Articles in the Applications Category

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Landslide comprises almost all the varieties of mass movements on slopes, rock falls, topples and debris flow that involve little or no sliding (Varnes and IAEG, 1984). Landslides are considered as a major natural geologic hazard occurring…

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This article describes and evaluates the performance of two undergraduate student classes taking the Geomatics course…

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The proposal of the Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations in 2015 and the prominence of smart city projects in an era of accelerating urbanization…

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Human population continues to accumulate in urban centers. This inevitably increases the urban footprint with significant consequences for biodiversity, climate, and environmental resources. Urban growth prediction models have been extensively studied…

Feb 2017 | No Comment

Resilience of social infrastructure has been considered important for economic growth of Asia as well as the ASEAN region…

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Situated above the Arctic circle, the Northern Part of Finland called Lapland, is known for its unique knowhow in technologies dealing with snow, ice and cold. This is not suprising taken into account that winter lasts here for more than 6 months and snow tchikness rises up to 1 metre.

Dec 2016 | No Comment

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) globally possess characteristics that render them vulnerable to greater impacts of economic, social and environmental shock than other countries….

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In aviation, the extension of the utilization of GNSS that today is only a complementary system for air navigation and air traffic management systems has become the priority of many national plans. By 2030 it is expected that GNSS will be the main navigation system…

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Trains remain one of the safest ways to travel in Europe, where millions of euros have been sunk into rail safety and infrastructure. According to the European Railway Agency (ERA), trains are far safer than most other forms of transportation within Europe and about as safe as air travel…

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Zanzibar has a very high population density of 500 per sq. km, in a land area 2,650 sq. km. This ratio is alarming when it comes to actual development planning. After the 1964 Political Revolution, a number of land reforms were instituted aimed at changing …