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A multi-scale urban analysis of the Hyderabad metropolitan area using remote sensing and GIS

Taubenböck, Hannes and Pengler, Isabelle and Schwaiger, Bärbel and Cypra, Sonja and Hiete, Michael and Roth, Achim (2007) A multi-scale urban analysis of the Hyderabad metropolitan area using remote sensing and GIS. In: URS/URBAN Conference, CD-ROM. Urban Remote Sensing Joint Event, 2007-04-11 - 2007-04-13, Paris, France.

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Abstract

Hyderabad in India is a sprawling metropolis and an incipient megacity facing structural, environmental, social and economic problems. An interdisciplinary research approach provides a holistic perspective on the urban characteristics to develop strategies for a more sustainable future. Thus, a multi-scale analysis of the urban area by remote sensing provides up-to-date data of the urban morphology. An overview analysis with a time series of Landsat data shows the dynamic growth of the urban area, its direction as well as the current spatial extension. QickBird data enable a highly detailed analysis of the structural characteristics of specific neighborhoods. These data provide the spatial basis within the GIS database complemented by further information from the city administration (e.g. population data, land use data) and finally detailed data from surveys. The combination of various perspectives of temporal and spatial urban characteristics can be used by different disciplines. This enables a value-added and more holistic view to understand urban workflows and their dependencies.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:A multi-scale urban analysis of the Hyderabad metropolitan area using remote sensing and GIS
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Taubenböck, HannesUNSPECIFIED
Pengler, IsabelleUNSPECIFIED
Schwaiger, BärbelEuropean Institute for Energy Research (EIfER)
Cypra, SonjaFrench-German Institute for Environmental Research (DFIU/IFARE)
Hiete, MichaelFrench-German Institute for Environmental Research (DFIU/IFARE)
Roth, AchimUNSPECIFIED
Date:11 April 2007
Journal or Publication Title:URS/URBAN Conference
Refereed publication:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:CD-ROM
Status:Published
Keywords:Landsat, Hyderabad, Sustainable urban planning, GIS, Quickbird
Event Title:Urban Remote Sensing Joint Event
Event Location:Paris, France
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2007-04-11 - 2007-04-13
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Geowissenschaftl. Fernerkundungs- und GIS-Verfahren (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:German Remote Sensing Data Center > Environment and Security > Environment and Geoinformation
Deposited By: Dr. Hannes Taubenböck
Deposited On:07 May 2007
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 13:39

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