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1. Rail tourism transitions: a sociological framework.

Author(s) : Jensen, M. T.; Larsen, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Annals of Tourism Research 2021 Vol.87

2. A method for modeling urban water infrastructures combining geo-referenced data.

Water distribution networks are the backbone of any municipal water supply. Their task is to supply the population regardless of the respective demand. High resilience of these infrastructures is of great importance and has brought these infrastructures into the focus of science and politics. At...

Author(s) : Rehm, I. S.; Friesen, J.; Pouls, K.; Busch, C.; Taubenböck, H.; Pelz, P. F.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Water 2021 Vol.13 No.16 ref.49

4. Hallmark of a resilient city: adoption of green infrastructure in African cities.

Dynamic urbanization of African cities has created development trajectories that face systemic challenges in the provision of sustainable and ecologically resilient urban environments. The specific challenges include extensive unregulated growth with informal settlements reflecting poor service...

Author(s) : Maranga, E. K.

Publisher : Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA

Journal article : Open Journal of Forestry 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.61-72 ref.40

5. Determination of agricultural infrastructural suitability in aspirational districts: a case study of Bundelkhand.

Agricultural infrastructure has the potential to transform subsistence farming into commercial and dynamic farming system. Adequate markets, roads, irrigation, extension services, credit facilities, storage etc. facilitate lowering of farming costs and increase in farm income. The study, carried...

Author(s) : Rajni Jain; Prem Chand; Priyanka Agarwal; Sulakshana Rao; Suresh Pal

Publisher : Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2021 Vol.91 No.7 pp.1020-1024 ref.23

6. Segment identification procedure for water distribution systems.

Isolation valves are a fundamental element of water distribution systems because they provide the ability to disconnect sections of the network, which is essential to address routine maintenance and emergency conditions. In order to have a more accurate assessment of the distribution network and...

Author(s) : Hernandez, E. H.; Ormsbee, L.

Publisher : American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Reston, USA

Journal article : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management 2021 Vol.147 No.5

7. Planning for sustainable tourism development in Bhutan.

This chapter investigates the ways in which tourism planning and policies in Bhutan promote, reinforce and constrain sustainability. The scope of this work covers food and beverage purchasing decisions, human resources, transportation and souvenir sales in the tourism and hospitality industry in...

Author(s) : Pratt, S.; Suntikul, W.

Book chapter : Tourism planning and development in South Asia 2021 pp.84-98 ref.40

8. Availability and spatial inequality of rural infrastructure in Jungle Mahal blocks of Purulia District, India.

Rural infrastructure is fundamental and central to the concept of quality of life as well as human development. The major characteristic of regional development is the constant widening of regional disparity in India after different plan period. Various Finance Commissions and Planning Commissions...

Author(s) : Patra, U. K.; Suman Paul

Publisher : Sage Publications India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Journal of Land and Rural Studies 2021 Vol.9 No.2 pp.309-328 ref.37

9. Examining sustainability of heritage on wheels: the case of autorickshaws in Delhi (India).

This study examines autorickshaws (ARs), a traditional mode of transportation in a popular heritage tourism city from a sustainability standpoint. The overarching purpose is to suggest a modified ASI (Avoid-Shift-Improve) model that lends credibility to the auto rickshaw as a cultural and...

Author(s) : Deepak Chhabra; Akshat Chowdhury; Jasleen Chowdhury

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Heritage Tourism 2021 Vol.16 No.3 pp.349-362 ref.37

10. Measuring the impact of the built environment on pedestrians in the old Bhubaneswar precinct.

The old Bhubaneswar precinct is a prime religious and heritage site in India, which attracts millions of pilgrims and other travellers every year. This paper measures pedestrians' mobility experiences and the influence of different factors in this heritage precinct. Five hundred respondents were...

Author(s) : Mohanty, R. N.; Chani, P. S.; Ashaprava Mohanta

Publisher : Routledge, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Heritage Tourism 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.181-200 ref.many

11. Concrete crack restoration using bacterially induced calcium metabolism.

Concrete structures are prone to develop cracks and cause devastation. Repair and renovation are not enough to ensure complete eradication of crack development. The entire process is costly and laborious. The microbiologically induced calcium carbonated precipitation can be effective in restoring...

Author(s) : Ashim Mitra; Smitha Mony Sreedharan; Rajni Singh

Publisher : Springer, New Delhi, India

Journal article : Indian Journal of Microbiology 2021 Vol.61 No.2 pp.229-233 ref.31

12. Life cycle assessment of roads: exploring research trends and harmonization challenges.

The transparency, heterogeneity and hypotheses considered in the calculation of the environmental impacts of roads are still barriers to the identification of low-carbon solutions. To overcome this problem, this study presents an analysis of 94 papers obtained in a systematic literature review of...

Author(s) : Hoxha, E.; Vignisdottir, H. R.; Barbieri, D. M.; Wang, F.; Bohne, R. A.; Kristensen, T.; Passer, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.759

13. Rethinking urbanization: a transit-information-communication-technology-oriented development path for the developing countries and post-industrial towns.

This study explores a new path of urbanization to enhance the conventional economy-led urban development practice by conducting an urban quality of life (Uqol) survey. It analyzes the Uqol evaluation gap caused by demographic attributes between developing countries, developed countries, and...

Author(s) : Lam, S.; Li Heng; Yu, A. W.

Publisher : Department of Geography Education, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia

Journal article : Geosfera Indonesia 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.1-19 ref.45

14. Condition based maintenance planning of low volume rural roads using GIS.

The functional rural road network has a significant effect on the socio-economic growth of a nation. Newly constructed road pavements deteriorate with time, their regular maintenance will not only keep them functional but also increase their service life. Planning and scheduling of maintenance...

Author(s) : Akhilesh Nautiyal; Sunil Sharma

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.312

15. Sustainable mobility and the institutional lock-in: the example of rural France.

Sustainable mobility issues in rural areas, compared with urban mobility issues, have so far been poorly covered in the French and European public debate. However, local mobility issues are determining factors in territorial inequalities, regional development and ecological transition. This paper...

Author(s) : Flipo, A.; Sallustio, M.; Ortar, N.; Senil, N.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.110

16. Collection of waste from passenger ships and its impact on the functioning of tourist port city Świnoujście.

The aim of this study was to examine the issue of waste collection from passenger ships in tourist port cities using the example of 'Swinouj'scie, Poland. This is an important issue from the perspective of sustainable development, including that of tourism, because an improperly organized waste...

Author(s) : Łapko, A.; Haçia, E.; Wieczorek, R.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.60

17. Least-cost path analysis for urban greenways planning: a test with moths and birds across two habitats and two cities.

This paper demonstrates the effectiveness of Least-cost path analysis (LCP) in modelling functional corridors in France. For both moths and passerine birds, movement patterns differed between the two connectivity contexts: moth recapture rates were higher in highly connecting contexts than in less...

Publisher : British Ecological Society, London, UK

Miscellaneous : Least-cost path analysis for urban greenways planning: a test with moths and birds across two habitats and two cities 2021 pp.2 pp.

18. Extinguishing petroleum vapor intrusion and methane risks for slab-on-ground buildings: a simple guide.

The occurrence of aerobic biodegradation in the vadose zone between a subsurface source and a building foundation can all-but eliminate the risks from methane and petroleum vapor intrusion (PVI). Understanding oxygen availability and the factors that affect it (e.g., building sizes and their...

Author(s) : Davis, G. B.; Knight, J. H.; Rayner, J. L.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 2021 Vol.41 No.2 pp.61-72

19. Improving risk-based screening at vapor intrusion sites in California.

The attenuation factor (AF) of 0.03 recommended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) is increasingly being used by regulatory agencies for the development of subsurface vapor screening levels for vapor intrusion (VI). There are concerns, however, over the database used to derive the...

Author(s) : Lahvis, M. A.; Ettinger, R. A.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Ground Water Monitoring and Remediation 2021 Vol.41 No.2 pp.73-86

20. Permeable concrete design for heavy metal absorption in sustainable roads.

Nowadays, there is a great amount of heavy metals on highways and parking lots. For example, some of such heavy metals are generated mainly by factors as fuel and lubricants leakages, vehicles rust, and carbon emissions. Because of this and some other factors, water pollution occurs due to...

Author(s) : Silva-Juarez, J. F.; Chavez-Alegria, O.; Gaxiola-Camacho, J. R.; Millan-Almaraz, J. R.

Publisher : Mexican Institute of Water Technology (IMTA), Jiutepec, Mexico

Journal article : Tecnología y Ciencias del Agua 2021 Vol.12 No.4 pp.293-334 ref.many

21. Airlift and tourism development: two sides of the same coin.

Purpose: This viewpoint paper provides insights and actions as to how destinations and airports need to be aligned in post-COVID-19 resumption. This paper aims to inform those working in airports and tourism boards about how to deal with airlines and support connectivity and route development...

Author(s) : Eccles, G.

Publisher : Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK

Journal article : Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes 2021 Vol.12 No.6 pp.739-745

22. Investigation on rodents before and after the assault rodent control in Jiading District of Shanghai.

Objective: To analyze and compare the infestation of rodents before and after the Assault Action of different environmental types, and to evaluate the role of Assault Action in Jiading District. Methods: Rodent trace method was employed in the investigation before and after the assault rodent...

Author(s) : Wang QiaoYan; Wang ShaoHua; Dong TengFei; Zhong PeiSong; Leng PeiEn

Publisher : Editorial Department of the Chinese Journal of Hygienic Insecticides & Equipments, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Chinese Journal of Hygienic Insecticides & Equipments 2021 Vol.27 No.2 pp.145-147

23. Seeing through water: gender, anxiety and livelihoods in large-scale infrastructural development in the era of climate change.

A narrative approach is taken in this chapter to document and analyze the gendered social and socio-environmental consequences of globalized river basin development using water as the lens to understand the depth and breadth of these changes in people's lives. The chapter is based on primary...

Author(s) : Braun, Y. A.

Book chapter : Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations 2021 pp.69-81 ref.45

24. Valve closure based on pump runaway characteristics in long distance pressurized systems.

In order to guarantee the safety of pumps, valves are installed at the outlet of each pump in long-distance pressurized water supply systems. However, water hammer pressure caused by improper valve closure can tremendously exceed the standard of the pipeline. In this paper, the effects of valve...

Author(s) : Wang XingTao; Zhang Jian; Chen Sheng; Shi Lin; Zhao WenLong; Wang Shan

Publisher : IWA Publishing, London, UK

Journal article : Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - Aqua 2021 Vol.70 No.4 pp.493-506 ref.16

25. Evaluation of functional use of transportation landscape; Gebze-İzmir highway.

Objective: Considering that today's transportation distances have increased and most of the short holidays pass on the roads, it is seen that the highway landscape stands out in terms of its contributions to tourism. From the transportation landscape is expected to offer natural landscapes, to...

Foreign Title :Ulaşım peyzajının işlevsel kullanımının değerlendirilmesi; Gebze-İzmir otoyolu.

Author(s) : Gülgün, B.; Yazici, K.

Publisher : Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dekanligi, Bornova, Turkey

Journal article : Ege Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi 2021 Vol.58 No.1 pp.115-124 ref.37