2.8. Remote Sensing of Urban/Suburban Infrastructure and Socio-Economic Attributes

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. John R. Jensen and
  2. Dave C. Cowen

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch22

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Jensen, J. R. and Cowen, D. C. (2011) Remote Sensing of Urban/Suburban Infrastructure and Socio-Economic Attributes, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • remote sensing of urban/suburban infrastructure - and socio-economic attributes;
  • satellite imaging system developments - augmenting and substituting;
  • urban/suburban attributes - that businesses and public agencies require;
  • urban/suburban temporal considerations;
  • urban/suburban attributes - and minimum remote sensing resolution;
  • relationship between temporal and spatial data requirements;
  • building and cadastral (property line) infrastructure;
  • transportation infrastructure - street centreline spatial data (SCSD);
  • critical environmental area assessment;
  • EOSAT/Space Imaging IKONOS (1999)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Introduction

  • Temporal, spectral and spatial characteristics of urban attributes and remote sensing systems

  • Evaluation of urban/suburban attributes' spatial and temporal requirements and the availability of remote sensing systems to provide such information

  • Observations

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also