the paper examines the state of the sustainability and the urban sprawl phenomenon of an algerian oasis city. the purpose is to analyse sustainability and sprawl in M’zab valley trough measuring its impact on teh environment by using indicators. the work consists of three parts: analysis of the urbanization process of M’zab valley and identification of sprawl impacts trough a cause-effect structure from literature investigation, a brief overview of sprawl land impact indicators in orderr to define the analysis framework and to choose the appropriate indicators to apply to our study case; finally, calculation of the land resource consumption indicator by measuring the land use change area amounts from 1968 to 1997 in M’zab valley using GIS

An analysis of sustainability and urban sprawl in an Algerian oasis city

RIZZI, Paola
2005

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the paper examines the state of the sustainability and the urban sprawl phenomenon of an algerian oasis city. the purpose is to analyse sustainability and sprawl in M’zab valley trough measuring its impact on teh environment by using indicators. the work consists of three parts: analysis of the urbanization process of M’zab valley and identification of sprawl impacts trough a cause-effect structure from literature investigation, a brief overview of sprawl land impact indicators in orderr to define the analysis framework and to choose the appropriate indicators to apply to our study case; finally, calculation of the land resource consumption indicator by measuring the land use change area amounts from 1968 to 1997 in M’zab valley using GIS
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