Detect Relationship between Urban Housing Development and Urban Heat Island Dynamic in Hyper-Density Hong Kong by Integrating GIS and RS Techniques
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AbstractUrbanization and aging of society are two converging trends of current demographic changes. The intensified human activities associate with the formation and dynamic of Urban Heat Island (UHI) which is harmful to health. Looking into the correlation between UHI effect and the land surface coverage of everyday spaces is curtail and significant. Aided by spatial analysis and spatial statistic functions based on Geographical Information System (GIS) and data extraction and processing methods enabled by the Remote Sensing (RS) platform, this paper detected the distribution of land surface temperature and traced its changes alongside dynamics of land surface coverage in the selected typical areas of Hong Kong. Findings of this paper will be significant for Hong Kong planners, architects and housing officials to consider when deciding on the next step of Hong Kong urban planning and housing development.
All Author(s) ListJin Yeu Tsou, Xiang Li, Katerina Tsou, Jiahui He, Dongxu Pan
Name of ConferenceThe 25th International Workshop on Intelligent Computing in Engineering
Start Date of Conference10/06/2018
End Date of Conference13/06/2018
Place of ConferenceLausanne, Switzerland
Country/Region of ConferenceSwitzerland
Proceedings TitleAdvanced Computing Strategies for Engineering
Year2018
Month5
Day19
Volume Number1
PublisherSpringer
Place of PublicationLausanne, Switzerland
Pages535 - 553
ISBN978-3-319-91634-7
eISBN978-3-319-91635-4
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsUrban housing, High-density, Hong Kong, Geographical Information System, Remote Sensing

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