Essays about: "Risk management"

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  1. 1. Resilience of urban systems in the face of natural hazards : To what extent do humanitarian organisations contribute to flood preparedness in Jakarta?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sarah Stingl; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Today, the humanitarian sector is faced with the interplay of several challenges: The world is increasingly becoming urbanized and cities are rapidly expanding into megacities and metacities. At the same time it is confronted with a heightened disaster risk that affects the urban realm in particular. READ MORE

  2. 2. Subjective well-Being and environment : a GIS-Based analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kristean Berry Björkman; [2018]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; Subjective Well-Being; Happiness; Life-Satisfaction; Environmental Conditions; Climate; Natural Hazards; Pollution; Solar Radiance; Impaired Waters; Air Pollution; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Subjective well-being is how individuals experience their quality of life, happiness, and life satisfaction; essentially, how people think and feel about their lives. Many variables influence subjective well-being. This study explores the relationship between environmental factors and a reputable subjective well-being index. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organizational and managerial challenges for public actors working towards becoming a smart city - A case study of the City of Stockholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Erika Björck; Filippa Österlin; [2018]
    Keywords : Smart City; Innovation Mangement; Public Actor; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cities are becoming smart to cope with the challenges associated with urban development. One of the cities trying to become smart is the City of Stockholm, which in 2017 adopted a strategy to become the world’s smartest and most connected city. However, becoming a smart city is not easy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ekologisk kompensation: en utvärdering av åtgärder för gölgroda (Pelophylax lessonae) i Forsmark

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Malin Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : ekologisk kompensation; gölgroda; Pelophylax lessonae; Rana lessonae; metapopulation; damm;

    Abstract : Exploatering av värdefulla naturområden kan kompenseras genom s.k. ekologisk kompensation. Ekologisk kompensation har hittills sällan tillämpats och därför saknas ofta uppföljning av dessa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Spatial Data Harmonisation in Regional Context in Accordance with INSPIRE Implementing Rules

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Luka Jovicic; [2018]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; INSPIRE; data harmonisation; spatial data; Western Balkans; geology dataset; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Spatial data seamless exchange and interoperable usage has become a necessity in efficient data management and competitive positioning in the European Union. Conceptual and technical framework for the spatial data and services interoperability is specified within the EU INSPIRE Directive. READ MORE