Global urban growth between 1870 and 2100 from integrated high resolution mapped data and urban dynamic modeling

@article{Li2021GlobalUG,
  title={Global urban growth between 1870 and 2100 from integrated high resolution mapped data and urban dynamic modeling},
  author={Xuecao Li and Yuyu Zhou and Mohamad I. Hejazi and Marshall A Wise and Chris R. Vernon and Gokul C. Iyer and Wei Chen},
  journal={Communications Earth \& Environment},
  year={2021},
  volume={2}
}
Long term, global records of urban extent can help evaluate environmental impacts of anthropogenic activities. Remotely sensed observations can provide insights into historical urban dynamics, but only during the satellite era. Here, we develop a 1 km resolution global dataset of annual urban dynamics between 1870 and 2100 using an urban cellular automata model trained on satellite observations of urban extent between 1992 and 2013. Hindcast (1870–1990) and projected (2020–2100) urban dynamics… 

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