Monitoring of Settlement and Open Space Development

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The research group 'Monitoring of Settlement and Open Space Development' investigates and develops methods and tools for the acquisition, mapping, and monitoring of the state of and changes in land use/land cover (LULC) for better describing, measuring and understanding its dynamics. We also develop forecast models for establishing residential land requirements as a driving force in urban and regional development.


Research Topics:

  • Methods for the automated information acquisition from scanned topographic maps, digital spatial base data, and high-resolution remote sensing imagery ... more
  • Indicators ― Development and Calculation Methods: Indicators have become a basis for decision-making in politics and planning. Very high demands are made on ... more
  • Analysis, Assessment, Visualization, and Spatial Data Mining: On the basis of monitoring results in combination with statistical data procedures for analysing and assessing ... more
  • Land Development for Residential Purposes ― Housing and Housing Land Forecast: The demand for housing land has a decisive influence on land use development. The development of ... more
  • Knowledge Transfer and Science-based Advice ... more

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