Search for dissertations about: "Yifang Ban"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Yifang Ban.

  1. 1. Population Displacement Estimation During Disasters Using Mobile Phone Data

    Author : Silvino Pedro Cumbane; Yifang Ban; Gyözö Gidofalvi; Zeferino Saugene; John Östh; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Geoinformatics; Geoinformatik;

    Abstract : Natural disasters result in devastating losses in human life, environmental assets, and personal-, regional-, and national economies. The availability of different big data such as satellite images, Global Positioning System (GPS)traces, mobile Call Detail Records (CDR), social media posts, etc. READ MORE

  2. 2. Satellie Monitoring of Urban Growth and Indicator-based Assessment of Environmental Impact

    Author : Dorothy Furberg; Yifang Ban; Margareta Ihse; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urban growth; remote sensing; landcover classification; landscape metrics; environmental indicators; environmental impact; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai;

    Abstract : One of the major consequences of urbanization is the transformation of land surfaces from rural/natural environments to built-up land that supports diverse forms of human activity. These transformations impact the local geology, climate, hydrology, flora and fauna and human-life supporting ecosystem services in the region. READ MORE

  3. 3. Satellite Monitoring of Urbanization and Indicator-based Assessment of Environmental Impact

    Author : Dorothy Furberg; Yifang Ban; Xiaojun Yang; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Urbanization; remote sensing; land-cover classification; landscape metrics; environmental indicators; environmental impact; ecosystem services; green infrastructure; habitat network analysis; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai; urbanisering; fjärranalys; marktäckeklassificering; landskapsnyckeltal; miljöindikatorer; miljöpåverkan; ekosystemtjänster; grön infrastruktur; habitat nätverksanalys; Greater Toronto Area; Stockholm; Shanghai; Geodesy and Geoinformatics; Geodesi och geoinformatik; Geoinformatik; Geoinformatics;

    Abstract : As of 2018, 55% of the world population resides in urban areas. This proportion is projected to increase to 68% by 2050 (United Nations 2018). The Stockholm region is no exception to this urbanizing trend: the population of Stockholm City has risen by 28% since the year 2000. READ MORE

  4. 4. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    Author : Jan Haas; Yifang Ban; Lars Eklund; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Remote Sensing; Classification; Land Use Land Cover; Support Vector Machine; Random Forest; Urbaniztion; Environmental Impact; Landscape Metrics; Ecosystem Services; Geomatik; Geomatics; Land Use Land-Cover; Urbanization;

    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

  5. 5. Remote Sensing of Urbanization and Environmental Impacts

    Author : Jan Haas; Yifang Ban; Costas Cartalis; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; 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; Geomatik; Geomatics;

    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