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Spatial analysis of rural land developmentAuthor(s): Seong-Hoon Cho; David H. Newman
Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Vol. 7: 732-744
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThis article examines patterns of rural land development and density using spatial econometric models with the application of Geographical Information System (GIS). The cluster patterns of both development and high-density development indicate that the spatially continuous expansions of development and high-density development exist in relatively remote rural areas. The results also revealed that a closer distance to roads, a closer distance to cities, greater access to streams and rivers, higher elevations, and greater proportions of flat area are valued highly in rural land development.
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CitationCho, Seong-Hoon; Newman, David H. 2005. Spatial analysis of rural land development. Forest Policy and Economics, Vol. 7: 732-744
KeywordsSpatial, cluster, GIS, development, density, rural
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