Esch et al. published a new exciting article on “Breaking new Ground in Mapping Human Settlements from Space – The Global Urban Footprint”. The publication introduces all details about the methodological framework and product characteristics of DLR’s Global Urban Footprint (GUF) layer released in November 2016. The GUF provides a worldwide record of the human settlement pattern in a so far matchless spatial detail.
Please read the full article at: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1W01w3I9x1RDru
Discover the GUF data via the Urban Thematic Exploitation Platform (U-TEP)