Essays about: "Municipality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1919 essays containing the word Municipality.

  1. 1. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does an adaptation of forest management to storm damage risk affect indicators for sustainable forestry? : an analysis with Heureka PlanWise in a future with an increased risk of storm damages to forests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Linnea Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : changing climate; decision support system; forest damage; forest management; storm; trade-off; ; wind;

    Abstract : With a changing climate, the risk for damage to the forest will increase. In Sweden, large storm damages have been more common under the 20th century and are also the damaging event that has resulted in the largest damages in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Nature Nexus - Small town sustainability in an island context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Emily Axtell Himber; [2022]
    Keywords : Urban Design; Rural Design; Denmark; Nexø; Bornholm; Small Town Sustainability; Residential; Yderområde i Danmark; Yderkommuner; Sunshine Island; Solskinsøen; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Despite its sandy beaches, lush forest, and many sunshine hours, Bornholm was placed on a list along with 23 other municipalities as a peripheral area by Erhvervsstyrelsen in 2014. This designation means that the municipality’s income per capita is less than 90 percent of the national average and over an hour away from a large city. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Price of Fear : Estimating the economic effect of fear of crimeusing sold apartments in Stockholm, Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Nytell Erik; [2022]
    Keywords : Hedonic pricing model; fixed effects; crime; fear of crime; emotions; heuristics; cognitive bias; behavioral economics; housing prices; Stockholm; Sweden; Hedonisk modell; fixa effekter; brott; rädsla för brott; ekonomiska konsekvenser; bostadspriser; irrationellt tänkande; beteendeekonomi; Stockholm; Sverige;

    Abstract : Fear of crime may differ between areas, even if levels of crime do not differ. Policymakers and companies should be interested in how much economical values individuals put on their emotions. No previous paper has tried to estimate the economic consequences of the kind of fear of crime that does not stem from an increase in crime. READ MORE

  5. 5. Visualisation of Real Time Data for Public Bathing Sites in Uppsala

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Simon Damberg; Sebastian Grönlund; Rasmus Kreku Hofvander; Theo Meier Ström; Marcus Vesterlund; [2022]
    Keywords : uppsala; beach; bathing site; iot; visualisation; water temperature; water data; open data; public api; vue; .net; uppsala; strand; bad; badplats; iot; visualisering; vattentemperatur; vattendata; öppna data; öppen data; publik api; vue; .net;

    Abstract : Uppsala Municipality has, through previous projects, tried to communicate information about public bathing sites on a map by having employees manually look up temperature readings before posting them on Facebook. The projects have shown to be an inefficient use of resources. READ MORE