SDG 11:
SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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Coresets for differentially private k-means clustering and applications to privacy in mobile sensor networks

By: Feldman D., Xiang C., Zhu R., Rus D.
Published in: Proceedings – 2017 16th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks, IPSN 2017
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Mobile sensor networks are a great source of data. By collecting data with mobile sensor nodes from individuals in a use (more…)

Devising ‘policy packages’ for seismic retrofitting of residences

By: Segal E., Negev M., Feitelson E., Zaychik D.
Published in: Natural Hazards
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Welfare & Health Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Collapse of residential buildings is the major cause of death during earthquakes. Seismic retrofitting of residential bu (more…)

A new approach to spatial identification of potential health hazards associated with childhood asthma

By: Svechkina A., Portnov B.A.
Published in: Science of the Total Environment
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Research background Childhood asthma is a chronic disease, known to be linked to prolonged exposure to air pollution. Ho (more…)

Late Quaternary sea-level changes and early human societies in the central and eastern Mediterranean Basin: An interdisciplinary review

By: Benjamin J., Rovere A., Fontana A., Furlani S., Vacchi M., Inglis R.H., Galili E., Antonioli F., Sivan D., Miko S., Mourtzas N., Felja I., Meredith-Williams M., Goodman-Tchernov B., Kolaiti E., Anzidei M., Gehrels R.
Published in: Quaternary International
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: This article reviews key data and debates focused on relative sea-level changes since the Last Interglacial (approximate (more…)

Urbanization effects on sediment and trace metals distribution in an urban winter pond (Netanya, Israel)

By: Zohar I., Teutsch N., Levin N., Mackin G., de Stigter H., Bookman R.
Published in: Journal of Soils and Sediments
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Purpose: This paper aims to elucidate urban development-induced processes affecting the sediment and the distribution of (more…)

Process design decisions in community-based collaboration: implications for implementation and collateral social benefits

By: Ozawa C.P., Shmueli D.F., Kaufman S.
Published in: Planning Theory and Practice
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Collaborative decision-making processes are conducted widely in public affairs at various scales, from community to metr (more…)

Measuring the effect of plant-community composition on carbon fixation on green roofs

By: Agra H., Klein T., Vasl A., Kadas G., Blaustein L.
Published in: Urban Forestry and Urban Greening
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Green roofs provide many ecosystem services such as regulation of building temperatures, reducing urban heat-island effe (more…)

Urban distress and political narrative: Life stories of local leaders in a poor, underprivileged suburb and the reconstruction of urban order

By: Dahan Y.
Published in: Qualitative Social Work
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: This study discusses the relations between life stories, political narratives and attitudes towards social problems take (more…)

Spatial identification of potential health hazards: A systematic areal search approach

By: Svechkina A., Zusman M., Rybnikova N., Portnov B.A.
Published in: International Journal of Health Geographics
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Background and aims: Large metropolitan areas often exhibit multiple morbidity hotspots. However, the identification of (more…)

The potential of framing in managing and resolving environmental conflict

By: Deborah S., Ben-Gal M.
Published in: Advancing Sustainability at the Sub-National Level: The Potential and Limitations of Planning
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: This chapter deals with the concept of framing and its applications in environmental conflicts. Framing was demonstrated (more…)

Social impact assessment of rebuilding an urban neighborhood: A case study of a demolition and reconstruction project in Petah Tikva, Israel

By: Trop T.
Published in: Sustainability (Switzerland)
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: The rebuilding of deteriorating residential areas is being replicated rapidly throughout Israeli cities despite limited (more…)

Preserving cultural assets of others: Jewish heritage sites in Macedonian cities

By: Petrevska B., Krakover S., Collins-Kreiner N.
Published in: Tourism Geographies
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Issues arise when trying to understand the motivation of policymakers to preserve the assets of cultures that do not bel (more…)

How effective is central enforcement? Evidence from convened committees in failing local authorities

By: Reingewertz Y., Beeri I.
Published in: Environment and Planning C: Politics and Space
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The recent economic slowdown has revealed weaknesses in existing fiscal arrangements and led to the reintroduction of en (more…)

Automated and autonomous spatial mobilities: Transport, mobilities and spatial change

By: Kellerman A.
Published in: Automated and Autonomous Spatial Mobilities: Transport, Mobilities and Spatial Change
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: This ground-breaking book explores a rapidly developing aspect of contemporary life: automated and autonomous spatial mo (more…)

Cities under planning siege: The palestinian case

By: Khamaisi R.
Published in: WIT Transactions on the Built Environment
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Rapid urbanization and city sprawl are a phenomenon that exists all over the world. Today, the majority of the world’s p (more…)

Cities and nature

By: Broitman D., Czamanski D., Malkinson D.
Published in: International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The world is continuing to urbanize. As a result, most of the interactions between humans and nature take place in citie (more…)

Green roof research towards enhancing urban biodiversity, storm-water retention and air pollution abatement

By: Salman I.N.A., Schindler B., Agra H., Bawab O., Friedman-Heiman A., Kadas G.J., Seifan M., Blaustein L.
Published in: CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Green roofs provide multiple environmental benefits. These include storm-water retention, water purification, insulation (more…)

From rural-urban gradients to patch – matrix frameworks: Plant diversity patterns in urban landscapes

By: Malkinson D., Kopel D., Wittenberg L.
Published in: Landscape and Urban Planning
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Studies have attempted to disentangle the relationships between urban properties and species richness patterns by studyi (more…)

An integrated information lifecycle management framework for exploiting social network data to identify dynamic large crowd concentration events in smart cities applications

By: Kousiouris G., Akbar A., Sancho J., Ta-shma P., Psychas A., Kyriazis D., Varvarigou T.
Published in: Future Generation Computer Systems
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: With the current availability of an extreme diversity of data sources and services, emerging from the Internet of Things (more…)

Illuminating a Risk for Breast Cancer: A Preliminary Ecological Study on the Association Between Streetlight and Breast Cancer

By: Keshet-Sitton A., Or-Chen K., Huber E., Haim A.
Published in: Integrative Cancer Therapies
SDGs : SDG 11  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Artificial light at night (ALAN) for elongating photophase is a new source of pollution. We examined the association bet (more…)