Essays about: "urban"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 5176 essays containing the word urban.

  1. 1. Spatiotemporal changes in Gothenburg municipality's green space, 1986 to 2019

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristin Blinge; [2021-04-01]
    Keywords : NDVI; multitemporal change analysis; incremental change; urbanization;

    Abstract : As the world’s population is becoming increasingly more urban the infrastructure expands toaccommodate the inhabitants’ needs. In a dense urban environment green space has animportant function since it provides vital ecosystem services, contributes to recreational andcultural values and is essential for biodiversity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Skolgårdsgestaltningen påverkar användningen : gröna kvaliteter stärker ungdomars rätt till lek och vila

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

    Author : Rut Lindeberg; [2021]
    Keywords : landskapsarkitektur; ungdomar; skolgårdsgestaltning; barnkonventionen; gröna kvaliteter;

    Abstract : Kring ungdomars skolgårdar finns en osäkerhet, målgruppen räknas som barn samtidigt som de närmar sig vuxen ålder. FNs Barnkonvention blev 2020 svensk lag vilket ger ungdomar rätt till lek och vila, under pauser från skolarbetet. Skollagen ger dock inget uttalat stöd för en skolgård utan fokuserar på målstyrda kunskapskrav. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reaching Those ‘Out-of-Reach’: An Explorative Case-Study of Fire Prevention in Vulnerable Urban Communities within Copenhagen.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Aron Fransson; [2021]
    Keywords : Fire Prevention; Fire Rescue Services; Risk Communication; Fire Governance; Urban Vulnerable Communities; Community Risk Reduction; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Considering the nature of vulnerability to fires and at-risk groups, the issue is arguably a social problem where spatial analysis has allowed for a greater context, beyond the individual, to be analyzed. Furthermore, reports from fire rescue services of local safety concerns and the convergence of interest between different stakeholders has made communities disposition to fire safety increasingly relevant. READ MORE

  4. 4. Matlandskap : om kommuners fysiska planering för hållbara livsmedelssystem

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

    Author : Karolina Wingård; [2021]
    Keywords : livsmedelssystem; jordbruk; matproduktion; foodscape; biologisk mångfald; biotoper; ekosystem; ekosystemtjänster; miljömål; Tanum;

    Abstract : Food production and land use could be blamed for a lot of the global environmental issues present in todays society. With an ever increasing global population and steadily increasing effects of climate change, which threaten our crops, there is likely potential for issues to increase in scope and severity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of COVID-19 on temporal urban diversity : A quantitative study using mobile phone data as a proxy for human mobility patterns

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Feliks Sjöblom; [2021]
    Keywords : COVID-19; urban diversity; human mobility; mobile phone data; logistic regression; COVID-19; urban mångfald; mänsklig mobilitet; mobiltelefondata; logistisk regression;

    Abstract : The present paper examines possible changes in temporal urban diversity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in Stockholm and Uppsala metropolitan areas. In addition to general changes in diversity, potential differences of diversity levels at locations with varying socioeconomic characteristics are examined. READ MORE