With over 8.3 million people, New York City prides itself on being the United States' largest urban center. However, the city's high population and density has a direct impact on planning decisions regarding the use of land, transportation, education, housing and infrastructure development...Dr. Bhaskaran's team and his research have proven that GeoEye's map-accurate, high-resolution IKONOS imagery can be a cost-effective method for determining environmental implications in cities and other urban centers and has significant potential to shape policy and urban agencies' future planning initiatives.
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