Essays about: "GIS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 657 essays containing the word GIS.

  1. 1. Urban Growth and Environmental Risks - A GIS-Based Analysis of Landslide Susceptibility in Bukavu (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Simon Paul; [2019]
    Keywords : Bukavu; Landslides; Environmental Risks; GIS; Urban Growth; Slope Inclination; Land Cover; D. R. Congo; South Kivu; Satellite Data; Digital Elevation Model;

    Abstract : The city of Bukavu, located at the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the province of South Kivu, is a large and densely populated urban agglomeration that has experienced rapid growth during recent years. At the same time, Bukavu has been repeatedly struck by environmental hazards, especially by devastating landslides. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Dennis Lindell Schettini; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; homicide; deprivation; hot spot; generalized regression; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017 Homicide crimes are rare events depending on numerous factors and tend to be distributed differently based on geographic location. The use of spatial analysis is substantively important for detecting different predictors in varying geographic areas and for the diffusion process of homicide crimes. READ MORE

  3. 3. CRAMO : Continuously Rendered Aerial Maps with Open Data

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Andreas Hedin; [2019]
    Keywords : ​Geographic Information System; GIS; GDAL; C#; Mosaicing; Copernicus; Sentinel; Mapping;

    Abstract : One issue with a lot of the free aerial satellite maps that exists is the actuality of the acquired images in terms of the acquisition date. A lot of times the images are a few years old and will not represent the current reality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multi-Criteria GIS modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Milan Sekulic; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; DEFINITE; Sensitivity Analysis; Python; AHP; Least-cost path; Dijkstra’s algorithm; ArcPy; Geography; model; road alignment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : To find the optimal by-pass road alignment in the Tlokweng Planning Area in Botswana, a multi-criteria spatial-based model is developed using the GIS-MCE approach. In respect to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) approach, in this research a set of criteria is classified under 3 themes – economic, environmental and social. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Missing People of Malthi : A kernel density analysis based on Middle Helladic Ceramics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Anna Sunneborn Gudnadottir; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; KDE; Bronze Age Greece; Middle Helladic; Malthi; household archaeology; Formation processes; Messenia;

    Abstract : This study aims to identify human interference and tendencies in the Bronze Age settlement of Malthi, Greece. It has employed a spatial analysis, a Kernel Density Estimate, to locate areas of anthropic interference and evaluate if the initial excavation report, despite its flaws, can be used in newer research. READ MORE