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On-line Εvaluation of Earth Observation Derived Indicators for Urban Planning and Management

Full Text(PDF, 8063KB)  DOI: 10.14355/updr.2015.03.003

Author: Dimitrios Triantakonstantis, Nektarios Chrysoulakis, Anna Sazonova, Thomas Esch, Christian Feigenwinter, Sebnem Düzgün, Ebwerhard Parlow, Mattia Marconcini, Abraham Tal

Abstract: Extensive urbanization and growth of population density have acquired a paramount interest towards a sustainable urban development. Earth Observation (EO) is an important source of information required for urban planning and management. The availability of EO data provides the immense opportunity for urban environmental indicators development easily derived by remote sensors. In this study, the state of the art methods were employed to develop urban planning and management relevant indicators that can be evaluated by using EO data. The importance of this approach lies on providing alternatives for improving urban planning and management, without consuming time and resources in collecting field or archived data. The evaluated urban indicators were integrated into a Web-based Information System that was developed for online exploitation. The results for three case studies are therefore available online and can be used by urban planners and stakeholders in supporting their planning decisions.

Keywords: Urban Indicators; Urban Planning; Earth Observation; Web Information System

Cite this paper:
Dimitrios Triantakonstantis, Nektarios Chrysoulakis, Anna Sazonova, Thomas Esch, Christian Feigenwinter, Sebnem Düzgün, Ebwerhard Parlow, Mattia Marconcini, Abraham Tal. On-line Εvaluation of Earth Observation Derived Indicators for Urban Planning and Management. Urban Planning and Design Research, 2015, 3(0), 17-33. doi: 10.14355/updr.2015.03.003.

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