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Estoque, Ronald C.

Works: 2 works in 12 publications in 2 languages and 232 library holdings
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HT384.A78, 306.76095
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Most widely held works by Ronald C Estoque
Urban development in Asia and Africa : geospatial analysis of metropolises( )

11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and German and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book examines the urban growth trends and patterns of various rapidly growing metropolitan regions in developing Asian and African nations from the perspective of geography. State-of-the-art geospatial tools and techniques, including geographic information system/science and remote sensing, were used to facilitate the analysis. In addition to the empirical results, the methodological approaches employed and discussed in this book showcase the potential of geospatial analysis, e.g. land-change modeling for improving our understanding of the trends and patterns of urban growth in Asia and Africa. Furthermore, given the complexity of the urban growth process across the world, issues raised in this book will contribute to the improvement of future geospatial analysis of urban growth in the developing regions. This book is written for researchers, academicians, practitioners, and graduate students. The inclusion of the origin and brief history of each of the selected metropolitan regions, including the analysis of their urban primacy, spatiotemporal patterns of urban land-use changes, driving forces of urban development, and implications for future sustainable development, makes the book an important reference for various related studies
Estimation of built-up and green volume using geospatial techniques: A case study of Surabaya, Indonesia( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Highlights: This study estimates the urban (built-up and green) volume of Surabaya of Indonesia using geospatial techniques. Hot and cold spot analysis was performed on green volume. The total built-up volume was 33.06millionm 3, while the total green volume was 2.82millionm 3 . Hot spots (highly clustered pixels with high green volume) were found in parks and gardens. The results were discussed in the context of sustainable landscape and urban planning. Abstract: Urban indicators are important for communicating relevant information to land planners. Traditionally, the intensity and spatial pattern of urban land use are analyzed laterally using the two-dimensional approach. The availability of geospatial data such as those from remote sensing satellite imageries and digital surface models introduces a third dimension in urban analysis, namely urban volume. Thus, an urban volume indicator is applied to quantify built-up volume and green volume of a big Indonesian city using geospatial techniques, including remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS). Surabaya is selected as a case study since the city has grown significantly in terms of both population and capital investment in this decade. We examined the clustering pattern of low and high green volume by performing hot and cold spot analysis. The results indicate that the average built-up volume reaches 173.05m 3 /pixel, represented by a residential single house of less than 7m in height. The average green volume is 14.74m 3 /pixel, characterized by vegetation of 0.6–1m in height, mostly found in the backyards of houses. The ratio of green volume to built-up volume is small (8.52%, or 0.085m 3 green volume per 1m 3 built-up volume). The Kebun Binatang Surabaya Park has been classified as a hot spot area for green volume (highly clustered pixels with high green volume). The areas classified as cold spots are mostly with low green volume and a scattered/low-clustering pattern. There is a huge imbalance between built-up volume and green volume, the latter being much lower, indicating that there is a need for more green spaces and higher green volume. Overall, this study can be used as a reference for future development initiatives that could help improve living conditions in the city through greening programs in the context of sustainable urban development
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