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Earth Institute Research Projects

Mega Urban Changes and Impacts in the Decade of the 2000s

Lead PI: Dr. Christopher Small

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

November 2012 - July 2017
Inactive
Global
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: To support the urban growth project Small will conduct multi-temporal spatial analyses of night light imagery and multi-temporal spatial analyses of land cover changes using Landsat and Aster imagery for focus area.

SPONSOR:

Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

National Aeronautics & Space Administration

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$115,218

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology

KEYWORDS

urban impacts aster landsat urban growth spatial analysis urbanization night light imagery