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Javier Martinez graduated as an architect from the Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Design (Universidad Nacional de Rosario) in Rosario, Argentina. In 1998, he graduated at ITC with an MSc degree in geo-information for urban planning (with distinction). Between 1999 and 2001, he worked in the Strategic Plan Rosario office (PER). In September 2001, he joined the PhD programme of the Netherlands Graduate School of Housing and Urban Research (Nethur) at the Urban and Regional research centre Utrecht (URU), Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University. At Utrecht, he worked under the auspices of the PhD Pilot Programme of Utrecht University and the Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF). He received his PhD from the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University in September 2005.

Javier is now Assistant Professor at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Management at ITC. From the University of Twente he holds a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ/BKO). His research interests are social and urban indicators, quality of life, community quality of life monitoring, poverty, inequality mapping and GIS-based indicators development.

From 2010-until November 2014 he was Co-Coordinator of the Network-Association of European Researchers on Urbanization in the South (N-AERUS). Since 2017, he is member of the board of directors of the International Society of Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS).

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Research Output 2000 2018

A Collaborative Planning Framework to Support Sustainable Development: The Case of Municipal Housing in Guatemala City

Morales, J. A., Flacke, J. & Martinez, J. A., 2018, GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective. van Maarseveen, M. F. A. M., Martinez, J. A. & Flacke, J. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 29-44

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Open Access

An Exploration of Environmental Quality in the context of Multiple Deprivations: The Case of Kalyan-Dombivli, India

Mishra, S., Kuffer, M., Martinez, J. A. & Pfeffer, K., 2018, GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective. van Maarseveen, M. F. A. M., Martinez, J. A. & Flacke, J. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 45-62

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Open Access
1 Citations

Application of the trajectory error matrix for assessing the temporal transferability of OBIA for slum detection

Pratomo, J., Kuffer, M., Kohli, D. & Martinez, J. A., 1 Jan 2018, In : European journal of remote sensing. 51, 1, p. 838-849 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

trajectory
Trajectories
Trajectory
matrix
Monitoring

Children's Perception of Their City Centre: A Qualitative GIS Methodological Investigation in a Dutch City

AlArasi, H., Martinez, J. A. & Amer, S., 2018, GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective. van Maarseveen, M. F. A. M., Martinez, J. A. & Flacke, J. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 163-182

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Open Access

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective

van Maarseveen, M. F. A. M., Martinez, J. A. & Flacke, J., 2018, GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management: A Global Perspective. van Maarseveen, M. F. A. M., Martinez, J. A. & Flacke, J. (eds.). Boca Raton: CRC Press, p. 1-8

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Prizes

indicator research
social indicators
Ethiopia
quality of life