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Recent Challenges of the Ecosystems Services Approach from an Interdisciplinary Point of View

independent data. The same limitations hold for most spatial decision-support tools used for the spatially explicit assessment of ecosystem services. Despite all the achievements attained in quantitative ecosystem services assessment (e.g. Bagstad/Semmens/Waage et al. 2013 ), Rieb, Chaplin-Kramer, Daily et al. (2017 : 820) emphasise that most of these tools “are missing crucial components of the complexity needed to fully answer the question of when, where and how much nature matters to the resilient provision of ES [ecosystem services] and to human well

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Land-management strategies and the detached housing stock in shrinking municipalities – evidence from Germany

Municipalities suggested protecting smaller municipalities from the survey workload. Therefore, the survey was limited to municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants. The quantitative partial survey was sent to 1,549 municipalities (all municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants; approximately 13% of all German municipalities) via e-mail with a link to an online survey tool providing standardised anonymous questionnaires. 832 municipalities took part in the survey (54% of all municipalities with more than 10,000 inhabitants). This limitation has a significant

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Inwertsetzung von temporären Räumlichkeiten. Standortstrategien von Pop-up-Restaurants in Berlin

sozialtheoretischen und epistemologischen Fundierung eines pragmatischen Forschungsstils. Wiesbaden. doi: 10.1007/978-3-531-19897-2 Strübing J. 2014 Grounded Theory. Zur sozialtheoretischen und epistemologischen Fundierung eines pragmatischen Forschungsstils Wiesbaden 10.1007/978-3-531-19897-2 Surchi, M. (2011): The temporary store: a new marketing tool for fashion brands. In: Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management 15, 2, 257-270. doi: 10.1108/13612021111132672 Surchi M. 2011 The temporary store: a new marketing tool for fashion brands In: Journal of

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Neighbourhood-based social integration. The importance of the local context for different forms of resource transfer

11 No 49 37 42 19 20 13 Employment status (bridging tie) n=1008 Employed 47 40 42 22 23 16 Unemployed 56 38 40 14 19 10 a) = minor assistance; b) = major assistance; c) = emotional support; d) = formal assistance (e.g. help in filling out forms); e) = help in finding a new place to live; f) = help in finding a job The qualitative interviews additionally illustrate that forms of minor assistance, like lending food or tools (‘getting-by’ resources), are readily provided in most blocks of flats

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Choreographies of entrepreneurship. How different formats of co-presence are combined to facilitate knowledge creation in seed accelerator programs

( Goffman 1963 ). Simmel (1903) concludes that physical co-presence is seldom a neutral experience. Rather, these situations are typically unequivocally experienced either as comfortable and rewarding or as unpleasant and threatening. 2.2 Bridging relational distance: productive differences In this paper, we use the notion “relational distance” ( Ibert 2010 ; Ibert/Müller 2015) as a heuristic tool to assess the cultural differences that play out in social situations. Relational distance is a notion that allows an analysis of the intensity and quality of cultural

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Tools for Resilience Building and Adaptive Spatial Governance
Challenges for Spatial and Urban Planning in Dealing with Vulnerability

1 Introduction Five years after the World Conference on Disaster Reduction in Kobe, Japan, and in the light of the ongoing negotiations on a post-Kyoto protocol, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change are increasingly being discussed within the field of spatial and urban development in Germany. Also at the European and the global level spatial and urban planning are receiving more attention as important fields and tools for climate change adaptation, particularly regarding mega-urban, urban and peri-urban areas (see EC 2007a ; EC 2009 ; IPCC 2012a

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Entscheidungshilfen für eine nachhaltige räumliche Entwicklung der Bioenergiebereitstellung – Methoden und ihre instrumentelle Anwendung


In Anbetracht einer Bioenergiebereitstellung, die voraussichtlich weiter an Bedeutung gewinnt und weiter Raum greift, stehen viele Regionen vor der Frage, mit welchen Entwicklungen sie konkret zu rechnen haben und wie sie diesen Entwicklungen begegnen können. Um Antworten auf diese Fragen zu finden und in der Konsequenz regionale Steuerungsmöglichkeiten für eine nachhaltige räumliche Entwicklung der Bioenergiebereitstellung zu ermitteln, wurde am Beispiel der Planungsregion Westsachsen eine Methode entwickelt, die auch als Handreichung für andere Regionen dienen kann. Sie erlaubt, die regionalen räumlichen Potenziale für die Bioenergiebereitstellung nach Fruchtarten und Anlagentypen differenziert zu ermitteln, mögliche Entwicklungen in qualitativen Szenarien zu vergegenwärtigen und voraussichtliche Umweltauswirkungen und Flächenkonkurrenzen zu beurteilen. Instrumentell kann die Methode in einem Biomasseentwicklungskonzept umgesetzt werden, das auch als Beitrag zu möglichen künftigen Regionalen Energiekonzepten dienen kann. Konzipiert ist es weniger als finales Konzept, vielmehr als flexibles Instrument in Form eines planerischen Rahmens. Dies hat den Vorteil, anpassungsfähig zu sein und dem regionalen Diskurs Raum zu eröffnen. Damit hat die Methode das Potenzial, einen Beitrag zur regionalen Zielfindung zu leisten.

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Planning for Cross-Border Territories: The Role Played by Spatial Information

governance of their cross-border territories, by developing networking activities (websites, newsletters, organizing seminars and conferences), conducting studies, and developing European projects, such as the EGTC (“Expertising Governance for Trans-frontier Conurbations”, within framework of the Urbact program. See MOT/ Lamour 2008 ). As it involves actors of various territorial levels—local, regional, national, European—the MOT can be considered a multi-level governance tool ( European Commission 2001 : 34) for cross-border territories. The MOT has experience, above

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A Methodological Concept for Territorial Impact Assessment Applied to Three EU Environmental Policy Elements

1 Introduction The goals for European spatial development are based on the overall European objectives of sustainable development and social and economic cohesion. In this context, the European Spatial Development Perspective (ESDP) proposes to examine the effects of European Community policies both periodically and systematically. The ESDP uses the term “Territorial Impact Assessment” (TIA), which is understood as an assessment tool for evaluating major projects. At the Informal Ministerial Meeting in Tampere in September 1999, the need to develop a

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Metropolitan Governance and Metropolitan Cities in Italy: Outdated Solutions For Processes of Urban Regionalisation?

to some of the law’s original limits related to unsolved institutional issues, as well as to the specificity of the moment, particularly related to path-dependency. The author then focuses on three main problematic aspects of the new form of metropolitan government, based in particular on available accounts related to the current state of the art of the implementation process, i. e. the definition of boundaries, the nature of the new institution, and its competences and tools for action ( Cittalia, 2013 ; Vandelli/Vitali 2014 ; INU 2015 ; De Luca/Moccia 2015

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