Analyzing Population and Land Use Change: Selected Case Studies of Indian Metropolitan Cities

Author:   Ankit Sikarwar ,  Aparajita Chattopadhyay
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   1st ed. 2020
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9789811550355


Pages:   68
Publication Date:   01 May 2020
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Author:   Ankit Sikarwar ,  Aparajita Chattopadhyay
Publisher:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Imprint:   Springer Verlag, Singapore
Edition:   1st ed. 2020
Weight:   0.186kg
ISBN:  

9789811550355


ISBN 10:   9811550352
Pages:   68
Publication Date:   01 May 2020
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
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Chapter 1: Introduction 1.1: Population, land use/cover and environment: Concerns of the metropolis 1.2: Indian context 1.3: Review of related studies in India 1.4: Innovations in our approach 1.5: Overview of the study area 1.6: References Chapter 2: Data sources and methodology 2.1: Census data 2.2: Satellite data 2.3: Data from Central Pollution Control Board 2.4: Limitations of data 2.5: Methods and techniques: Remote sensing and GIS Chapter 3: Population dynamics in seven cities 3.1: Historical trends and patterns of population change in cities 3.2: Change in total population and growth rates 3.3: Change in total number of households 3.4: Change in migrant population 3.5: Change in population live in slums 3.6: Change in population density 3.7: Conclusion 3.8. References Chapter 4: Land use/cover (LULC) change in seven cities 4.1: Drivers of land use change in Indian cities 4.2: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Delhi 4.3: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Mumbai 4.4: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Kolkata 4.5: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Bangalore 4.6: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Chennai 4.7: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Hyderabad 4.8: Spatio-temporal pattern of land use change in Ahmedabad 4.9: Comparison of land use changes in the cities 4.10: Conclusion Chapter 5: Environmental challenges in seven cities: 5.1: Key environmental challenges in Indian cities 5.2: Variability in temperature and rainfall 5.3: Air quality assessment 5.3.1: Details of selected air pollutants 5.3.2: National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQs) 5.3.3: Levels of selected Air pollutants in the cities 5.4: Water quality in the rivers of selected cities 5.4.1: LULC change in the proximity of the selected rivers 5.4.2: Changes in selected parameters of river water 5.4.3: Details of the selected water quality parameters 5.4.4: CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) standards for the selected water quality parameters 5.4.5: Levels of the water quality parameters for the selected rivers 5.5: Conclusion Chapter 6: Summary and conclusion: 6.1: Association between built-up land and total population using best fit trend lines for the cities 6.2: Relationship between built-up land and migration in the cities 6.3: Policy implications and future perspectives

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Ankit Sikarwar is a senior research fellow at the International Institute for Population Sciences in Mumbai, India. His work mainly focuses on land alterations and urban issues in cities, and their links with population dynamics, as well as their impact on the environment. Prior to his Ph.D., Ankit analyzed urban land use changes in Indian cities during his M.Phil. and Master of Population Studies courses. He also holds an M.Sc. in Geography from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in India. He has completed short training courses run by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Ahmedabad, and the Geo-informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA). He has presented his research on population and land dynamics at various national and international conferences, such as the Population Association of America Conference, 2017, Chicago, USA; Asian Population Association Conference, 2018, Shanghai, China; and Open Science Meeting 2019, Bern, Switzerland. Aparajita Chattopadhyay is has been a faculty member at the International Institute for Population Sciences and the Banaras Hindu University for almost two decades. She has been involved in a number of well-known research projects and publications, and she has received various awards and grants for demographic and population-related research from respected universities and organizations like the University of Calcutta, International Institute for Population Sciences, Indian Association for the Study of Population, University of Karachi, in India, and the University of Harvard, and RAND corporation in the USA. Her areas of interest include gender issues, environment and development, and nutrition and aging.

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