Determination of Land Use Effects on Flood Risk by Using Integration of GIS and Remote Sensing

Akar I., Maktav D., Kalkan K., ÖZDEMİR Y.

4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Space Technologies, İstanbul, Turkey, 11 - 13 June 2009, pp.23-24 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/rast.2009.5158202
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.23-24
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The various human activities are one of the main affecting factors on natural disasters. Human effects not suitable for land use potential can cause both physical and moral damages. Yeniciftlik stream basin, located within the boundaries of Beykoz, a suburb of Istanbul in Turkey, has been selected as the study area. It covers an area of 3.66 km(2) of the Yeniciftlik River within the boundaries of the Beykoz district.