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Title Applied remote sensing for urban planning, governance and sustainability / Maik Netzband, William L. Stefanov, Charles Redman, editors.
Imprint Berlin ; London : Springer, 2007.

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Subject City planning -- Remote sensing.
Sustainable development -- Government policy -- Remote sensing.
Metropolitan government -- Remote sensing.
Alt Name Netzband, Maik.
Stefanov, William Louis.
Redman, Charles L.
Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 278 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Front Matter; Remote Sensing as a Tool for Urban Planning and Sustainability; 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; Advances in Urban Remote Sensing: Examples From Berlin (Germany); Spatial Analysis of Urban Vegetation Scale and Abundance; Urban Environmental Monitoring in Buenos Aires -- Determining Green Areas; Challenges in Characterizing and Mitigating Urban Heat Islands -- A Role for Integrated Approaches Including Remote Sensing.
Summary Sometimes, science questions don't match well with what the operational problems and concerns of a given city are. This book presents data from six urban regions from all over the world, and explains what the questions are, and how one can use data and scientific skills to help answer them.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540680093
354025546X (hbk.)
9783540255468 (hbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-540-68009-3
OCLC # 232363455
Additional Format Print version: Applied remote sensing for urban planning, governance and sustainability. Berlin ; London : Springer, 2007 9783540255468 354025546X (DLC) 2007931201 (OCoLC)85898521

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