Fakultät 6 Planen Bauen Umwelt
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Enhancing citizen engagement in urban planning processes through mobile participation (mParticipation)

Fathejalali, Arman (2017)

The Internet as a low-threshold communication channel provides the possibilities to exchange knowledge, communicate with each other and act outside of the traditional frameworks to nearly everybody...

Catching two European birds with one renewable stone

Creutzig, Felix; Goldschmidt, Jan Christoph; Lehman, Paul; Schmid, Eva; Blücher, Felix von; Breyer, Christian; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Jakob, Michael; Knopf, Brigitte; Lohrey, Steffen; Susca, Tiziana; Wiegandt, Konstantin (2014)

The threat of climate change and other risks for ecosystems and human health require a transition of the energy system from fossil fuels towards renewable energies and higher efficiency. The Europe...

Stakeholder involvement in sustainability science

Mielke, Jahel; Vermaßen, Hannah; Ellenbeck, Saskia; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Jaeger, Carlo (2016)

Discussions about the opening of science to society have led to several developments: New fields of sustainability science and transformative research have emerged and the "megatrend" of stakeholde...

Participatory design in transit-oriented development uncovers social benefits

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Transit-oriented development (TOD) tackles multiple challenges simultaneously and fosters sustainable urban development. Low-carbon intensity transport modes help mitigating climate change, enhance...

Determining rotational elements of planetary bodies

Burmeister, Steffi (2017)

Die Rotationselemente eines planetaren Körpers geben seine Orientierung im Raum in Bezug auf den internationalen Himmelsreferenzrahmen (engl. ICRF) an. Sie sind notwendig für die Berechnung von Kon...

Strategic environmental assessment for better flood planning in Pakistan

Hameed, Kiran (2017)

In this thesis, a possible protocol has been developed using Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in Pakistan for better flood management planning. The aim of the study was to streamline the en...

How participatory planning processes for transit-oriented development contribute to social sustainability

Fernandez Milan, Blanca (2015)

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a relatively recent neighbourhood development concept associated with the three dimensions of urban sustainability (environmental, economic and social). Tradit...

A systematic framework of location value taxes reveals dismal policy design in most European countries

Milan Fernandez, Blanca; Kapfer, David; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Location values have long been recognized as an attractive instrument to raise municipal revenues. First, they increase fiscal efficiency and equability compared to traditional property taxes. Seco...

Municipal policies accelerated urban sprawl and public debts in Spain

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2016)

Urban form and resource consumption co-evolve dynamically with public finances. While in compact urban settlements public service is provided more efficiently, and in larger amounts per surface are...

Water security in an urbanized world

Fernandez Milan, Blanca (2016)

Ensure access to water and sanitation for all is one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) recently recognized at the international community. The combination of natural constraints, populati...

Reducing urban heat wave risk in the 21st century

Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Creutzig, Felix (2015-09-05)

Global warming increases the frequency, intensity and duration of heat waves, particularly endangering urban populations. However, the health risks of heat waves are distributed unequally between p...

Beyond technology

Creutzig, Felix; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Haberl, Helmut; Khosla, Radhika; Mulugetta, Yacob; Seto, Karen C. (2016-09)

The assessment literature on climate change solutions to date has emphasized technologies and options based on cost-effectiveness analysis. However, many solutions to climate change mitigation misa...

Climate change, equity and sustainable development goals

Reckien, Diana; Creutzig, Felix; Fernandez Milan, Blanca; Lwasa, Shuaib; Tovar-Restrepo, Marcela; McEvoy, Darryn; Satterthwaite, David (2016)

Climate change is acknowledged as the largest threat to our societies in the coming decades, affecting large and diverse groups of residents in urban areas in this century of urbanization. The focu...

Naturalistische Pflanzungen

Köppler, Marc-Rajan (2017)

Städtische Grünflächen haben in den letzten Dekaden den Ruf bekommen schlecht gepflegt zu sein. Ökonomische Gründe werden oftmals als Ursache dafür angeführt. Neu gestaltete Anlagen versuchen in de...

Monitoring dynamics of semi-arid forests with multi-sensor time series

Gärtner, Philipp (2017)

Dryland degradation is a challenging environmental problem in the context of global change and China is among those countries that are most severely affected. The far-west province of Xinjiang Uygh...

Transport and attenuation of particulate matter together with organic micropollutants within karst aquifers

Schiperski, Ferry (2017)

Karst aquifers are intensively used for drinking water production around the world. In some European countries karst water contributes to about 50% of the drinking water supply. In contrast to po...

Re-organising the urban stratum

De Flander, Katleen (2017)

This dissertation explores the ‘Urban Stratum’, a global layer of urban influence that is obstructing the earth’s natural cycles. Going out from urgency to deal with the wicked global environmental...

Neue Fassaden für die historische Stadt

Kiepke, Torben (2017)

In den 1920er Jahren kommt es in der Berliner Innenstadt zu Umbauten, bei denen Gebäudefassaden des 19. Jahrhunderts modern umgestaltet werden, während zur gleichen Zeit nur wenige Neubauten entste...

Interoperability of geo-information in remote sensing-based biodiversity monitoring

Nieland, Simon (2017)

Rapid technological advances coupled with modern analysis methods has increased the quantity of geographical data and has therefore improved monitoring of local, regional and global environmental p...

Offering “more”? How store owners and their businesses build neighborhood social life

Steigemann, Anna Marie (2017)

Global and local economic development, increased mobility and individualization, and demographic changes have fundamentally altered the basis for everyday social interaction in urban areas, which i...