The Use of Remote Sensing and Landscape Metrics to Describe Structures and Changes in Urban Land Uses

  title={The Use of Remote Sensing and Landscape Metrics to Describe Structures and Changes in Urban Land Uses},
  author={Martin Herold and Joseph Scepan and Keith C. Clarke},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  pages={1443 - 1458}
Remote sensing technology has great potential for acquisition of detailed and accurate land-use information for management and planning of urban regions. However, the determination of land-use data with high geometric and thematic accuracy is generally limited by the availability of adequate remote sensing data, in terms of spatial and temporal resolution, and digital image analysis techniques. This study introduces a methodology using information on image spatial form—landscape metrics—to… 

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