Session 67 – Forecasting urbanization: Population and land dimensions

 

Session Abstract

This session encompassed research on spatially-explicit future population estimations, with a particular focus on the integration of population models with land-use/land-cover models. It brought together researchers from land-use change and population modelling in an effort to better understand future population growth in urban environments.

Keywords: population, forecasting, land use/land cover

 

Organizers

Carson Farmer, Hunter College – City University of New York, New York, NY, USA

Peter Marcotullio, Hunter College – City University of New York, New York, NY, USA

 

Presenters

Jun Li, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Presentation Title: Urban population change and its implications for energy demand and carbon emissions in China: an integrated analysis


Inci Güneralp, Burak Güneralp, Ying Liu, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Presentation Title: Changing global patterns of urban exposure to flood and drought hazards


Carson Farmer, Peter Marcotullio, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA

Presentation Title: Generalized agent-based model for urbanization projections to the year 2100

 

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