Essays about: "importance of geographic areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words importance of geographic areas.

  1. 1. A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Dennis Lindell Schettini; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; homicide; deprivation; hot spot; generalized regression; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017 Homicide crimes are rare events depending on numerous factors and tend to be distributed differently based on geographic location. The use of spatial analysis is substantively important for detecting different predictors in varying geographic areas and for the diffusion process of homicide crimes. READ MORE

  2. 2. An open source web GIS tool for analysis and visualization of elephant GPS telemetry data, alongside environmental and anthropogenic variables

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Patrick Kabatha; [2018]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; web GIS; web mapping; open source; wildlife; elephant; ecology; time series; GPS telemetry; Biology and Life Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The movement and distribution of ecologically important herbivores such as elephants are of great significance to conservation biologist seeking to understand the fundamental triggers that influence their mobility and the extent to which these parameters affect how they utilize their immediate and surrounding resources. The recent advancement in animal tracking technology coupled with the availability of moderate to high-resolution satellite data, permits scientists to develop elephant cognitive maps of their adjacent environment, thus offering novel opportunities for research in the fields of wildlife movement ecology and the wider conservation biology. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green spaces in cities? : Analysis and comparison of green spaces in Stockholm and Madrid

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Monica Verduras Dietl; [2017]
    Keywords : Green space; Park; Ecosystem services; Accessibility; Madrid; Stockholm; Geographic Information Systems.;

    Abstract : The presence of green spaces in cities has been increasingduring recent years. The aim of this thesis is to understand the importance of these areas in the city through the ecosystem services approach, and to provide an example on how that approach is undertaken in two different European cities: Madrid and Stockholm. READ MORE

  4. 4. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Geographic Data Capture: A Review

    University essay from KTH/Geodesi och satellitpositionering; KTH/Geodesi och satellitpositionering

    Author : Hanna Gustafsson; Lea Zuna; [2017]
    Keywords : UAV; Drones; Geographic data collection;

    Abstract : In GIS-projects the data capture is one of the most time consuming processes. Both how to collect the data and the quality of the collected data is of high importance. Common methods for data capture are GPS, LiDAR, Total Station and Aerial Photogrammetry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Flood Risk Mapping and Near Real-time Flooding Extent Assessment in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Priscilla Adjei-Darko; [2017]
    Keywords : Natural disasters; Floods; Remote sensing; Geographic information system;

    Abstract : Disasters, whether natural or man-made have become an issue of mounting concern all over the world. Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, cyclones, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions are yearly phenomena that have devastating effect on infrastructure and property and in most cases, results in the loss of human life. READ MORE