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Urban Studies Research
Volume 2016, Article ID 4673019, 9 pages
Research Article

Analysis of Akure Urban Land Use Change Detection from Remote Imagery Perspective

1Department of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, PMB 704, Akure, Nigeria
2Department of Geography and Planning Science, Faculty of the Social Sciences, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria

Received 17 November 2015; Accepted 27 December 2015

Academic Editor: Thomas Panagopoulos

Copyright © 2016 Julius Oluranti Owoeye and Oyewole Amos Ibitoye. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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