Essays about: "Information Systems Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 165 essays containing the words Information Systems Sciences.

  1. 1. Waste prevention of ICT products towards circular economy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Hanna Wadsten; [2018]
    Keywords : ICT products; waste; waste prevention systems; circular economy; municipalities; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is something that drives our society forward, but how we are consuming these products is rather something that harm our environment rather than pushing our society forward. This thesis investigates our unstainable consumption of ICT products and takes a look at waste prevention solutions in order to reach circular economy with a focus on Swedish municipalities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Addressing the Knowledge – Practice Gap of Ecosystem Service Valuations: Understanding the Barriers to Building Social-Ecological Resilience in Kalimantan, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Wolfgang Haider; [2018]
    Keywords : Ecosystem Service Valuation; Land-use decision-making; Knowledge-practice gap Resilience; Social-Ecological Systems; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Knowledge acquired through ecosystem service valuations can provide valuable information to stakeholders making land-use decisions. Effective use of ecosystem service valuation knowledge with a cost-benefit analysis can create resilient social-ecological systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Decision Support for Urban Regeneration - Using Multi Criteria Evaluation for Urban Green Space Development in Helsingborg

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Nina Sandberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban Development; Urbanization; Decision Support; Multi Criteria Evaluation; Public Green Space; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Urbanization and densification are two noticeable trends that imposes many challenges for urban planners. Fast growing cities comes with the need for incorporating publicly accessible green spaces to ensure public health and for creating an attractive city. 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. Perspectives on urban justice: is sustainable Malmö reality or utopia? A spatial analysis of socio-economic inequalities in availability of urban green spaces in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Jessica Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban Green Spaces; Malmö; Social Sustainability; Social and Environmental Justice; Geographic Information Systems; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : UGS can provide extensive health benefits for city dwellers, especially those with close availability. However, previous research in the US has shown that UGS are not equally distributed within the city. This paper uses an urban justice approach to examine the distribution of UGS in Malmö, Sweden. READ MORE