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: 389

Table of Content: 4 March, 2012; 5(5)

March 2012

A new approach for participative urban design: An urban design study of Cumhuriyet urban square in Yozgat Turkey

  The concept of participation has come into prominence in urban planning and urban design since the mid- 1970’s as consciousness of local identity increased. There is a significant body of research on participation related to urban design. Various participation methods, models, and processes have been proposed each based on specific experiences. This article presents a participation method and process...

Author(s):   Okan Murat DEDE, ÇiÄŸdem Belgin DÄ°KMEN and Asım Mustafa AYTEN  

March 2012

Socio-environmental impact of higher institution on host communities

  The socio environmental impact of the higher institution on host community was assessed within the context of the regional development and sustainable development. Geographical information system (GIS) maps were used to obtain land use changes in Ijagun town, Ogun State, Nigeria and structured questionnaire to unravel the social implication between the indigenes and non indigenes in relation to the impact of...

Author(s):   Oke Muritala Olaniyi, Oredipe M. O. and Komolafe B. O.  

March 2012

Morphometric analysis of a highland microwatershed in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya, India: Using remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) techniques

  Morphometric analysis of a highland microwatershed (Wah Umbah) area was carried out using remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) techniques. Detailed drainage map of the area was prepared from the high resolution satellite image and Survey of India (SOI) toposheets which was updated using IRS-1D PAN sharpened LISS-III analog data. Updated drainage maps were used for the drainage...

Author(s):   Kalyanjit Sarmah, L. K. Jha and B. K. Tiwari