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[EGSC No.10] Mapping Urban Expansion and Exploring Its Driving Forces in the City of Praia, Cape Verde, from 1969 to 2015

发布日期:2017-10-11 15:47:42 阅读次数:[952]次 作者:

核心提示:Time:7:30-9p.m.,13th,Otc
Location: Leisure Hall on Fourth Floor in LIESMARS
Speaker: Mr. Patrik Silva

[EGSC No.10] Mapping Urban Expansion and Exploring Its Driving Forces in the City of Praia, Cape Verde, from 1969 to 2015

Speaker: Patrik Silva

Abstract:

     Understanding urban expansion will provide good knowledge for urban planning and policy making in balancing urban economic development and natural resource protection.

    According to available data, the urban expansion in Praia between 1969 and 2015 is observed in four phases (1969–1993, 1993–2003, 2003–2010, and 2010–2015). We integrate various data sources, using an available method to coordinate and calibrate map data with different scales and forms into a consistent dataset and then introduces some improvements in the delineation of urban areas. With this data, the driving forces in each phase are explored using regression analysis with 21 explanatory variables. In this secti section, we will present a published paper in the journal Sustainability.

About the Speaker:

    Patrik Silva is a PhD Student in Cartography and GIS at School of Resource and Environmental Sciences, Wuhan University. His research interest include: Land management, natural hazards, applied spatial statistics, urban crimes modelling and urban morphology.

Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.

Date: 13th Octobor 2017 (Friday)

Location: Leisure Hall on Fourth Floor in LIESMARS, Information Sciences Campus of WHU

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