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Sustainable transport planning using GIS and remote sensing: an integrated approach
Author(s): Marios D. Giorgoudis; Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis; Yoram Shiftan
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Paper Abstract

The main advantage of using GIS is its ability to access and analyze spatially distributed data. The applications of GIS to transportation can be viewed as involving either on data retrieval; data integrator; or data analysis. The use of remote sensing can assist the retrieval of land use changes. Indeed, the integration of GIS and remote sensing will be used to fill the gap in the smart transport planning. A four step research is going to be done in order to try to integrate the usage of GIS and remote sensing to sustainable transport planning. The proposed research will be held in the city of Limassol, Cyprus. The data that are going to be used are data that are going to be collected through questionnaires, and other available data from the Cyprus Public Works Department and from the Remote Sensing Laboratory and Geo-Environment Research Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology. Overall, statistical analysis and market segmentation of data will be done, the land usage will be examined, and a scenario building on mode choice will be held. This paper presents an overview of the methodology that will be adopted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 August 2014
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9229, Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2014), 92291T (12 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2077752
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Marios D. Giorgoudis, Cyprus Univ. of Technology (Cyprus)
Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis, Cyprus Univ. of Technology (Cyprus)
Yoram Shiftan, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9229:
Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of the Environment (RSCy2014)
Diofantos G. Hadjimitsis; Kyriacos Themistocleous; Silas Michaelides; Giorgos Papadavid, Editor(s)

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