How dynamic are slums? EO-based assessment of Kibera’s morphologic transformation

@article{Kraff2019HowDA,
  title={How dynamic are slums? EO-based assessment of Kibera’s morphologic transformation},
  author={N. J. Kraff and H. Taubenb{\"o}ck and M. Wurm},
  journal={2019 Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE)},
  year={2019},
  pages={1-4}
}
  • N. J. Kraff, H. Taubenböck, M. Wurm
  • Published 2019
  • Geography, Computer Science
  • 2019 Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE)
  • Urban morphologies change over time. The dynamics and nature of morphological changes in informal settlements or slums have largely not been scientifically investigated. Consequently, it is necessary to fill the gap of the international demand for timeline analysis. In this work, earth observation (EO) is used to discover morphologic changes within eight years (2006-2014) in Nairobi’s major slum Kibera. Research mostly handles automated detection but in this study the classical visual image… CONTINUE READING
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