Friday, August 6, 2010

Mapping Urban Features from IKONOS Satellite Data in New York City Case Study on GeoEye Site

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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