Essays about: "local study for management information system"

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  1. 1. Local perceptions of changes in ecosystem services and climate : case study in Ecuadorean Sierra

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Anna Sundqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : traditional ecological knowledge; ecosystem services and goods; climate change;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic-induced land-use and land-cover change is a threat to biodiversity and ecosystem services, and contribute to global climate warming. Forests are essential in the climate system and store a large part of the global carbon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drops of knowledge : a case study of the private water market in Guayaquil, Ecuador

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Josephine Biro; [2018]
    Keywords : Tap water; privatization; concession contract; governmentality; water strategy; Guayaquil; Ecuador;

    Abstract : Many funtions like infrastructure and resource management in Latin America are governed by the state, but lately there seems to be a shift in governance in favor for private actors. One example where this is seen is in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador where a privatization of the water market has taken place by the signing of a 30 year long concession contract between the state owned authority EMAPAG-EP, La Empresa Municipal de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado de Guayaquil - Empresa Pública, and the private company Interagua. READ MORE

  3. 3. Performing Geographic Information System Analyses on Building Information Management Models

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

    Author : Jonas Bengtsson; Mikael Grönkvist; [2017]
    Keywords : BIM; GIS; 3D modelling; Coordinated visualisation; 3D analyses; IFC; CityGML; BIM; GIS; 3D-modeller; Samredovisning; 3D-analyser; IFC; CityGML;

    Abstract : As the usage of both BIM (Building Information Modelling) and 3D-GIS (Three-Dimensional Geographic Information Systems) has increased within the field of urban development and construction, so has the interest in connecting these two tools.  One possibility of integration is the potential of visualising BIM models together with other spatial data in 3D. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydraulic and Hydrodynamic Stormwater Model for the Västanfors Area of the Municipality of Fagersta, Sweden: Climate Change Impacts and Future Stormwater Management

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik (flyttat 20130630)

    Author : Anne Marie Girtz; [2017]
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    Abstract : Global temperatures and frequency of extreme weather events have increased over the last decade, with 2015 globally the warmest year on record. Future climate models are consistent with this trend, predicting larger year-to-year variations in precipitation, more precipitation in larger single events, and more frequent extreme events. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strengthening capacities for the use of GIS in disaster risk reduction

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Anna Charlin Rürup; [2017]
    Keywords : Geographic Information Systems; GIS; capacity development; disaster risk reduction; capacity building; Social Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a powerful tool for supporting disaster risk reduction (DRR). International agreements such as the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction call on high-income countries and other partners to support lower-income countries in strengthening their DRR capacities. READ MORE