Essays about: "GIS"

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  1. 1. New Housing Developments: A Localisation Strategy considering Energy-Efficiency from an Urban Structure and Transport Perspective for the city of Falun

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Adeyemi Kazeem Ajayi; [2020]
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    Abstract : There are several considerations when planning new housing developments, and resultant problems require critical analysis. This thesis has focused on studying some part of the potential issues in the case of a project in the city of Falun. READ MORE

  2. 2. GIS-based approach to estimate direct economic damages of fluvial flooding under various future scenarios: A case study of the Neckar river basin (Germany)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ruben Prütz; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; flood damage; fluvial flood; GIS; HEC-GeoRAS; HEC-RAS; MOLUSCE; Neckar; river basin; stage-damage; strength of knowledge; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Fluvial floods can cause significant damages to inundated assets. The frequency and magnitude of fluvial floods are related to precipitation amounts, which are expected to change throughout the 21st century due to global warming. READ MORE

  3. 3. A pragmatic approach to improve the efficiency of the waste management system in Stockholm through the use of Big Data, Heuristics and open source VRP solvers : A real life waste collection problem;Stockholm’s waste collection system and inherent vehicle routing problem, VRP

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Rafael Salcedo Villanueva; [2020]
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    Abstract : In this thesis, we will address a real life waste collection problem; Stockholm’s waste collection system and inherent vehicle routing problem, VRP. To do this we will first delve into some mathematical theory of Combinatorial Optimization and Heuristics to understand the fundamentals of the problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of a GIS-based multiprocessing modelling approach for assessing the wind and solar potential in Mongolia

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Alexander Harrucksteiner; [2020]
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    Abstract : Despite the vast wind and solar energy potential, Mongolia is still highly depended on coal-fired electricity generation. At the same time, the pressure on Governments is increased due to the urgency to fight climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessment of Urban Sprawl in Mowe/Ibafo Axis of Ogun State using GIS Capabilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Haruna Jimoh; [2020]
    Keywords : GIS; Urban sprawl; expansion; assessment; Shannon’s entropy; Mowe Ibafo; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban Sprawl is one of the challenges to urban development in many nations. Different aspects of the phenomenon have been researched with a view to providing solutions to myriad of ills attributed to it. For any meaningful intervention, however, assessment of development to ascertain sprawl is essential. READ MORE