Essays about: "location of communities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words location of communities.

  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. Multi-Criteria GIS modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Milan Sekulic; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; DEFINITE; Sensitivity Analysis; Python; AHP; Least-cost path; Dijkstra’s algorithm; ArcPy; Geography; model; road alignment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : To find the optimal by-pass road alignment in the Tlokweng Planning Area in Botswana, a multi-criteria spatial-based model is developed using the GIS-MCE approach. In respect to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) approach, in this research a set of criteria is classified under 3 themes – economic, environmental and social. READ MORE

  3. 3. The inclusion and exclusion of Somali communities as seen through the publicness of space in Nairobi and Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Julia Bürgi; [2018]
    Keywords : Somali; public space; Setha Low; Nairobi; Stockholm; technologies of control; flourishing society; inclusion; exclusion;

    Abstract : The neighborhoods of Eastleigh in Nairobi, Kenya and Rinkeby in Stockholm, Sweden are both home to Somali populations that have burgeoned over the last 25 years. While situated in vastly different urban contexts, the Somali communities in each location have needs related to public space, particularly when considering their status in both places as a minority group that is often marginalized by Kenyan and Swedish societies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is there a win for conservation, livelihoods and governance? : the implications of Broussonetia papyrifera as an ecological resource substitute: a field study in Uganda

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

    Author : Yasmin Stoderegger; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; Broussonetia papyrifera; Mabira Central Forest Reserve; forest regeneration; community involvement; resource substitution;

    Abstract : Wood extraction and invasive species are commonly perceived as harmful for ecosystem services and detrimental for conservation efforts. However, they can also be beneficial for forests as well as for local communities. Interactions among economic, institutional and ecological factors may in some cases turn these impacts on their head. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stationsetableringens effekter och medförda värden i mindre orter : en studie om Veinge i Laholms kommun

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

    Author : Sofia Kamf; [2018]
    Keywords : stationssamhälle; platsidentitet; regionförstoring; tillgänglighet; regiontillhörighet; tågstopp; kommunikationer; hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Det här arbetet belyser stationsetableringens roll i mindre orter. En stationsetablering skapar inte bara nya förutsättningar i form av förbättrad kollektivtrafik, utan skapar också möjlighet till andra former av utveckling, både lokalt i orten, men också regionalt i omlandet. READ MORE