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The spatial configuration of land use is an important determinant of many ecological and socioeconomical processes (Lambin et al, 2001). A better understanding of the determinants of the spatial configuration of land use is necessary to assess the impact of possible, future developments on environment, economy, and society at large. Theoretical(More)
Accessibility plays an important role in policymaking, and is a central concept used in a number of scientific disciplines such as transport planning, urban planning, and geography. Traditional evaluations of land-use and transport policy often include the impacts on passenger mobility (mainly car use), accessibility, energy use, and emissions.(More)
Neighbourhood interactions between land use types are often included in the spatially explicit analysis of land use change. Especially in the context of urban growth, neighbourhood interactions are often addressed both in theories for urban development and in dynamic models of (urban) land use change. Neighbourhood interactions are one of the main driving(More)
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