Data Preparation and Processing
In this chapter we begin with a detailed explanation about data gathering and preparation process such as data acquisition and data collection (Sects. 4.2 and 4.3). Then a temporal coverage of land use change trend in the study area will be presented (Sect. 4.4). It will be followed by temporal change mapping and change visualisation within the presumed time period to measure urban sprawl in that period (Sects. 4.5–4.7). Furthermore, the demographic changes over this time will be taken into account (Sect. 4.8).
KeywordsGreen Space Urban Sprawl Markov Chain Model Open Land Tehran City
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