In today’s geospatially connected world, regional and urban analysis has become increasingly essential to understand coupled environmental and human systems. The complexities of such systems and their connectivity at various spatial and temporal scales have posed daunting challenges to effective solutions to a variety of regional problems and urban sustainable development. Conventional scientific approaches to such challenges, however, tend to be fragmented in space and time and constrained by the inability to take advantage of spatial big data, which make extrapolation over the connectedness across large and multiple spatial and temporal scales difficult or infeasible. Major scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations are urgently needed to discover and understand complex and dynamic spatial connections between people and places. Interdisciplinary approaches combining rich and complex spatial data, analysis and models are highly demanded to ignite transformative geospatial...
KeywordsCloud Computing Spatial Data Green Infrastructure Urban Green Infrastructure Open Science Grid
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