Big Data: Applications for Planning Challenges

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • How to understand advances in big-data analyses and remote sensing
  • How to relate sophisticated tools and complex data to your work 
  • Successful models to develop solutions that guide on-the-ground work

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Confronted with changing climate and shifting populations, cities across the country are struggling with myriad planning challenges. This course showcases advances in big-data analyses and remote sensing that are helping planners to address some of these real-world problems, like siting green-infrastructure projects to maximize benefits, monitoring street trees, and identifying patterns in residential water consumption. Learn how sophisticated tools and complex data have helped planners to develop solutions that guide on-the-ground work.