Towards an urban atlas: Assessment of spatial data on 25 European cities and urban areas

News Published 30 Jul 2002 Last modified 28 Jun 2016
Environmental issue report No 30

The goal of this report is to disseminate the first results of a research project dedicated to measuring and assessing urban dynamics through the creation of land use databases for 25 cities and urban areas within Europe. A joint publication of the European Environment Agency and the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, the report describes the work developed by the MURBANDY/MOLAND project (Monitoring Urban Dynamics/Monitoring Land Use Changes), with the aim of proposing a methodology for strategic monitoring of the impact of urban development on the environment.

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