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: October 2009; 2(10)

October 2009

Cities, theories and reality

  How can productive cities be created in the face of economic, social, political and environmental mishaps in planning, management and development process? How can cities become more enjoyable, functional and innovative using city management and development theories? Theoretically the paper examines the importance of cities and impact of urbanization and globalization towards competitiveness of cities. The...

Author(s): B. O. Odufuwa, J. Fransen, A. Bongwa and A. Gianoli

October 2009

The acidifying gases emission in CaraÅŸ - Severin county, Romania, in the period of 1997-2006

The harmful effects of air pollutants on human, animal and vegetation are the major reason for efforts to control their sources. During the last decades, research on acidic deposition and analysis of observational data were followed by scientific understanding of the relationships between emissions of precursor gases and deposition of acids or acid-forming substances. CaraÅŸ-Severin County holds many non-renewable...

Author(s): Albulescu Mariana, Turuga Livia and Chiriac Adrian

October 2009

Integrated method to extract information from high and very high resolution RS images for urban planning

  The aim of this research is to propose an integrated methodology for the extraction of information from high and very high resolution satellite images and also to demonstrate how the extracted information can be used for urban area studies. For the information extraction, three different approaches such as interpretation, automatic and artificial intelligence methods are used. As the...

Author(s): D. Amarsaikhan, M. Ganzorig, H. H. Blotevogel, B. Nergui and R. Gantuya

October 2009

Finding the growth rate during formation of South American community of Nations

This article considers computation technique of the growth rate during formation of South American Community of Nations. Found values of growth are compared with the ones previously computed for Mexico and Canada under the formation of NAFTA in 1994, and much higher to the ones observed under formation of the EurAzEC in 2000 and the 2004 EU expansion. The method of computing the rate of growth in cases of economic...

Author(s): R. T. Dalimov and А. Т. Umarov

October 2009

Is cheap oil a poisoned chalice?

The collapse of oil prices by 76% from July 2008 to January 2009 has brought apparent economic relief to both many developed and developing countries around the world. However, this precipitous collapse in price has stalled investment in the oil industry – many maintenance or development projects have been shelved or cancelled completely. So the decline in oil supplies will be even faster...

Author(s): James Leigh