Essays about: "qualitative GIS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 46 essays containing the words qualitative GIS.

  1. 1. Culture, Gender, and Emotions in Urban Green Spaces : Migrant women’s encounters of urban green spaces in Istanbul and Stockholm

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Yildiz Gulce Demirer; [2022]
    Keywords : Feminist geography; emotional geography; urban green space; encounter; affect; qualitative GIS;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to explore how immigrant women encounter urban green spaces in Istanbul and Stockholm in their everyday lives. Underlying this focus is the importance of urban green spaces’ in providing a sustainable future and a healthy life for all and inequalities in accessing these spaces. READ MORE

  2. 2. Airbnb in Copenhagen, Denmark: The Short- Term Rent Gap, Gentrification & the Housing Market

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

    Author : Emre Guerbuezer; [2021]
    Keywords : Airbnb; Short-Term Rent Gap; GIS; Gentrification; Housing Market; Copenhagen; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Short-term tourists visiting formerly residential areas are a potential source of conflict as the short-term tourists change the place they are visiting and represent an inconvenience to residents. This research uses a mixed methods approach with the short-term rent gap framework introduced by Wachsmuth and Weisler (2018) as the quantitative and an additional online expert interview as the qualitative part to analyse the effects of short-term rentals hosted on Airbnb on gentrification processes and the housing market in Copenhagen, pre- and during Covid-19. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cascading Effects of Floods – An evaluation of the flood risk maps and management plans produced by the County Administrative Boards

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Frida Kronquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Vital societal function; flood; EU Floods Directive; Sweden; Ordinance of Flood Risk; cascading effects; indirect consequences; County Administrative Board.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Flood is the most common natural disaster globally, affecting human health and assets. The work with the Swedish ordinance of flood risk is connected to the sustainment of vital societal functions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Flood Management in the Kamrangirchar Slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Olivia Emelie Kjellgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Flooding; flood management; disaster management; disaster risk reduction; disaster recovery; disaster resilience; disaster preparedness; climate change; livelihood; vulnerability; adaptation; assets; economic insecurity; infrastructure; slum; sewerage networks; sanitation; housing; sustainable development; onion-peel approach; mixed method design; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : A study on the Kamrangirchar slum of Dhaka, Bangladesh has been completed by analyzing literature involving qualitative data, as well as quantitative data using a mixed method research design. The quantitative data from the World Bank (2020) and the UNDP (2020) is provided as background for the research. READ MORE

  5. 5. AN ONTOLOGICAL APPROACH TO CONSIDERING METADATA ACROSS SPATIAL AND NON-SPATIAL DATASETS

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

    Author : Alannah Finn; [2021]
    Keywords : Metadata; ontology; interoperability; spatial; dataset; GIS; DHS Surveys; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study presents the case for taking an ontological approach to metadata analysis as a means of facilitating enhanced interoperability across spatial and non-spatial datasets in GIS. A detailed literature review was undertaken in order to understand metadata definitions, concepts and usage, particularly as a “primary interoperability enabler” (Danko, 2008). READ MORE