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Title: Designing urban green infrastructures using open-source data-an example in Çiğli, Izmir (Turkey)
Authors: Salata, Stefano
Erdoğan, Bensu
Ayruş, Bersu
Keywords: Green infrastructure
Urban planning
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Ecosystem services
Issue Date: Sep-2022
Publisher: MDPI
Abstract: The city of Izmir (Turkey) has experienced one of the most rapid and fastest urbanization processes in the last thirty years; more than 33 thousand hectares of agricultural and seminatural land have been transformed into urban areas, leading to a drastic reduction of biodiversity and hard deployments of the ecosystem service supply. In this perspective, the potential definition of methodologies to design multifunctional green infrastructures is extremely important to challenge the effects of climate change. The aim of this study is to propose an easy and replicable methodology to design a Green Infrastructure at the neighbourhood level in one of the most important districts of Izmir: Çiğli. To this end, we combined historical land-use change analysis (based on Urban Atlas, Copernicus Land Monitoring Service) with environmental and ecosystem mapping in a Geographic Information System environment (ESRI ArcMap 10.8.1) while creating a composite layer based on unweighted overlays of Imperviousness, Tree Cover Density, and Habitat Quality. Results were used to design the Green Infrastructure of Çiğli and suggest context-based strategies for urban adaptation, including Nature-Based Solutions for core, edge, and urban links.
URI: https://doi.org/10.3390/urbansci6030042
https://hdl.handle.net/11147/12562
Appears in Collections:City and Regional Planning / Şehir ve Bölge Planlama
WoS İndeksli Yayınlar Koleksiyonu / WoS Indexed Publications Collection

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