Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 395

Table of Content: April-June, 2024; 17(2)

May 2024

Spatial distribution of Chinese churches in the early 21st century

The development of Christianity in China has garnered significant interest from scholars across various disciplines, including religion, sociology, economics, and political science. This paper examines the spatial distribution of Chinese churches in the early 21st century using 10,579 samples collected from WebGIS. Two methods for analyzing spatial patterns, kernel density estimation, and spatial autocorrelation, are...

Author(s): Kun Zhang and Songlin Zhang

May 2024

Sentinel-2 visible and near-infrared reflectance signature data for mapping potential geolocations of curb cuts in Hillsborough County, Florida

A curb cut is a ramp that connects the sidewalk to a street crossing, thereby making it accessible for physically disabled pedestrians. Initially, ArcGIS Pro and machine learning algorithms in Python was utilized to classify a dataset of curb cut spectral signatures, leveraging Sentinel-2 imagery with a 10-m resolution. Initially, multispectral visible and near-infrared (NIR) Sentinel-2 sensors, along with machine...

Author(s): Heather McDonald, Namit Choudhari, Kayleigh Murray, Leomar White, Brooke Yost, Joseph Bohn and Benjamin Jacob

June 2024

Analysis of land use and land cover change in Rusinga Island, Kenya

Sustainable land restoration requires a powerful and adaptable system that is able to capture local community views in decision making process. Participatory GIS was employed in analyzing LULCC in Rusinga Island. Data were collected in Rusinga West and Rusinga East location. Resource mapping exercise was undertaken during FGDs consisting of 12 members per location with good knowledge of LULCC. The participant...

Author(s): Samuel Enock Wekesa, Stephen M. Mureithi and Oliver Vivian Wasonga