Essays about: "location of communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words location of communities.

  1. 1. Cooperation and innovation to develop tourism and combat seasonality : A case study of local tourism firms in Geiranger, Norway

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Vendela Beckman; [2020]
    Keywords : tourism; seasonality; innovation; cooperation; development; turism; säsong; innovation; samarbete; utveckling;

    Abstract : This qualitative study describes how local tourism firms in Geiranger, Norway view innovation and cooperation as strategies to develop tourism and combat seasonality. The study examines different approaches to seasonality as well as how the innovation system of a tourism destination can be a way to transition from one to all-season tourism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Location decisions regarding forest plantations in Brazil : Which aspects are important to actors in the Brazilian tree industry?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Katarina Nilsson Lannerstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : Eucalyptus; sustainable development; land use; decision-making; policy; legislation; independent forest certification; economic sustainability; environmental sustainability; social sustainability;

    Abstract : Brazilian productive forest plantations and sustainability is a continuous subject of debate, since such forest plantations constitute an increasing proportion of the Brazilian forest cover, and because of documented instances where some establishments have resulted in negative impacts on local ecosystems and communities. Meanwhile, balancing economic, environmental and social sustainability is becoming an important concern in industrial decision-making given the increasing importance of the global sustainability goals. READ MORE

  4. 4. ”För att utveckla samhället krävs driftiga människor som tar tag i saker” : en studie om att bo i Stockholms skärgård

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

    Author : Fredrik Svanberg; [2020]
    Keywords : lokal utveckling; skärgård; relationer; socialt kapital; turism; platsidentitet; The tourist gaze;

    Abstract : Öarna belägna i Stockholms skärgård har utvecklats från platsbundna egenskaper och förutsättningar vilket har skapat samhällen som är anpassade efter historia, geografi och klimat. Trots att det finns tydliga olikheter mellan öarna finns problem och utmaningar som återfinnes på flera öar. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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