advances in Urban Remote Sensing: Examples From Berlin (Germany)

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    Pages 53-76

    Spatial Analysis of Urban Vegetation Scale and Abundance

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    Pages 77-95

    Urban Environmental Monitoring in Buenos Aires — Determining Green Areas

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    Pages 117-135

    Challenges in Characterizing and Mitigating Urban Heat Islands — A Role for Integrated Approaches Including Remote Sensing

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    Pages 137-164

    Phoenix, Arizona, USA: Applications of Remote Sensing in a Rapidly Urbanizing Desert Region

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    Pages 165-197

    Application of Remote Sensing and GIS Technique for Urban Environmental Management and Sustainable Development of Delhi, India

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    Pages 199-219

    Berlin (Germany) Urban and Environmental Information System: Application of Remote Sensing for Planning and Governance — Potentials and Problems

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    Pages 221-247

    Views of Chiang Mai: The Contributions of Remote-Sensing to Urban Governance and Sustainability

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    Pages 249-269

    20 Years After Reforms: Challenges to Planning and Development in China’s City-Regions and Opportunities for Remote Sensing

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 271-278