Intensity of urban sprawl 2000–2006 in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania (above) and Ireland (below)
The areas surrounding the main road transport links were analysed for increase in urban land cover. The intensity of urban sprawl is the percentage of the total area changed that is transformed to points and estimated as density within a search radius of 10 km. The map also shows the main road axes and urban areas
For references, please go to http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/figures/intensity-of-urban-sprawl-200020132006 or scan the QR code.
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