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Alhaddad, B.I. (author), Burns, M.C. (author), Roca, J. (author)
Urban areas are complicated due to the mix of man-made features and natural features. A higher level of structural information plays an important role in land cover/use classification of urban areas. Additional spatial indicators have to be extracted based on structural analysis in order to understand and identify spatial patterns or the spatial...
conference paper 2011
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Boufidou, E. (author), Commandeur, T.J.F. (author), Nedkov, S.B. (author), Zlatanova, S. (author)
Modern large cities are characterized by a high building concentration, little aeration and lack of green spaces. Such characteristics create an urban climate which is different from the climate outside of cities. An example of an urban climate effect is the so-called Urban Heat Island: cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding rural areas....
conference paper 2011