Essays about: "spatial planning recreation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words spatial planning recreation.

  1. 1. Analysis of urban ecosystem condition indicators for the large urban zones and city cores in EU : threshold assessment and exploration of the relation to ecosystem services through the application of G.I.S

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Christina Kourdounouli; [2018]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; EU; urban atlas; larger urban zone; city core; urban ecosystem; ecosystem condition indicator; urban green space; impervious surface; natural area; agricultural area; protected area; abandoned area; number of inhabitants per area; artificial area per inhabitant; urban ecosystem condition indicator thresholds; ecosystem services; recreation opportunity spectrum; NO2 removal by urban vegetation; urban heat island effect; cluster analysis; precipitation; temperature; climate adaptation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As almost three out of four EU citizens live in urban areas and this number is expected to further grow, studies on urban ecosystems and their services are crucial to understand a city’s environmental structure and capabilities. The European Commission has published a relative report which suggests an urban ecosystem condition indicator framework, yet without suggesting respective thresholds that might indicate a “desired” environmental condition of the city. READ MORE

  2. 2. 'Designing out Crime' – A Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Crime in Umeå

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Kulturgeografi

    Author : Marc Zugschwerdt; [2017]
    Keywords : CPTED; designing out crime; crime prevention; spatial analysis; GIS; hotspot; kernel density; urban design; spatial planning; criminality; fear of crime; public space; safety; Umeå; Ålidhem; brottsprevention genom arkitektonisk design; brottsförebyggande genom stadsplanering; CPTED; brottsprevention; rumslig analys; GIS; hotspot; kernel density; samhällsplanering; stadsplanering; brott; kriminalitet; trygghet; säkerhet; rädslan för brott; offentligt rum; Umeå; Ålidhem;

    Abstract : The creation of sustainable and safe environments nowadays moves more and more into focus for urban planners and architects. Cities should be designed in a way to contribute to social cohesion, shaping an inclusive environment and focusing on the wellbeing of its citizens. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accessibility of Water Related, Cultural Ecosystem Services in Stockholm County.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Helena Falk; [2016]
    Keywords : cultural ecosystem services; planning support; network analyses; travel time model; accessibility analyses;

    Abstract : The concept of ecosystem services is getting more used in planning. One important type of cultural ecosystem services is recreation, which has to be consumed where it is provided in contrast to services that can be transported to the beneficiaries. READ MORE

  4. 4. The right tree in the right place : using GIS to maximize the net benefits from urban forests

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Sean Grant; [2016]
    Keywords : ecosystem service; urban forest; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS; grönytefaktor; green area factor; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecosystem services have been widely discussed as of late, and more so than ever, has the topic of resilience and sustainable city planning taken an important role in the debate over how we can meet the present challenges concerning livable cities. The costs and the benefits of urban trees is an important factor in sustainable city planning and their consideration early in the planning stages cannot be understated. READ MORE

  5. 5. Placemaking in the RhineMain Regionalpark

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för fysisk planering

    Author : Renate Krause; [2014]
    Keywords : regional park; placemaking; governance;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a case study on the RhineMain Regionalpark in the context of placemaking and governance. As the second-oldest regional park in Germany, the RhineMain Regionalpark offers vast green open spaces all throughout the region for leisure and recreation to citizens and visitors. READ MORE