ISSN:2148-2489

LAND USE CHANGING ON THE AGRICULTURAL AREAS IN TERMS OF URBANIZATION: AN EXAMPLE OF TORBALI DISTRICT (IZ-MIR)


Torbali is located in the southeast of Izmir in Aegean Region and has a surface area of 603 square kilometer. Settlement’s population is 164,981 and population density is 273.6 in 2016. This ratio is more than twice the average of Turkey population density (104 person). There are 60 neighbourhoods in the settlement and fertile agricultural land density (% 59) led to the agricultural population was the front-line. Torbali has become an attractive area for the population due to Izmir-Aydin motorway connection, approximately to Izmir (45 km), rapid development of the industry and fast train connection to the district center. This has also accelerated the development of urban areas on the agricultural areas. This study focus on to the determination of current land use according to the industrialization and intensive migration movements by using different terms satellite image (1990, 2000, 2016) since 1990s and deal with the pressure of urban development on the agricultural areas. The study will help to reach data for the institutions and persons who will work in this field.


Keywords


Torbali, Land Use, Urban Area, Remote Sensing

Author: Raziye ÇAKICIOĞLU OBAN - - Hasan ÇUKUR - Hediye Arzu GÖKÇE GÜNDÜZOĞLU
Number of pages: 1-13
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16992/ASOS.15094
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The Journal of Academic Social Sciences
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