31 January 2016

GIS Land use monitoring and its impact on the growth of East Beirut

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The paper is an experimental study of the evolution of East Beirut area from 2001 to present. A land use database, developed by digitizing building and roads foot prints and providing an unsupervised classification on a series of Google maps images to know the dynamics of regional accessibility and its impacts on the patterns of land use change. The underlying goal of this research is to provide an experiments based on free of charges data applied in open sources GIS and remote sensing softwares of land use monitoring and its impact on urban growth. This goal is pursued by the development of a recent land use map of the study area and building a geo-database that stretches the boundaries of urban modeling along 13 years.

Key words: Land Use, Remote Sensing, Urban growth, Spatial modeling, GIS.

Writer

Dr. Jean Doumit

Dr. Jean Doumit[1], Tania Zgheib[2], Joanna Abboud Semaan2,

Lebanese University, Faculty of letters and human sciences,

Department of Geography



[1]  PhD Geosciences, Lebanese university faculty member, assistant professor department of geography.

[2]  Undergraduate BS student

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