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Ethics, Design and Planning of the Built Environment
Basta, C. ; Moroni, S. - \ 2013
Heidelberg : Springer (Urban and Landscape Perspectives 12) - ISBN 9789400752450 - 224
ethiek - steden - landen - aardwetenschappen - esthetische waarde - ethics - towns - countries - earth sciences - aesthetic value
The book proposes a set of original contributions in research areas shared by planning theory, architectural research, design and ethical inquiry. The contributors gathered in 2010 at the Ethics of the Built Environment seminar organized by the editors at Delft University of Technology. Both prominent and emerging scholars presented their researches in the areas of aesthetics, technological risks, planning theory and architecture. The scope of the seminar was highlighting shared lines of ethical inquiry among the themes discussed, in order to identify perspectives of innovative interdisciplinary research. After the seminar all seminar participants have elaborated their proposed contributions. Some of the most prominent international authors in the field were subsequently invited to join in with this inquiry. Claudia Basta teaches "Network Infrastructures and Mobility" at Wageningen University. Between 2009 and 2011 she worked as Coordinator of the 3TU Centre of Excellence for Ethics and Technology of Delft University, where she completed her post-doc research on the shared areas of investigation between risk theories, planning theories and ethical inquiry. Her main research interests concern the matter of assessing and governing technological risks in relation to sustainable land use planning. She wrote a number of journal articles and contributions to collective books on these themes. Stefano Moroni teaches “Land use ethics and the law” at Milan Politecnico. His main research interests concern planning theory and ethics. He is the author of a number of books and journal articles. Recent publications (as co-author): Contractual Communities in the Self-Organizing City (Springer 2012).
Digital soil mapping: bridging research, environmental application, and operation
Boettinger, J.L. ; Howell, D.W. ; Moore, A.M. ; Hartemink, A.E. ; Kienast-Brown, S. - \ 2010
Dordrecht : Springer (Progress in Soil Science 2) - ISBN 9789048188628 - 473
remote sensing - fotogrammetrie - geografische informatiesystemen - cartografie - bodemkunde - bodembescherming - aardwetenschappen - photogrammetry - geographical information systems - mapping - soil science - soil conservation - earth sciences
Digital Soil Mapping is the creation and the population of a geographically referenced soil database. It is generated at a given resolution by using field and laboratory observation methods coupled with environmental data through quantitative relationships. Digital soil mapping is advancing on different fronts at different rates all across the world. This book presents the state-of-the art and explores strategies for bridging research, production, and environmental application of digital soil mapping.It includes examples from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The chapters address the following topics: - exploring new environmental covariates and sampling schemes - using integrated sensors to infer soil properties or status - innovative inference systems predicting soil classes, properties, and estimating their uncertainties - using digital soil mapping and techniques for soil assessment and environmental application - evaluating and using legacy soil data - protocol and capacity building for making digital soil mapping operational around the globe.
Applied Agrometeorology
Stigter, C.J. - \ 2010
Berlin : Springer - ISBN 9783540746973 - 1100
meteorologie - klimatologie - landbouw - milieubeheer - bosbouw - klimaatverandering - aardwetenschappen - meteorology - climatology - agriculture - environmental management - forestry - climatic change - earth sciences
This compendium first reviews regional operational applications of agrometeorology in the form of case studies of agrometeorological services and information. These services prepare farmers of different income levels for extreme weather and climate events and for the use of weather and climate “windows of opportunity” under conditions of a changing climate. Subsequently wide fields of application are covered such as crops (monocropping and multiple cropping, for which aspects of soils, pests, diseases, water, fertilizers and labour are discussed, in so far as they interact with agrometeorological factors), forestry, agroforestry, livestock, and fisheries. These fields are dealt with in a way that the contents form the bedrock material for establishment, improvement, extension and updating of agrometeorological services and information under these changing conditions. Operational supportive methods are finally reviewed and exemplified through case studies of their applications in the above mentioned fields, in approaches related to actual problem solving in agricultural production. This compendium also wants to create a renaissance in the teaching (that is education/training/ extension) of applied agrometeorology at all levels, closer to the livelihood of farmers and other growers.
Bridging scaling gaps for the assessment of biodiversity from space
Schaepman, M.E. ; Malenovsky, Z. ; Mücher, C.A. ; Kooistra, L. ; Thullier, W. - \ 2007
In: The full picture Geneva (Switzerland) : Tudor Rose / GEO - ISBN 9789299004708 - p. 258 - 261.
geologie - aarde - aardwetenschappen - observatie - geology - earth - earth sciences - observation
Science for agriculture and rural development in low-income countries
Roetter, R.P. ; Keulen, H. van; Kuiper, M.H. ; Verhagen, J. ; Laar, H.H. van - \ 2007
Dordrecht : Springer - ISBN 9781402066160 - 220
landbouw - ecologie - milieu - levenswetenschappen - aardwetenschappen - ontwikkelingseconomie - agriculture - ecology - environment - life sciences - earth sciences - development economics
Adaptive and integrated water management
Pahl-Wostl, C. ; Kabat, P. ; Möltgen, J. - \ 2007
Berlin Heidelberg : Springer Verlag - ISBN 9783540759409 - 437
milieubeheer - sociologie - afvalwaterbehandeling - waterbeheer - aardwetenschappen - milieueconomie - hydrogeologie - politicologie - environmental management - sociology - waste water treatment - water management - earth sciences - environmental economics - hydrogeology - political science
Sustainable water management is a key environmental challenge of the 21st century. Developing and implementing innovative management approaches and how to cope with the increasing complexity and uncertainties was the theme of the first International Conference on Adaptive and Integrated Water Management, held in November 2007 in Basel, Switzerland. The conference volume includes selected contributions on conceptual and methodological innovations and empirical insights from case studies on important themes such as multi-level governance, change management, vulnerability assessment, environmental flows, uncertainty analysis and the impacts of climate change. The book addresses a wide interdisciplinary audience of scientists and professionals from academia, industry, and those involved in policy making.
Soils of volcanic regions in Europe
Arnalds, O. ; Bartoli, F. ; Buurman, P. ; Oskarsson, H. ; Stoops, G. ; García-Rodeja, E. - \ 2007
Berlin Heidelberg : Springer Verlag - ISBN 9783540487104 - 649
geologie - bodemschatten - mineralogie - fysische geografie - geologische sedimentatie - bodemkunde - bodembescherming - aardwetenschappen - geology - mineral resources - mineralogy - physical geography - geological sedimentation - soil science - soil conservation - earth sciences
Soils of volcanic areas often exhibit unique properties differentiating them from other soils on Earth. This book gives comprehensive coverage of soils in volcanic regions within Europe, dealing with most aspects of modern day soil science. It covers a range of issues such as mineralogy, chemistry, physics, soil genesis, classification, and more.
Vegetation, water, humans and the climate; a new perspective on an interactive system
Kabat, P. ; Claussen, M. ; Dirmeyer, P.A. ; Gash, J.H.C. ; Bravo de Guenni, L. ; Meybeck, M. ; Pielke sr., R.A. ; Vörösmarty, C.J. ; Hutjes, R.W.A. ; Lütkemeier, S. - \ 2004
Berlin (Germany) [etc.] : Springer (Global change : the IGBP series ) - ISBN 3540424008 - 566
geologie - hydrologie - klimaat - bodem - vegetatie - menselijke activiteit - milieutoets - interacties - aardwetenschappen - terrestrische ecosystemen - hydrologische cyclus - biosfeer - geology - hydrology - climate - soil - vegetation - human activity - environmental assessment - interactions - earth sciences - terrestrial ecosystems - hydrological cycle - biosphere
Imaging Spectrometry: basic principles and prospective applications
Meer, F.D. van de; Jong, S.M. de - \ 2001
Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers - ISBN 9781402001949 - 403
environmental management - earth sciences - ecotoxicology - remote sensing - photogrammetry - geology - engineering - physics - applied statistics - milieubeheer - aardwetenschappen - ecotoxicologie - fotogrammetrie - geologie - fysica - toegepaste statistiek
Verdronken dekzandgronden in Zuidelijk Flevoland (archeologische opgraving 'A27-Hoge Vaart'): interdisciplinaire studie naar de veranderingen van bodem en landschap in het Mesolithicum en Vroeg-Neolithicum
Spek, T. ; Bisdom, E.B.A. ; Smeerdijk, D.G. van - \ 1997
Wageningen : DLO-Staring Centrum (Rapport / DLO-Staring Centrum 472.1) - 187
archeologie - bodemkarteringen - kaarten - pedologie - bodemmicromorfologie - geologie - nederland - aardwetenschappen - flevoland - archaeology - soil surveys - maps - pedology - soil micromorphology - geology - netherlands - earth sciences
College met gevonden dia's.
Kroonenberg, S.B. - \ 1996
Wageningen : Landbouwuniversiteit - 71
economische impact - economie - geologie - hoger onderwijs - landgebruik - nederland - ruimtelijke ordening - gebruikswaarde - zonering - aardwetenschappen - economic impact - economics - geology - higher education - land use - netherlands - physical planning - use value - zoning - earth sciences
College gegeven op 6 juni 1996 bij het afscheid als hoogleraar in de geologie en mineralogie
Hydrologische systeembeschrijving van het herinrichtingsgebied Enschede - Noord
Kleijer, H. ; Cate, J.A.M. ten; Spoelstra, J. - \ 1995
Wageningen : DLO-Staring Centrum (Rapport / DLO-Staring Centrum 330)
geologie - geomorfologie - hydrologie - land - kaarten - ruimtelijke ordening - bodemkarteringen - bodemwater - oppervlaktewater - nederland - aardwetenschappen - overijssel - reconstructie - twente - geology - geomorphology - hydrology - maps - physical planning - soil surveys - soil water - surface water - netherlands - earth sciences - reconstruction
Van Enschede-Noord is een hydrologische systeembeschrijving opgesteld op basis van abiotische gegevens, waarvoor een hoogtelijnenkaart, geologische kaart, bodem- en grondwatertrappenkaart, geomorfologische kaart en een kaart met stroomgebieden zijn gemaakt. De waterkwaliteit is gemeten om de potentiële vegetatie-ontwikkelingen te schetsen. Hierbij is ingedeeld naar basenrijkdom en mate van vervuiling, en naar chloride- en sulfaatgehalte. Van de stroomgebieden van de Jufferbeek, Leutinkbeek, Eschbeek-Vinkenbeek, Drienerbeken, Elsbeek, en Hoge Boekelerbeek zijn de potenties naar basenrijkdom redelijk aan te geven. Het grootste deel valt qua chloridegehalte in de klassen schoon en nauwelijks beonvloed, en qua sulfaatgehalte in de klassen matig en sterkbeonvloed.
Hierarchical concepts in landscape and its underlying disciplines : the unbearable lightness of a theory?
Klijn, J.A. - \ 1995
Wageningen : DLO-Staring Centrum (Report / DLO-Staring Centrum 100) - 144
bibliografieën - geologie - geomorfologie - landschap - landschapsecologie - aardwetenschappen - bibliographies - geology - geomorphology - landscape - landscape ecology - earth sciences
Op de fiets door het geologisch landschap rond Vollenhove
Gonggrijp, G.P. - \ 1995
Gea : driemaandelijks tijdschrift van de Stichting Geologische Aktiviteiten voor Belangstellenden in de Geologie en Mineralogie 28 (1995)3. - ISSN 0167-4692 - p. 86 - 90.
geologie - aardwetenschappen - overijssel - geology - earth sciences
Ververwijderd van de grote steden en snelwegen ligt in de noordwesthoek van Overijssel een rustig en mooi stukje Nederland: het Land van Vollenhove. Daar wisselen opvallende hoogten, weiden, moerassen en plassen elkaar af. Deze boeiende afwisseling is te danken aan de typische geologische geschiedenis, de biologische ontwikkeling en de wijze waarop de mens in het landschap actief is geweest. In dit verhaal ligt het accent op de vorming van het fundament van het landschap door het geologische krachtenspel. De oppervlaktevormen verraden de invloedsfeer van deze krachten. Een geologisch profielwand in 'de Zandkoele' bij Heetveld toont de details van het ontstaan van het gebied.
Verder met SAG : voorstel tot verbetering van gegevensuitwisseling tussen IGG-TNO, RGD, RIVM en SC-DLO
Lentjes, P.G. ; Bregt, A.K. ; Jellema, J. - \ 1993
Wageningen : DLO-Staring Centrum (Rapport / DLO-Staring Centrum 267) - 37
databanken - geologie - nederland - bodemwater - aardwetenschappen - databases - geology - netherlands - soil water - earth sciences
Die Verwendung von a-priori Kenntnissen in räumlichen Umweltvariabilitätsstudien .
Stein, A. - \ 1993
In: Neue Modellierungsmethoden in Geologie und Umweltinformatik / Peschel, G.J., - p. 74 - 79.
geologie - aardwetenschappen - geostatistiek - geology - earth sciences - geostatistics
Letter to the editor : Design-Based Versus Model-Based Sampling Strategies: Comment on R. J. Barnes' "Bounding the Required Sample Size for Geologic Site Characterization"
Gruijter, J.J. de; Braak, C.J.F. ter - \ 1992
Mathematical Geology 24 (1992)7. - ISSN 0882-8121 - p. 859 - 864.
geologie - onderzoek - bemonsteren - grondanalyse - aardwetenschappen - geology - research - sampling - soil analysis - earth sciences
Two fundamentally different sources of randomness exist on which design and inference in spatial sampling can be based: (a) variation that would occur on resampling the same spatial population with other sampling configurations generated by the same design, and (b) variation occurring on sampling other populations, hypothetically generated by the same spatial model, using the same sampling configuration. The former leads to the design-based approach, which uses classical sampling theory; the latter leads to the model-based approach and uses geostatistical theory. Failure to recognize these two sources of randomness causes misunderstanding about dependence of variables and the role of randomization in sampling, unwarranted narrowing down the choice of sampling strategies to those that are model-based, and abuse in simulation experiments. This is exemplified in Barnes' publication on the required sample size for geologic site characterization by nonparametric tolerance intervals. A basic design-based strategy like Simple Random Sampling is shown to require smaller sample sizes than the model-based strategy advocated by Barnes. In addition, Simple Random Sampling is completely robust against model errors and less complicated.
Vergelijking van TM-beeld met geologische en bodemkaart : een toepassing van Erdas en ARC/INFO
Bucx, T.H.M. - \ 1988
Wageningen : ICW (Nota / Instituut voor Cultuurtechniek en Waterhuishouding 1904) - 41
geografische informatiesystemen - geologie - cartografie - bodemkarteringen - aardwetenschappen - thematische cartografie - geographical information systems - geology - mapping - soil surveys - earth sciences - thematic mapping
Suelos, geologia y geomorfologia en zonas erosionadas de la cuenca del Valdeamargos, depresion de Calatayud.
Mulders, M.A. ; Slurink, J. ; Boixadera, J. - \ 1988
Anales de edafologia y agrobiologia 47 (1988)7/8. - p. 1055 - 1074.
geologie - geomorfologie - kaarten - plantenecologie - bodemkarteringen - spanje - aardwetenschappen - geology - geomorphology - maps - plant ecology - soil surveys - spain - earth sciences
Bodem in beeld
Anonymous, - \ 1986
Haarlem etc. : Rijks Geologische Dienst [etc.]
geografie - geologie - geomorfologie - grondwater - hydrologie - grondvermogen - landevaluatie - kaarten - nederland - bodemclassificatie - bodemgeschiktheid - bodemkarteringen - bodemtypen - aardwetenschappen - geohydrologie - hydrogeologie - geography - geology - geomorphology - groundwater - hydrology - land capability - land evaluation - maps - netherlands - soil classification - soil suitability - soil surveys - soil types - earth sciences - geohydrology - hydrogeology
In deze brochure worden via voorbeelden van thematische kaarten presentatiemogelijkheden getoond van aardkundige gegevens voor uiteenlopende vormen van grondgebruik, hier voor een gebied in de Betuwe. De voorbeelden hebben betrekking op het gebruik van het grondoppervlak, de bodem, de ondiepe en diepe ondergrond. Het betreft een samenwerkingsproject van de Rijks Geologische Dienst, de Dienst Grondwaterverkenning TNO en Stiboka
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