Essays about: "GIS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 675 essays containing the word GIS.

  1. 1. Saltwater Intrusion in Fractured Crystalline Bedrock Aquifer. - A Case Study on Koster Islands, SW Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sibhat Afewerki; [2019-10-30]
    Keywords : saltwater intrusion; fractured bedrock aquifers; DRASTIC; vulnerability mapping; Koster Islands; slatvattenintrång; Akvifer i uppsprucken berggrund; sårbarhetskartläggning; Kosteröarna;

    Abstract : Saltwater intrusion (SWI) is one of the significant threats in many coastal areas, mainly drivenby anthropogenic hazards (over-pumping) and climate change (sea level rise). So far, there havebeen extensive research and techniques to understand and minimize SWI. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spatial Heterogeneity of Weather impacts on Cycling Flows within Gothenburg, Sweden - A Geographic Framework for Local Pattern Analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Filip Olsson; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : spatial heterogeneity; cycling; weather; local climate zones; explorative GIS;

    Abstract : Background: In the past decade, the phenomenon of spatial heterogeneity has started to gaintraction in studies of cycling and weather. Cycling is usually the mode of transportation that ismost affected by inclement weather and the scientific consensus about how weather impactscycling behaviour on a general scale is for the most part well-established. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accessibility to social utilities within urban green space. A method-developing thesis.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johan Wedberg; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : accessibility; urban green space; sociotope; social utility; cultural ecosystem services; outdoor recreation; GIS; noise pollution; mobility; proximity; public health;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop a methodological framework for analyzing the accessibility to potential social utility environments within urban green spaces from a broad population spectrum within a weekday context. The thesis departs with a scientific literature review, which investigates what types of social utilities urban green spaces potentially can provide to an urban population and what kind of attributes that are important for each utility. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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