Does MOLAND work as a tool for the assessment and/or as a predictor of the distribution of urban biodiversity in Dublin city?
|Title:||Does MOLAND work as a tool for the assessment and/or as a predictor of the distribution of urban biodiversity in Dublin city?||Authors:||Brennan, Michael
Twumasi, Bright Osei
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2356||Date:||2008||Abstract:||The MOLAND project's aim is to provide spatial planning tools that can be used to assess, monitor and model the development of urban and regional environments. To date it has been applied to an area of over 70,000km2 across Europe. MOLAND's use as a tool for the assessment and forecasting of biodiversity is examined with Dublin city as a case study. It was found that, in its current form, the MOLAND model's use as a biodiversity assessment tool was limited. Several recommendations are made for improvements to its capability in this area.||Funding Details:||Other funder||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. Urban Institute Ireland||Copyright (published version):||Michael Brennan, Bright Osei Twumasi||Keywords:||MOLAND;Biodiversity;Land-use modelling;Urban;Ecology||Subject LCSH:||Land use--Computer simulation--Evaluation
Urban ecology (Biology)--Ireland--Dublin
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Urban Institute Ireland Working Papers|
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