Robert J. Corner, Ashraf M. Dewan (auth.), Ashraf Dewan,'s Dhaka Megacity: Geospatial Perspectives on Urbanisation, PDF

By Robert J. Corner, Ashraf M. Dewan (auth.), Ashraf Dewan, Robert Corner (eds.)

ISBN-10: 940076734X

ISBN-13: 9789400767348

ISBN-10: 9400767358

ISBN-13: 9789400767355

The e-book Dhaka Megacity: Geospatial views on Urbanisation, setting and Health provides using geospatial ideas to handle a few environmental matters, together with land use swap, climatic variability, city sprawl, inhabitants density modelling, flooding, environmental overall healthiness, water caliber, strength assets, city development modelling, infectious illnesses and the standard of existence. even though the paintings is concentrated at the Megacity of Dhaka in Bangladesh, the recommendations and strategies which are used to investigate those concerns can be used in the other components the place quick inhabitants development coupled with unplanned urbanization is resulting in environmental degradation.

The publication comes in handy for individuals operating within the quarter of Geospatial technological know-how, city Geography, Environmental administration and foreign improvement. because the chapters within the booklet hide a number environmental concerns, this booklet describes beneficial instruments for supporting trained determination making, rather in constructing countries.

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Nat Hazards 48(1):115–135 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (2005) The study on solid waste management in Dhaka city, Clean Master Plan, Final report, JICA, Dhaka Kamal ASMM, Midorikawa S (2004) GIS-based geomorphological mapping using remote sensing data and supplementary geoinformation: A case study of the Dhaka city area, Bangladesh. Int J Appl Earth Obs Geoinf 6(2):111–125 1 Introduction 21 Karn SK, Harada H (2001) Surface water pollution in three urban territories of Nepal, India and Bangladesh.

J. M. Dewan The establishment of the municipality in Dhaka can be traced back to 1830. At that time, it was known as the ‘Dhaka Committee’ and later renamed to Dhaka Municipality in 1864 (Rizvi 1969). After independence, Dhaka Municipality was replaced with Dhaka Pourashava under the Bangladesh Local Council and the Municipal Order of 1972, which was subsequently upgraded to Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) in 1991 (Banglapedia 2006; Ahmed 1986). The historical background to the development of Dhaka Megacity is provided in the next chapter (see Chap.

HTM. Accessed 5 June 2011 Begum A (2007) Urban housing as an issue of redistribution through planning? The case of Dhaka city. 2 and PM10 concentrations in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sci Total Environ 358(1–3):36–45 Begum BA, Biswas SK, Nasiruddin M (2010) Trend and spatial distribution of air particulate matter pollution in Dhaka city. J Bangladesh Acad Sci 34(1):33–48 Begum BA, Biswas SK, Hopke PK (2011) Key issues in controlling air pollutants in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Atmos Environ 45(40):7705–7713 BNBC (1993) Bangladesh national building code.

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