IAOS Conference on Official Statistics and the Environment: Approaches, Issues, Challenges and Linkages (20-22 October, 2010 in Santiago, Chile)

 

SCORUS Sessions

Session 1 “Regional Energy Supply and the Environment: the Statistical Challenges”

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1 Reducing peripheral regional energy demand: the measurement challenge/ Derek Bond


2 The measurement of urban land consumption as a source of indicators of economic performance and sustainability/ Rodrigo Bastías Castillo, Sergio León Balza


3 Decision support tools needed for renewable energy  development in small rural and remote municipalities/ Ken Swanson


4 Meeting social scientists’ data needs for whole systems energy research – a national research funders perspective/ Paul Rouse


Session 2 “Sustainable Economic Development of Cities and Regions”

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1 Low – income household residential mobility in Chile’s three metropolitan cities/ Rodrigo González Lagos


2 Indicators systems x Synthetic indicators. The role of composite indicators to communicate environmental and related statistics: a practical example/ Wadih João Scandar Neto


3 Towards a sustainable tourism in Sicily/ Pietro Busetta


4 Urban sustainability and knowledge economy – cities’ knowledge needs/ Asta Manninen, Leo Kolttola


5 Defining and measuring metro regions for international comparisons/ Monica Brezzi


Session 3 “Cities, the Environment and Climate Change”

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1 An index for monitoring carbon dioxide emissions/ Arun K Sinha, Markandey Rai and Ashbindu Singh


2 Challenges in collecting statistics for assessing vulnerability of cities due to climate change/ Ashbindu Singh


3 Measurement of the urban housing deficit: strategies, tools and sources of information/ Carolina Ramírez Pérez, Juan Cristóbal Moreno Crossley


4 Climate change and human settlements/ Markandey Rai


Session 4 “Regional Interaction of Environmental, Social and Economic Statistics” 

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1 Regional interaction of environmental, social and economic statistics: an outline of the issues/ Wendy Thomas


2 Visualization and analysis of information on Chilean cities: the experience of the urban observatory – Ministry of Housing and Urban Development – Chile/ César Medina Morales, Nicolás Romero Alvarez


3 Location subsidy for construction projects of the Housing Solidarity Fund Program (SFP) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development – Chile/ Ana Beckmann Silva, Nicolás Romero Alvarez


Session 5 “Assessing the Environmental Quality of Life at the Local Level” 

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1 Results and perspectives of the Chilean urban quality of life perception survey/ Alejandra Rivas Espinosa


2 The need for transparency statistics on (Policies Concerning) the environmental quality of life in the city of Amsterdam/ Jeroen Slot


3 Assessments of the environment in the EuropeanQuality of life perception surveys/ Klaus Trutzel