Search for dissertations about: "thesis on urbanization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on urbanization.

  1. 1. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jan Haas; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Remote Sensing; Urbanization; Land Use Land Cover LULC ; Environmental Impact; Landscape Metrics; Ecosystem Services; Geodesy and Geoinformatics; Geodesi och geoinformatik;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to establish analytical frameworks to map urban growth patterns with spaceborne remote sensing data and to evaluate environmental impacts through Landscape Metrics and Ecosystem Services. Urbanization patterns at regional scale were evaluated in China's largest urban agglomerations and at metropolitan scale in Shanghai, Stockholm and Beijing using medium resolution optical satellite data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jan Haas; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Remote Sensing; Classification; Land Use Land-Cover; Support Vector Machine; Random Forest; Urbanization; Environmental Impact; Landscape Metrics; Ecosystem Services;

    Abstract : The unprecedented growth of urban areas all over the globe is nowadays maybe most apparent in China having undergone rapid urbanization since the late 1970s. The need for new residential, commercial and industrial areas leads to new urban regions challenging sustainable development and the maintenance and creation of a high living standard as well as the preservation of ecological functionality. READ MORE

  3. 3. PRO-POOR PLANNING: A Tool for Strategic Territorial Planning and a Conceptual Framework Drawn from Studies in Colombia and Costa Rica

    University dissertation from Housing Development & Management, LTH, Lund University

    Author : Carlos de la Espriella; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Poverty Reduction; Statistical Information; Social Housing; Urban Governance; Urbanization; Poverty Impact Assessments; Poverty Mapping; Local Authorities; Poverty; Integrated Urban Planning; Inequality; Geographic Information Systems; Decentralization; Costa Rica; Census Microdata; Colombia; Urban Residential Segregation; Urban Planning;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Inom ramen för detta forskningsprojekt har det utvecklats två resultat. En operativ teknik – kallad ”Tool for Strategic Territorial Planning (TSTP)” – som hjälper stadsplanerare att visualisera och bättre informera beslutsfattare om vilka effekter olika åtgärder får på fattigdoms bekämpning, har utvecklats. READ MORE

  4. 4. Out of the wild studies on the forest as a recreational resource for urban residents

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Olof Olsson; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; forest values and beliefs; GIS; public participation; recreation; social forest qualities; spatial interaction; urban forest; urban fringe forest; urban planning; urbanization; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis explores and analyzes the demand for and supply of forests in and near urban areas from a social perspective. Specific focus is directed towards recreational qualities of forests located just outside urban borders, that is, urban fringe forests. To this end, the thesis is based on four empirical research papers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Between Sumud and Submission : Palestinian Popular Practices on the Land in the Edge Areas of Jerusalem

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Noura Alkhalili; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-05-16]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Palestine; Jerusalem; Edge Areas; Settler-Colonialism; Refugee Camp; Resistance; submission; Enclosures from Below; Land; Urbanization; Palestina; Jerusalem; Flyktingläger; Bosättare kolonialism; Motstånd; Underkastelse; Urbanisering;

    Abstract : This thesis delves into two ‘edge areas’ located in and around East Jerusalem. It attempts to unfold and analyze the dynamics in these edge areas, while investigating the agency of the people present there through their own perceptions and practices towards the land, the urbanization processes, the power circulation and the structural impositions. READ MORE