Search for dissertations about: "Land use planning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the words Land use planning.

  1. 1. SEA in the Context of Land-Use Planning The application of the EU directive 2001/42/EC to Sweden, Iceland and England

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Hólmfríður Bjarnadóttír; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Strategic Environmental Assessment; land-use planning; SEA directive; comparative study;

    Abstract : The thesis addresses the introduction of a supra-national instrument; a European directive on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) into national contexts of land-use planning in three countries; Sweden, Iceland and England. The directive ”On the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment” was agreed upon by the European Commission on the 21st of June 2001 and was to be transposed to national legislation by 21st of June 2004. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Design and Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Warm Climates. Studies in Fez and Colombo

    University dissertation from Housing development & management

    Author : Erik Johansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; marklära; geomorfologi; Fysisk geografi; climatology; cartography; pedology; geomorphology; Physical geography; Urban planning; Urban design; Urban climate; Tropical areas; Thermal comfort; Sri Lanka; Planning regulations; Morocco; Microclimates; Land-use; Fez; Humid tropics; Colombo; Developing countries; Climatic design; Climate; Arid zones; Built environment; Physical planning; kartografi; klimatologi; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Fysisk planering;

    Abstract : In many developing tropical countries, rapid urban growth leads to several problems, including increased thermal stress. This has negative consequences for people's health and well-being, and affects social and commercial outdoor activities negatively. READ MORE

  3. 3. Control of land use and groundwater quality in Colorado and Sweden

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Hans Lönegren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land use; groundwater quality; organization; legislation; perspectives of the decision makers; plan; planning process; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The aim of this research is to shed light upon the organization and the system of regulations adopted by modern, industrialized societies in the interactive fields of land use and groundwater. By studying groundwater, long-term perspectives become more clear. The following questions are examined. Are there adequate rules (e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Lost in translation? A process-oriented view on municipal spatial planning practice

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kungliga tekniska högskolan

    Author : Johan Högström; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land use planning; Planning Process; Fysisk planering; Planeringsprocess; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : As urban areas are developing and becoming increasingly important for responding to sustainability goals and challenges, it is necessary to understand the conditions for local spatial planning practices who play a key role in shaping urban environments. This thesis aims to explore and analyze municipal spatial planning practices and spatial planning processes in the Stockholm region, Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Road structures under climate and land use change Bridging the gap between science and application

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Zahra Kalantari; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adaptation; extreme rainfall events; runoff; land use; climate change; flood hazard; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : Future changes in climate and land use are likely to affect catchment hydrological responses and consequently influence the amount of runoff reaching roads. Blockages and damage to under-dimensioned infrastructure can be extremely costly for the regions affected. READ MORE