Global Urban Sprawling Map

High-resolution Global Urban Sprawl Projection based on multiple applications of SLEUTH urban growth model (2019)

Yuerong Zhou, Alvin C.G. Varquez, Manabu Kanda

Full publication here.

An annual dataset of global urban sprawl projection with 30 arc-seconds, around 1-km resolution, has been constructed.  Urban sprawling was projected using the SLEUTH urban growth model which utilizes historical annual inputs from 2000 to 2013.

  • Downloading the full global dataset

To access and download the full decadal dataset, follow the following steps:

  1. Open FTP client (e.g. Winscp, Filezilla).
  2. Host: ftp://urbanclimate.tse.ens.titech.ac.jp/GUSPS