Mapping and Forecasting Land Use
  • Release Date : 15 September 2021
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0323909477
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Download or read book entitled Mapping and Forecasting Land Use by author: Paulo Pereira which was release on 15 September 2021 and published by Elsevier with total page 400 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Mapping and Forecasting Land Use: The Present and Future of Planning is a comprehensive reference on the use of technologies to map land use, focusing on GIS and remote sensing applications and methodologies for land use monitoring. The book addresses transversal topics such as urbanization, biodiversity loss, climate change, ecosystem services, and participatory planning, with pros and cons of a variety of aerial technologies in mapping and land use. The book has specifically been developed with a multidisciplinary approach in mind and provides opinions and evidence from leading researchers working in academic institutions across the globe. The second half of the book moves from theory and research advancement into case studies, compiling global examples to provide real-world context and evidence of the techniques and applications. Mapping and Forecasting Land Use: The Present and Future of Planning is a useful guide for graduates, academics and researchers in the fields of geography, geographic information science and land use science, who want to effectively apply GIS and remote sensing capabilities to mapping or wider land studies. Researchers in Geosciences, Environmental Science and Agriculture will also find this of value in utilizing 21st century technologies to their field. Provides a guide to land use mapping technologies including GIS and remote sensing Covers a wide field of interdisciplinary subjects related to GIS applications in land use Approaches the theory and current research in the first half of the book, then focuses on global case studies in the second half