GIS to Support Cost-effective Decisions on Renewable Sources: Applications for Low Temperature Geoth (BOK)

Alberto Gemelli, Adriano Mancini, Claudia Diamantini, Sauro Longhi

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Through the results of a developed case study of information system for low temperature geothermal energy, GIS to Support Cost-effective Decisions on Renewable Sources addresses the issue of the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in evaluating cost-effectiveness of renewable resource exploitation on a regional scale. Focusing on the design of a Decision Support System, a process is presented aimed to transform geographic data into knowledge useful for analysis and decision-making on the economic exploitation of geothermal energy. This detailed description includes a literature review and technical issues related to data collection, data mining, decision analysis for the informative system developed for the case study. A multi-disciplinary approach to GIS design is presented which is also an innovative example of fusion of georeferenced data acquired from multiple sources including remote sensing, networks of sensors and socio-economic censuses. GIS to Support Cost-effective Decisions on Renewable Sources is a useful, practical reference for engineers, managers and researchers involved in the design of GIS, decision support systems, investment planning/strategy in renewable energy and ICT innovation in this field.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Adriano Mancini, Alberto Gemelli, Claudia Diamantini, Sauro Longhi
ISBN 9781447150541
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 15,5cm x 23,5cm x 0,5cm
Vekt 161 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology, Energy resources, Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing