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How to assess the success of National Spatial Data Infrastructures?

Bas Kok, Bastiaan van Loenen
2005 Computers, Environment and Urban Systems  
New insights may result in new policies, and in new activities within an individual organisation or the NSDI.  ...  Crucial aspects from an organisational perspective in NSDI development are the existence of a vision, leadership, communication strategy, coherence and intention of the geographic community to initiate  ...  ****DO NOT CITE****DO NOT CITE****DO NOT CITE*****DO NOT CITE This article was published in Computers, Environment and Urban Systems 29 (2005) 699-717  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2004.02.001 fatcat:wretn7al3nhqdabaqlgdtfxjqm

Proximity economics and environment: assessment and prospects

André Torre, Bertrand Zuindeau
2008 Journal of Environmental Planning and Management  
and organised proximity in the production and management of environmental problems.  ...  role of organised proximity in their production.  ...  and supranational authorities, which adopt and implement laws and regulations that condition the actions undertaken by local actors in the field of the environment.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09640560802504613 fatcat:gk7yfvu4nnbttmzyzgu675zt3y

Organizing R&D in a global environment

Anders Richtnér, Jon Rognes
2008 European Journal of Innovation Management  
We show that trends in R&D dispersion are active in two directions, one dispersing and one contracting, and that these are partly working at separate organisational levels.  ...  This study investigates R&D activities in multinational companies with several production sites and markets, focusing what reasons and forces are mentioned in relation to the geographical structure of  ...  We highlight the problems with geographical dispersion of R&D activities.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14601060810845259 fatcat:zuarvg5v6jcxthrucv6kfaspfe

Putting the Voluntary Sector in its Place: Geographical Perspectives on Voluntary Activity and Social Welfare in Glasgow

CHRISTINE MILLIGAN, NICHOLAS R. FYFE
2004 Journal of Social Policy  
voluntary organisations become embedded in particular places.  ...  By unravelling some of the complex webs of inter-relationships that operate across the geographical and political spaces that extend from national to local we reveal some unique insights into those factors  ...  at both local and national levels -is affected by these environments.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0047279403007268 fatcat:ywdtmmkytzberg5joztbywdf2a

Regional closure of knowledge transfer in cluster organisations in Western Poland

Wojciech Dyba
2017 Acta Universitatis Lodziensis. Folia Oeconomica  
The results prove that although most links in cluster organisations are created within regions (on NUTS-2 and NUTS-3 level), their spatial range depends on the line of business and type of projects implemented  ...  However, geographical proximity can be understood differently: it depends on conditions characteristic of countries and regions.  ...  Tadeusz Stryjakiewicz and Dr. Krzysztof Stachowiak from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan for their help in preparing this research and interpreting its results.  ... 
doi:10.18778/0208-6018.327.13 fatcat:ikmdmla7wng2nb4ms4xbwmwbam

Preface to sustainable development problems in the issue

Dalë Dzemydienë
2008 Technological and Economic Development of Economy  
ensure planning and management of places for living in vulnerable territories; to promote sustainable construction industry; to create healthy environment in the city.  ...  supply of infrastructure for environment, for example, water supply, engineering equipment, sewage, waste collection; to develop sustainable energy and transport systems inside inhabited localities; to  ...  Quality management systems became more important in developing kinds of works and production in organisations.  ... 
doi:10.3846/2029-0187.2008.14.8-10 fatcat:ikn5teootzhszfo22lc7x4q4cm

ECO-GEOGRAPHICAL PROBLEMS CAUSED BY ROAD TRANSPORT IN LANKARAN PHYSICO-GEOGRAPHICAL REGION OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN AND WAYS OF THEIR SOLUTION
ЭКО-ГЕОГРАФИЧЕСКИЕ ПРОБЛЕМЫ, ВЫЗВАННЫЕ АВТОМОБИЛЬНЫМ ТРАНСПОРТОМ В ЛЯНКЯРАНСКОМ ФИЗИКО-ГЕОГРАФИЧЕСКОМ РЕГИОНЕ АЗЕРБАЙДЖАНСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ И ПУТИ ИХ РЕШЕНИЯ

Ulker Babayeva
2020 GEOGRAPHY AND TOURISM  
A map of the territorial organisation and density of road transport in Lankaran physical-geographical region has been compiled, the amount of pollutants emitted into the environment by road transport has  ...  Based upon the information obtained, the Lankaran physico-geographical region's road map has been developed, the length of the international, local, and land roads and their area size are provided in percentage  ...  A map of the territorial organisation and density of road transport in Lankaran physical-geographical region has been compiled, the amount of pollutants emitted into the environment by road transport has  ... 
doi:10.17721/2308-135x.2020.55.43-49 fatcat:t2odpqpd4reovnnrmz7adx575m

Changes, Challenges, Responsibility

Urszula Somorowska
2015 Papers on Global Change IGBP  
Otherwise, the main focus of lectures was on natural and social aspects to the global issues impacting on the local environment and communities.  ...  Indeed, the event was organised to near-perfection by the local Organising Committee of the Jagiellonian University's Institute of Geography and Spatial Management under the guidance of Mrs Anita Bokwa  ... 
doi:10.1515/igbp-2015-0021 fatcat:j3jbigavqjcgfpegieoimzs6se

Comparative evolution of the phenomenon of geography of sports on national and global levels

CHIRAZI Marin
2019 GeoSport for Society  
Having in view optimisation of sport activities, from the perspective of inter-disciplinarity, a neighbouring field has been configured and developed and it has been called "geography of sports".  ...  (it studies preference given to some sports in different areas), geography of sport infrastructure (it locates sport clubs, stadiums, sport facilities etc.) and geography of sport events (venues for organisation  ...  of sports facilities and their impact on the environment; -organisation of sports events on local, national and global levels and their implications.  ... 
doi:10.30892/gss.1001-044 fatcat:stc47vytzbeghosru3q6x27cqa

Changes in Polish Industrial Geography at the Turn of the 21st Century

Tadeusz Stryjakiewicz
2014 Prace Komisji Geografii Przemysłu Polskiego Towarzystwa Geograficznego  
, relational, institutional approaches);(c) a new look at the factors of location of an economic activity; and(d) the place of industry in present-day spatial processes (globalisation, transformation,  ...  The 2014 Regional Conference of the International Geographical Union is a good occasion for reflections on changes that took place in Polish industrial geography at the turn of the 21st century.This article  ...  Connections of industry with the geographical environment; 5. Location factors in industry; 6. Spatial production and organisational links of industry; 7.  ... 
doi:10.24917/20801653.25.1 fatcat:7mkzxwa6izgd5k3dofcgh6kjzy

Universities in Europe and local engagement [chapter]

2021 Regional Innovation Impact of Universities  
Universities with a global reach can be magnets of economic activity in the local environment.  ...  The geographical factor is essential in defining and identifying RII.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781839100536.00012 fatcat:zpzpg47zxbgdhfzir5ymtqpzxa

Evaluating Plans and Human Response Using a Normative Multi-Agent System

Lauren Thévin, Julie Dugdale, Olivier Boissier, Catherine Garbay
2016 International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
In this system, both humans and the system work together in building organisational context awareness. The system uses a normative multi-agent system and a tangible table for user interaction.  ...  Feedback allows the actors to be aware of the other factors that impact the validity of their action (actions of other actors, environment etc.) and to identify the behaviour that is expected of them by  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank the members of IRMa (Major Risks Institut in Grenoble) for their collaboration and the Rhône-Alpes Region for their support for the ARC6 contract (ARC-13-009716-01).  ... 
dblp:conf/iscram/ThevinDBG16 fatcat:w6slzxtmrnarbekkpmnc5ihm54

Sexual and geographic organisation of men who have sex with men in a large East African city: opportunities for outreach

Michael W Ross, Joyce Nyoni, Anne M Bowen, Mark L Williams, John J Kashiha
2012 BMJ Open  
Sexual and geographic organisation of men who have sex with men in a large East African city: opportunities for outreach.  ...  , police or vigilante activity, length of operation and the degree to which it is known both in and outside the MSM and gay communities.  ...  Our previous work 19 noted that most contacts are made in music halls, bars and in the local home environment.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2012-001813 pmid:23180391 pmcid:PMC3533029 fatcat:3lbz4um62rbgrlykfe72mzwrky

On the Analytical Dimension of Proximity Dynamics

Andr Torre Shaw, Jean-Pierre Gilly
2000 Regional studies  
It is displayed in shops, on advertising boards, and also in the works of economists who never used to be interested in this notion before.  ...  the national systems of innovation, the innovative milieux, the local labour markets, or city policies.  ...  between geographical proximity and organisational proximity.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00343400050006087 fatcat:zbm7ryhfbrhsxksqqqyxxt7ccy

Health inequalities and place: A theoretical conception of neighbourhood

Paul Bernard, Rana Charafeddine, Katherine L. Frohlich, Mark Daniel, Yan Kestens, Louise Potvin
2007 Social Science and Medicine  
environments through which residents may acquire resources that shape their lifecourse trajectory in health and social functioning. r  ...  Our theoretical framework suggests that these rules give rise to five domains, the physical, economic, institutional, local sociability, and community organisation domains which cut across neighbourhood  ...  Community organisations can also help develop local sociability by spawning new contacts and networks and providing services and activities that can boost the general activity levels of residents (Parkes  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.05.037 pmid:17614174 fatcat:gaczniu7r5aw5nkoszwylka2je
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