Essays about: "Information Systems Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 essays containing the words Information Systems Sciences.

  1. 1. Energy poverty in the Dublin region : modelling geographies of risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Elin Haettner; [2017]
    Keywords : risk modelling; multicriteria analysis MCA; energy poverty; geography; geographical information systems GIS; Dublin; Ireland; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Energy poverty (EP) is, in the scholarly literature, defined as a household’s inability to obtain a socially and materially acceptable level of energy services in the home. This is a widespread issue affecting an estimated 50 to 125 million people in Europe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Data transformation using linked data ontologies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; Lunds universitet/Lantmäteri (CI)

    Author : Gunnar Rolander; [2017]
    Keywords : linked data; Geographical Information Systems GIS ; semantic web; ontologies; data transformation; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Interoperability is a sought after quality in most software. One way to increase interoperability is to make transformation of data between formats easier. Several transformation tools exists and many utilizes the Extract, Transform, Load-process to perform the transformations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biofuel plantations and isoprene emissions in Svea and Götaland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Zahra Khais Shahid; [2017]
    Keywords : Isoprene; Geographical Information Systems GIS ; Short Rotation Coppice SRC ; Nitrogen dioxide NO2 ; biofuels; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Bioenergy as an alternative source for energy production and transportation has gained attention to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels. Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) as dedicated energy crops for heat and energy production have many demonstrated and proved climatic, biodiversity and environmental benefits, but concerns regarding the occurred Land Cover Change (LCC) from agriculture land into SRC have been raised. READ MORE

  4. 4. To plough or not to plough? : an investigation into what influences farmer decision making regarding the adoption of conservation agriculture

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Alice Roberts; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable agriculture; theory of planned behaviour; sustainability science; decision making; knowledge exchange; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Agriculture is necessary for providing nutrition to a growing global population. However, many unsustainable agricultural practices contribute to climate change, cause local pollution and disrupt natural biological and nutrient cycles. READ MORE

  5. 5. 3D geologic subsurface modeling within the Mackenzie Plain, Northwest Territories, Canada

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nadine Raska; [2017]
    Keywords : geology; 3D modeling; geography; geographic information systems; horizons; stratigraphic modeling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Three-dimensional (3D) models are widely used within the geosciences to provide scientists with conceptual and quantitative models of the earth’s subsurface. As a result, 3D geologic modelling is a growing field, such that scientific research often cannot keep up with technical advancements. READ MORE