This website has been created to present the results of the Master Thesis "Nighttime lights as proxy for the spatial growth of dense urbanized areas" of Nicola Pestalozzi.

The Thesis was written at the ETH Zürich for the Chair of Enterpreneurial Risks, under the supervision of Prof.Didier Sornette and in collaboration with the group of Land Use Engineering, which provided the technical infrastructure and the indispensable GIS-knowhow.

Quick links: Thesis text (PDF, 6Mb)    |    Videos Page    |    Poster A0 (PNG, 19Mb)