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: 386

Table of Content: April 2016; 9(4)

April 2016

Impact of urbanization on the morphology of Motoine/Ngong River Channel, Nairobi River basin, Kenya

The geomorphic response of a stream to urbanization is a common interruption to the channel geometry equilibrium with dire consequences of sedimentation of reservoirs, mass wasting processes and water quality deterioration. The channel morphology was investigated with respect to deforestation, an increase in built-up surfaces and bank instability within the Motoine/Ngong River sub-catchment of the Nairobi River Basin in...

Author(s): George Okoye Krhoda and Alice Monene Kwambuka

April 2016

Land-use suitability analysis for urban development in Regional Victoria: A case study of Bendigo

Selection of suitable areas for urban development is a complex process and needs many diverse indications on the basis of which decision may be assumed. The aim of this study is to examine the GIS-based land-use suitability analysis and its application in urban planning decision making, using Bendigo, a regional city in Victoria as a case study.  The objective of this study is to provide evidence-based solutions to...

Author(s): Siqing Chen