Publications

Recent

Urban Food Systems: How Regionalization Can Contribute to Climate Change Mitigation
Pradhan P, Kriewald S, Costa L, Rybski D, Benton TG, Fischer G, Kropp JP
Environ. Sci. Technol.
54 (17): 10551-10560 2020
10.1021/acs.est.0c02739

On the influence of density and morphology on the Urban Heat Island intensity
Li Y, Schubert S, Kropp JP, Rybski D
Nat. Commun.
11: 2647 2020
10.1038/s41467-020-16461-9


Spotlights

Laws of Population Growth
Rozenfeld HD, Rybski D, Andrade Jr. JS, Batty M, Stanley HE, Makse HA
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
105 (48): 18702-18707, 2008

Effects of changing population or density on urban carbon dioxide emissions
Ribeiro, HV and Rybski, D and Kropp, JP
Nat. Commun.
10: 3204, 2019
10.1038/s41467-019-11184-y


Further reading

The Interpretation of Urban Scaling Analysis in Time
Bettencourt LMA, Yang VC, Lobo J, Kempes CP, Rybski D, Hamilton MJ
J. R. Soc. Interface
17 (63): 20190846, 2020
10.1098/rsif.2019.0846

Relating SDG11 indicators and urban scaling - an exploratory study
Akuraju V, Pradhan P, Haase D, Kropp JP, Rybski D
Sustain. Cities Soc.
52: 101853, 2020
10.1016/j.scs.2019.101853


Settlement percolation: A study of building connectivity and poles of inaccessibility
Behnisch M, Schorcht M, Kriewald S, Rybski D
Landscape Urban Plan.
191: 103631, 2019
10.1016/j.landurbplan.2019.103631

Urban scaling laws
Rybski D, Arcaute E, Batty M
Environ. Plan. B
46 (9): 1605-1610, 2019
10.1177/2399808319886125

Urban emission scaling - Research insights and a way forward
Gudipudi R, Rybski D, Lüdeke MKB, Kropp JP
Environ. Plan. B
46 (9): 1678-1683, 2019
10.1177/2399808319825867

The efficient, the intensive, and the productive: Insights from urban Kaya scaling
Gudipudi R, Rybski D, Lüdeke MKB, Zhou B, Liu Z, Kropp JP
Appl. Energ.
239: 155-162, 2019
10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.11.054


Damage and protection cost curves for coastal floods within the 600 largest European cities
Prahl BF, Boettle M, Costa L, Kropp JP, Rybski D
Sci. Data (pangaea)
5: 180034, 2018
10.1038/sdata.2018.34

Benchmarking urban eco-efficiency and urbanites' perception
Gudipudi R, Lüdeke MKB, Rybski D, Kropp JP
Cities
74: 109-118, 2018
doi:10.1016/j.cities.2017.11.009


Comment on 'High-income does not protect against hurricane losses'
Rybski D, Prahl BF, Kropp JP
Environ. Res. Lett.
12 (9): 098001, 2017
10.1088/1748-9326/aa88d8

The role of city size and urban form in the surface urban heat island
Zhou B, Rybski D, Kropp JP
Sci. Rep.
7(1): 4791, 2017
doi:10.1038/s41598-017-04242-2

Costs of sea dikes - regressions and uncertainty estimates
Lenk S, Rybski D, Heidrich O, Dawson RJ, Kropp JP
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci.
17(5): 765-779, 2017
10.5194/nhess-17-765-2017

Cities as nuclei of sustainability?
Rybski D, Reusser DE, Winz AL, Fichtner C, Sterzel T, Kropp JP
Environ. Plan. A
44(3): 425-440, 2017
10.1177/0265813516638340


The size distribution, scaling properties and spatial organization of urban clusters: a global and regional percolation perspective
Fluschnik T, Kriewald S, Ros AGC, Zhou B, Reusser RE, Kropp JP, Rybski D
Int. J. Geo-Inf.
5(7): 110, 2016
10.3390/ijgi5070110

Damage functions for climate-related hazards: unification and uncertainty analysis
Prahl BF, Rybski D, Boettle M, Kropp JP
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci.
16 (5): 1189-1203, 2016
10.5194/nhess-16-1189-2016

Quantifying the effect of sea level rise and flood defence - a point process perspective on coastal flood damage
Boettle M, Rybski D, Kropp JP
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci.
16 (2): 559-576, 2016
10.5194/nhess-16-559-2016

Assessing Seasonality in the Surface Urban Heat Island of London
Zhou B, Lauwaet D, Hooyberghs H, De Ridder K, Kropp JP, Rybski D
J. Appl. Meteorol. Clim.
55 (3): 493-505, 2016
10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0041.1


Comparison of storm damage functions and their performance
Prahl BF, Rybski D, Burghoff O, Kropp JP
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci.
15 (4): 769-788, 2015


The social dynamics of suburbanization: insights from a qualitative model
Reckien D, Luedeke MKB
Environ. Plan. A
46 (4): 980-1000, 2014

The size distribution, scaling properties and spatial organization of urban clusters: a global and regional perspective
Fluschnik T, Kriewald S, Ros AGC, Zhou B, Reusser DE, Kropp JP, Rybski D
arXiv
2014


How changing sea level extremes and protection measures alter coastal flood damages
Boettle M, Rybski D, Kropp JP
Water Resour. Res.
49 (3): 1199-1210, 2013

Automated detection of slum area change in Hyderabad, India using multitemporal satellite imagery
Kit O, Lüdeke MKB
ISPRS-J. Photogramm. Remote Sens.
83: 130-137, 2013

Defining the bull's eye: satellite imagery-assisted slum population assessment in Hyderabad/India
Kit O, Lüdeke MKB, Reckien D
Urban Geogr.
34 (3): 413-424, 2013

Auerbach's Legacy
Rybski D
Environ. Plan. A
45 (6): 1266-1268, 2013

Distance weighted city growth
Rybski D, Ros AGC, Kropp JP
Phys. Rev. E
87 (4): 042114, 2013

The Influence of green areas and roof albedos on air temperatures during Extreme Heat Events in Berlin, Germany
Schubert S, Grossman-Clarke S
Meteorol. Z.
2 (22): 131-143, 2013

On the statistics of urban heat island intensity
Zhou B, Rybski D, Kropp JP
Geophys. Res. Lett.
40 (20): 5486-5491, 2013


Texture-based identification of urban slums in Hyderabad, India using remote sensing data
Kit O, Lüdeke MKB, Reckien D
Appl. Geogr.
32: 660-667, 2012

Land consumption by urban sprawl - a new approach to deduce urban development scenarios from actors preferences
Reckien D, Eisenack K, Lüdeke MKB
Environ. Model. Assess.
16: 465-477, 2011

The Area and Population of Cities: New Insights from a Different Perspective on Cities
Rozenfeld HD, Rybski D, Gabaix X, Makse HA
Am. Econ. Rev.
101 (5): 2205-2225, 2011


Laws of Population Growth
Rozenfeld HD, Rybski D, Andrade Jr. JS, Batty M, Stanley HE, Makse HA
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.
105 (48): 18702-18707, 2008


What parameters influence the spatial variations in CO2 emissions from road traffic in Berlin? Implications for urban planning to reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions
Reckien D, Ewald M, Edenhofer O, Lüdeke MKB
Urban Stud.
44 (2): 339-355, 2007