Essays about: "Geographical Information Systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 119 essays containing the words Geographical Information Systems.

  1. 1. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  2. 2. A GIS-Based Multicriteria Decision Analysis Approach on Wind Power Development: the Case Study of Nova Scotia, Canada

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Athanasios Senteles; [2018]
    Keywords : GIS; MCDA; AHP; wind energy; suitability; Nova Scotia;

    Abstract : The growing need for reducing the negative impacts of climate change and ensuring a constant and environmentally friendly energy supply, led the way to the exploitation of renewable energy sources. Canada has already acknowledged this trend by incorporating more power from renewables on its energy mix. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigation of E-health solutions for chronic diseases and the cost benefits in Swedish Regions/County councils

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Lars Nilsson; Jonas Norling; [2018]
    Keywords : E-health; Health economy; E-hälsa; Hälsoekonomi;

    Abstract : Swedish healthcare is facing major challenges both today but more critically looking at predictions for the next 20 years. Healthcare costs will increase dramatically and competent personnel to support all the needs will be lacking. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Spatial Assessment of Soil Contamination through GIS Data Management

    University essay from KTH/Hållbarhet och miljöteknik

    Author : Ingrid Sjödell; [2018]
    Keywords : Arsenic; ArcMap; Soil Sensitivity; Data Handling; Geophysical Measurements;

    Abstract : Spatial data management within the environmental field has a large range of application possibilities and comes with great advantages. In this study methods and technologies for spatial data management of soil contamination has been assessed in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), in order to identify in which way spatial data applications and tools can contribute with valuable information for these type of projects. READ MORE