Project

The relationships between urbanization processes, land use/land cover changes and gully erosion in Northern Ethiopia

Code
01W02413
Duration
01 October 2013 → 30 September 2017
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Fellow
  • Etenat Halefom
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Physical geography and environmental geoscience
  • Social sciences
    • Economic geography
    • Human geography
    • Recreation, leisure and tourism geography
    • Urban and regional geography
    • Other social and economic geography
  • Engineering and technology
    • Communications technology
    • Geomatic engineering
Keywords
remote sensing techniques spatio-temporal landscape change analysis rural livelihood
 
Project description

The aim of this PhD research is to study the relationships between

urbanisation processes the four urban areas in the Tigray region, the land

use/land cover changes and changes in gully systems since the 20the century

and the impact of the communities’ rural livelihood. It will use remote

sensing data and techniques, field surveys, participatory GIS and statistical

analysis.