2nd Port-Louis Quadtrees coding retreat!

26th of February to the 1st of March 2024, Port-Louis, Brittany, France After a first super succesful session in May 2023, from which we developed a package for radial analysis with the team of Rouen (UMR Idees), Port-Louis (Morbihan, France) will welcome our 2nd coding retreat from February 26th to March 1st. The retreat is

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Quadtrees Hub#8

The internal scaling of pollution and congestion of European cities 2 presentations by Yufei Wei and by Estelle Mennicken When? 18th June 2021, 14:00-16:00 Where? Webex The Quadtrees Hubs are to share opinions and discuss research in progress. The meetings of Quadtrees Hubs are open to anyone interested and somehow familiar with some quantitative techniques and

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Quadtrees Hub#7

Using point process models for comparing archaeological settlement patterns Kaarel Sikk (University of Luxembourg, C2DH and DGEO) When? 21st May 2021, 2 to 3 pm Where? via Webex (request meeting link by registering to isabelle.piroth@uni.lu or geoffrey.caruso@uni.lu) Point process modelling provides a framework for exploring systems that can be observed as a set of points.

Quadtrees Hub#6

Towards a spatially explicit urban CO2 budget. Urban carbon emissions, dispersion and sequestration in Europe On May 21st, our sixth Quadtrees Hub will take place. The aim is to share and discuss research in progress. Quadtrees’hubs are open to anyone interested and somehow familiar with some quantitative techniques and willing to progress with these. Please

Land cover, landscape metrics and typology of European cities for Urban Forest Ecosystem Services (UFES) evaluation

Datasets by Marlène Boura and Geoffrey Caruso Zenodo: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4301952 Description The datasets provide a typology for 689 European urban areas, the land cover metrics and landscape metrics used to create the typology and the Urban Forest Ecosystem Services (UFES) indexes created from them. The typology of Urban Forest Ecosystem Services (UFES) presents 10 clusters of

Urban Interventions to Reduce Pollution Exposure and Improve Spatial Equity

New publication by Mirjam Schindler and Geoffrey Caruso Abstract Air pollution is of increasing concern to urban residents and urban planners are struggling to find interventions which tackle the trade‐off between environmental, health, and economic impacts arising from this. We analyze within a spatially explicit theoretical residential choice model how different urban interventions can reduce

Les dimensions spatiales et socioprofessionnelles du travail frontalier aux frontières franco-suisse et franco-luxembourgeoise

I. Pigeron-Piroth et R. Belkacem, Geo-Regards n° 13/2020 Cet article analyse les principales dimensions spatiales et socioprofessionnelles des travailleurs frontaliers aux différentes frontières de la France, notamment au sein des pôles d’emploi transfrontaliers de Genève, Bâle et de Luxembourg. Il s’appuie sur une exploitation des données du recensement français de la population, complétées par les

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PhD Project: Urban forest, urban form and anthropogenic emissions in Europe

PhD candidate: Marlène BouraSupervision: Geoffrey CarusoDuration: 2017-2021 In the context of population growth and urbanisation, associated with an increase of GHG concentration in the atmosphere, the impact of human activities on climate change is ever increasing. Simultaneously, the pressure on natural ecosystems especially within and around cities becomes harder. We contend that these natural ecosystems