Prosperity Shining: Misurata (Libya) 1992-2016

by Alfio Cerami                             REV: 22/02/2018

Human and Economic Activity

  • DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) Nighttime Lights Time Series Analysis
  • Satellite Imagery Analysis
  • Graphical Mathematical Calculations and Visualization
  • New Micro- and Macro-Econometrics

See also Prosperity Shining in

 Benghazi,  200 KM South of Benghazi,  Misurata,
 Sirte,  Tripoli,  Libya
 Libya by clusters  Clusters of Prosperity in Lybia (Egypt, Algeria, and Israel) (1992-2016).

 

Human and economic activities grew almost constantly in Misurata until 1998.

It started to expand again from 1999 until 2010.

Since 2011, following the Arab Spring and civil war, human and economic activities in Misurata decreased, though the city is now recovering at a faster rate than Sirte.

 

Fig. 1 Misurata’s Human and Economic Activity Trends (1992-2016) (DMSP Operational Linescan System (OLS) Nighttime Lights Time Series)

 

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