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: September 2008; 1(6)

September 2008

The change detection of major dams in Osun State, Nigeria using remote sensing (RS) and GIS techniques

  The assessment of the dynamics of major dams (Ede-Erinle and Eko-Ende reservoirs) in Osun State, Nigeria was investigated using Landsat-TM (1986) and Landsat-ETM+ (2002). The images were processed, interpreted and classified using ILWIS 3.3 software. The results of the study showed a sharp decline in the surface area of the study reservoirs as indicated by per cent of reduction from 1986 to 37.49 and 45.42%...

Author(s): A. Adediji and L. T. Ajibade

September 2008

How can traditional small cities contribute to sustainable development?

  In this article the author intends to examine the relationship between development and population growth, land use and local planning in small cities in Iran. The main local challenges in Iran, such as the overuse of space and natural resources, unsustainable human settlement and the lack of due attention to cultural-historical heritage, are often the results of the imbalance between development and the above...

Author(s): Zohreh Fanni