TOPOI urban rural settlement types, version 1.0

Vanessa Miriam Carlow, Olaf Mumm, Dirk Neumann, Maycon Sedrez, Ryan Zeringue

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Based on eleven indicators, thirteen TOPOI, here understood as settlement types of similar characteristics, were found in two exemplary study regions in Lower Saxony, Germany revea-ling new insights into the interrelation of settlement units in an urban-rural context. The data is provided as a file geodata-base (.gdb) including two components, a file geodatabase table and a file geodatabase feature class. File geodatabase feature class contains shapes of the settlement units, the table cont-ains the classification in settlement types with the correspon-ding indicator values.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBraunschweig
PublisherInstitute for Sustainable Urbanism
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • classification of settlement types
  • geospatial analysis
  • Lower Saxony
  • urban-rural linkages


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