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Title Global mapping of human settlement : experiences, datasets, and prospects / edited by Paolo Gamba and Martin Herold.

Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  304.20223 GLOB    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvii, 364 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
4 3/4 in.
Series Taylor & Francis series in remote sensing applications.
Taylor & Francis series in remote sensing applications.
Notes Includes CD-ROM.
Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Global urban issues : a primer / Karen C. Seto -- Some recommendations for global efforts in urban monitoring and assessments from remote sensing / Martin Herold -- A methodology to quantify built-up structures from optical VHR imagery / Martino Pesaresi and Daniele Ehrlich -- The color of cities : an overview of urban spectral diversity / Christopher Small -- A new map of global urban extent from MODIS remote sensing data based on an urban ecoregion approach / Annemarie Schneider, Mark A. Friedl, and David Potere -- Global urban mapping based on nighttime lights / Christopher D. Elvidge ... [et al.] -- More than a name : why is global urban population mapping a GRUMPy proposition? / Deborah Balk -- The Africover and PMUR datasets and the challenge of human settlement mapping in Africa / John Latham ... [et al.] -- The urban environmental monitoring/100 cities project : legacy of the first phase and next steps / Elizabeth A. Wentz ... [et al.] -- Megacities : hints for risk management using EO data / Hannes Taubenböck, Achim Roth, and Stefan Dech -- Improving urban monitoring toward a European urban atlas / Frank M. Seifert -- Semantic characterization of human settlement areas : critical issues to be considered / Louisa J.M. Jansen -- Comparison of global urban maps / David Potere and Annemarie Schneider -- The role of SAR sensors / Fabio Dell'Acqua -- Future EO sensors of relevance : integrated perspective for global urban monitoring / Manfred Ehlers -- Methods and challenges for using high-temporal resolution data to monitor urban growth / Alexandre Boucher and Karen C. Seto.
Other author Gamba, Paolo.
Herold, Martin.
Subject Human settlements.
Human geography.
Human beings -- Migrations.
Rural-urban migration.
Remote sensing.
Aerial photography.
World maps, Physical.
Comparative maps.
Standard Number 2905389
ISBN 9781420083392 (alk. paper)
1420083392 (alk. paper)