A WOE method for urban growth boundary delineation and its applications to land use planning

Abstract

The aim of this study is to develop a new approach for delineating urban growth boundaries (UGBs) by applying the weight of evidence (WOE) method to land suitability assessments. Rapid urbanization is causing urban areas to encroach on agricultural land in China, posing a threat to national food security. Land use planning with clear delineation of UGBs is… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2015.1091461

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