Thematic session: Applying Geospatial Analysis Tools and Metrics for Urban Development Monitoring

Chairperson: Maik Netzband

Advanced extraction of spatial information from high resolution satellite data       

Tomas Pour (1), Jaroslav Burian (1), Maik Netzband (2)

(1) Department of Geoinformatics, Palacky University in Olomouc

(2) Institute of Geography, Ruhr-University Bochum


Combining remote sensing and landscape metrics for urban development to monitor urban spatial variation: Examples from growing and shrinking regions        

Maik Netzband, Ruhr-University Bochum


Patterns of population distribution and urban land use: A comprehensive indicator analysis of European cities  

Cheng Guo, Nina Schwarz, Carsten Buchmann, Computational Landscape Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ


Dasymetric mapping as a tool to assess the spatial distribution of population in the Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia: Methodology and implementation procedures

Amer Althubaity, Mohsen Dhieb, Mohamed Hafed Hamza, Department of Geography and GIS, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, King Abdulaziz University


Spatial analysis of urban growth patterns using remote sensing and landscape metrics: A case study in Beijing Metropolitan Area     

Xiaojun Yang (1), Libin Zhou (2), Liding Chen (3)

(1) Department of Geography, Florida State University

(2) Thomson Reuters Lanworth

(3) Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences