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: 392

Table of Content: January 2010; 3(1)

January 2010

Galveston Futures: Developing a disaster resilient community

  Galveston Futures is a cooperative venture, involving residents, architectural experts, urban planners and elected leaders, that strives to envision a resilient, sustainable and unified community on Galveston Island by encouraging civic participation in municipal planning. For Galveston's survival, it is essential to tie livability and resilience, especially to coastal disasters, into the concept of...

Author(s): Tanveerul Islam, William Merrell and William Seitz

January 2010

Evaluation of eco-environmental vulnerability in Efon- Alaye using remote sensing and GIS techniques

  This study evaluates the environmental vulnerability of Efon-Alaye located in Ekiti State, Nigeria, which is a typical mountainous region with steep slope and an upland ecosystem. An Integrated Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System approach was used to analyse the environmental vulnerability of the region. Satellite data of the study area for two periods 1986 and 2002 were used for the...

Author(s): C. Enete Ifeanyi, E. N. Adoh and M. O. Alabi