Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 391

Full Length Research Paper

Monitoring the urban growth of Debre Markos Town (1984-2012), Ethiopia: Using satellite images and GPS

Abebaw Andarge
  • Abebaw Andarge
  • Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Debre Markos University, College of Social Science and Humanities, P. O. Box 269, Debre Markos, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 25 October 2015
  •  Accepted: 02 December 2015
  •  Published: 30 April 2017


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