Applying Geospatial Technologies in Urban Environments
As the epigraph above indicates, cities have become an important part of human existence, and they represent and support most human activity. Urban areas have been the primary locations for social movements, intellectual discoveries, and the rise and fall of nations and civilizations (Greene and Pick, 2006). It is projected that cities will only become more important as societies continue to go through the demographic transformation process. Geospatial technologies will probably play a critical role throughout this because of their ability to examine things synoptically, help manage existing infrastructure and services, and predict and model future growth.
KeywordsUrban Environment Urban Growth Environmental Justice European Science Foundation Geospatial Technology
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