Essays about: "geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 612 essays containing the word geography.

  1. 1. Commuting to Skåne’s Regional Centers - A Quantitative Study of Opportunities and Possible Consequences for Students

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

    Author : Alva Rosager; [2019]
    Keywords : school commute; time geography; public transport; school choice; Skåne; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Region Skåne has designated seven regional centers in Skåne: Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg, Landskrona, Hässleholm, Kristianstad and Ystad. These centers are to be, among other things, providers of key services. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Mobile Finance and Financial Risk A Study of Mobile Financial Services, its Value Model and the Distribution of Risk

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

    Author : Axel Sievers; [2019]
    Keywords : Mobile Financial Services; Avanza; Economic Geography; Finance; Financial transactions; Core; Periphery; Uneven development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of mobile financial services on the behavior of young adults on the financial market, particularly how mobile financial services effect the distribution of risk amongst consumers. The risk examined are twofold; how the risk of a financial transaction looks like for both the consumer of the financial instrument and the distributor (Avanza) and how the risk assumed in a financial transactions differ for consumers in different geographies (core and periphery). READ MORE

  4. 4. Smarter geovisualization tools : a user approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Frida Ulfves; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; geography; geovisualizations; sense of place; user approach; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Geovisualization tools are continuously becoming more complex. These tools can present vivid and highly accurate representations of the real world. Simultaneously, spatial data is becoming incredibly detailed and the possibilities of interacting with the geovisualization tools are plentiful. Geovisualization tools are indeed powerful. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparison of geospatial support in RDF stores: Evaluation for ICOS Carbon Portal metadata

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Amir Raza; [2019]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems GIS ; GeoSPARQL; Geospatial query language; RDF stores; Java Programming; RDF4J; Jena; Virtuoso; Stardog; GraphDB; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The evolution of World Wide Web (WWW) into semantic web is happening with the aid of standards like Resource Description Framework (RDF), SPARQL and a few others from World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Over the years, semantic data management technologies have been introduced as software platforms commonly known as RDF stores. READ MORE