Search for dissertations about: "mcda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word mcda.

  1. 1. Scenarios for Flood Risk Management Strategies Integration in Mozambique : A backcasting approach for the case of the Limpopo River Basin

    Author : Avelino Isaias Mondlhane; Oliver Popov; Adiel Teixeira de Almeida; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Flood risk management strategies; scenario planning; backcasting; MCDA; risk; hazards; exposure; vulnerability; data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences;

    Abstract : Flood risk management strategic planning with long-term perspectives is a complex problem, for which the solution requires a multidisciplinary and multi-paradigm approach. A significant dimension of this complexity arises from the need to include or add a participatory mode to the solution process, which amounts to a requirement that all stakeholders, ranging from decision makers to experts and beneficiaries, be involved in the decision making. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrating multiple criteria decision analysis into participatory forest planning

    Author : Eva-Maria Nordström; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Following the development of sustainable forest management, the focus of forest planning has shifted from being exclusively concerned with timber production to encompassing other benefits of forests as well, e.g. biodiversity and recreation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating energy efficient buildings : Energy- and moisture performance considering future climate change

    Author : Björn Berggren; Energi och ByggnadsDesign; []
    Keywords : Net Zero Energy Building; passive house; thermal bridge; building envelope; energy performance; moisture performance; multi criteria decision making; climate change; climate scenarios; EN ISO 13789; EN ISO 10211;

    Abstract : One of the greatest challenges the world is facing is climate change. The need of reduction of energy use and an increased use of renewable energy in buildings constitutes important climate change mitigation measures. READ MORE

  4. 4. Representing the Roma in Romanian Media : A Multimodal Critical Discourse Analysis

    Author : Petre Breazu; David Machin; Göran Eriksson; Tommaso Milani; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Roma; Multimodal Critical Discourse analysis; racism; rightwing populism; Romanian media;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I addressed the representation of the Roma in Romanian newspapers, television news, and social media. I focused on Romania, a country with the largest Roma population in Europe, and where the Roma have historically experienced centuries of discrimination and social exclusion. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk Assessment and Decision Support for Managing Drinking Water Systems

    Author : Andreas Lindhe; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; drinking water; risk assessment; decision analysis; water safety plan; water supply; multi-criteria decision analysis; dynamic fault tree analysis;

    Abstract : The vital importance of a reliable and safe drinking water supply makes efficient risk management necessary for water utilities. Risks must be assessed and possible risk-reduction measures evaluated to provide relevant decision support. READ MORE