Calculating population density for MOLAND in the Dublin urban area

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Show simple item record Foley, Ronan Critchley, Martin Convery, Sheila 2010-10-07T15:42:33Z 2010-10-07T15:42:33Z Ronan Foley, Martin Critchley, Sheila Convery en 2008
dc.identifier.issn 1649‐3613
dc.description.abstract The EPA-funded Urban Environment Project seeks to apply MOLAND, a cellular automata based model, to predict a range of urban impacts in the Greater Dublin Region from 2006 onwards. One quantitative requirement, at least in the input stages of model building, is to establish average population densities for the different residential land use classes because the population must be allocated to cells in these classes. It has a separate output function when actually used within the MOLAND model, relating to the estimation of numbers of people affected by a particular scenario generated by the model. This working paper explores a series of approaches taken to identify population densities for a number of urban land-use categories. The results are documented against a number of differing spatial approaches to test for precision and applicability. Some suggestions are proposed as to the most effective method to use in developing the model. en
dc.description.sponsorship Other funder en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Urban Institute Ireland en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Urban Institute Ireland Working Papers Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 08/08 en
dc.subject Population density estimates en
dc.subject MOLAND en
dc.subject Land use en
dc.subject Urban en
dc.subject Enumerator area en
dc.subject Enumerator districts en
dc.subject Cellular-automata en
dc.subject.lcsh Population density--Ireland--Dublin en
dc.subject.lcsh Land use--Ireland--Dublin en
dc.subject.lcsh Population density--Computer simulation en
dc.subject.lcsh Land use--Computer simulation en
dc.subject.lcsh Cellular automata en
dc.title Calculating population density for MOLAND in the Dublin urban area en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Foley|Ronan|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Critchley|Martin|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Convery|Sheila|aut| en
dc.description.othersponsorship Environmental Protection Agency en
dc.description.admin ti,ke.kpw6/10/10 en

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