Historical and Future Land-Cover Change in a Municipality of Ghana

@inproceedings{Attua2011HistoricalAF,
  title={Historical and Future Land-Cover Change in a Municipality of Ghana},
  author={Emmanuel Morgan Attua and Joshua B. Fisher},
  year={2011}
}
Urban land-cover change is increasing dramatically in most developing nations. In Africa and in the New Juaben municipality of Ghana in particular, political stability and active socioeconomic progress has pushed the urban frontier into the countryside at the expense of the natural ecosystems at ever-increasing rates. Using Landsat satellite imagery from 1985 to 2003, the study found that the urban core expanded by 10% and the peri-urban areas expanded by 25% over the period. Projecting forward… CONTINUE READING

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