Accession Number : ADP001996

Title :   The Use of Satellite Data for Urban Monitoring in the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area,

Corporate Author : INSTITUTO DE PESQUISAS ESPACIAIS SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS (BRAZIL)

Personal Author(s) : Lombardo,M. A. ; Camara,G. ; Pereira,A. E. C. ; Tarifa,J. R.

Report Date : JUN 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Researchers from INPE and USP have been working in monitoring urban Sao Paulo for some time. The main projects involve the monitoring the urban growth and the study of the urban heat island of metropolitan Sao Paulo. In this paper, we describe the two projects, the details of which are discussed in two other papers included in these proceedings. These papers are The Use of Landsat Data to Monitor the Urban Growth of Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area by Niero et al. and Use of Infrared Images in the Delimitation of Sao Paulo's Heat Island by Lombardo et al.

Descriptors :   *Urban areas, Brazil, Heat, Growth(General), Aerial photography, Scientific satellites

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE