ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-4/W1, 111-116, 2016
http://www.isprs-ann-photogramm-remote-sens-spatial-inf-sci.net/IV-4-W1/111/2016/
doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-4-W1-111-2016
 
05 Sep 2016
SERVICE AREAS OF LOCAL URBAN GREEN SPACES: AN EXPLORATIVE APPROACH IN ARROIOS, LISBON
R. Figueiredo1, A. B. Gonçalves1,2, and I. L. Ramos1,3 1Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
2CERIS-ICIST, DECivil/IST, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
3CERIS-CESUR, DECivil/IST, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Keywords: Service Area, Local Urban Green Spaces, Attractiveness, Accessibility, Walkability, GIS Abstract. The identification of service areas of urban green spaces and areas with lack of these is increasingly necessary within city planning and management, as it translates into important indicators for the assessment of quality of life. In this setting, it is important to evaluate the attractiveness and accessibility dynamics through a set of attributes, taking into account the local reality of the territory under study. This work presents an operational methodology associated with these dynamics in local urban green spaces, assisting in the planning and management of this type of facilities. The methodology is supported firstly on questionnaire surveys and then on network analysis, processing spatial data in a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) environment. In the case study, two local green spaces in Lisbon were selected, on a local perspective explorative approach. Through field data, it was possible to identify service areas for both spaces, and compare the results with references in the literature. It was also possible to recognise areas with lack of these spaces. The difficulty to evaluate the dynamics of real individuals in their choices of urban green spaces and the respective route is a major challenge to the application of the methodology. In this sense it becomes imperative to develop different instruments and adapt them to other types of urban green spaces.
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Citation: Figueiredo, R., Gonçalves, A. B., and Ramos, I. L.: SERVICE AREAS OF LOCAL URBAN GREEN SPACES: AN EXPLORATIVE APPROACH IN ARROIOS, LISBON, ISPRS Ann. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., IV-4/W1, 111-116, doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-IV-4-W1-111-2016, 2016.

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