Dynamic GIS models for regional sustainable development

  • Vassilios K. Despotakis
  • Maria Giaoutzi
  • Peter Nijkamp


This chapter gives a new conceptual framework for GIS modelling and offers an empirical modelling application for the Greek Sporades islands. Various spatial and non-spatial simulation experiments focusing on sustainable development of these islands are presented.


Geographical Information System Spatial Modelling Error Source Sustainable Economic Development Regional Sustainable Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vassilios K. Despotakis
    • 1
  • Maria Giaoutzi
    • 1
  • Peter Nijkamp
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeographyNational Technical UniversityGR-AthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsFree UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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