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: 390

Table of Content: February 2009; 2(2)

February 2009

Assessment of urban heat island and possible adaptations in Enugu urban using landsat-ETM

  Urban heat Island (UHI) is the name given to the characteristic warmth of both the atmosphere and the lithosphere in cities (urban) compared to their rural (non-urbanized) surroundings. This study investi-gates the application of Landsat-ETM in the study of UHI. The study employed the normalized difference method to estimate Land Surface temperature (LST). The research assessed the...

Author(s): Adinna E. N., Enete Ifeanyi Christian and Arch. Tony Okolie

February 2009

Managing efficiency of an urban road toward better transport system

  Increased traffic volume introduces congestion on road affecting efficiency of road. Efficiency assessment could be defined as the comparison between current status of roads in terms of road capacity, traffic volume, geometric design, etc. and standard of roads prescribed for well-functioning of roads. A new Bridge on Rupsha River causes increased traffic on the study road. The study road is a link road...

Author(s): Ripan Debnath and Mohammed Shariful Islam