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  • Life cycle analysis and sewer solids 

    Gouda, H.; Ashley, R. M.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H. (IWA Publishing, 2003)
    The search for sustainable ways of living has necessitated a new look at the way in which water services are provided. The new paradigm includes whole-system perspectives for each of the primary criteria groups: social, ...
  • Making asset investment decisions for wastewater systems that include sustainability 

    Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Butler, David; Jowitt, Paul; Davies, John; Smith, Heidi; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, Crina (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2008-03)
    Effective integrated water management is a key component of the World Water Vision and the way in which aspirations for water equity may be realized. Part of the vision includes the promotion of sustainability of water ...
  • Modelling and visualizing sustainability assessment in urban environments 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2010-09-06)
    Major urban development projects extend over prolonged timescales (up to 25 years in the case of major regeneration projects), involve a large number of stakeholders, and necessitate complex decision making. Comprehensive ...
  • Real-time visual simulation of urban sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (IGI Global, 2013)
    Sustainable decision making for strategic planning is a challenging process: requiring an understanding of the complex interactions among environmental, economic and social factors. Commonly, such decisions are dominated ...
  • The role of visualisation in effective sustainability assessment 

    Isaacs, John P.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (SUE-MoT, 2007-06-27)
    Sustainable decision making in urban design is a complex and non-linear process that requires the interaction of a wide variety of stakeholders. A number of sustainable decision support tools have previously been developed ...
  • Sustainability criteria for decision support in the UK water industry 

    Foxon, T. J.; Mcilkenny, G.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; Souter, N.; Ashley, R.; Butler, D.; Pearson, P.; Jowitt, P.; Moir, James (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    The incorporation of sustainability assessment into decision-making processes is a key task for water service providers in the UK and elsewhere. This paper describes the development and application of a set of sustainability ...
  • Sustainable development indicators for major infrastructure projects 

    Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Banks, Les; Wilson, Fergus (Thomas Telford, 2011)
    The paper presents ongoing research to develop a sustainability enhancement framework for the major Dundee Central Waterfront urban re-development project. The enhancement concept recognises a need to ensure that sustainability ...
  • Sustainable urban development in practice: the SAVE concept 

    Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Isaacs, John P.; Kurka, Thomas; Falconer, Ruth E. (Pion, 2014)
    The need for sustainable development of the urban environment presents the research community with a number of challenges and opportunities. A considerable volume of research has been undertaken into the constituent parts ...
  • Sustainable urban developments: stakeholder engagement through 3D visualisation 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (IASTED and ACTA Press, 2010-02-17)
    Rapidly increasing urban populations are placing increased pressure on social, economic and environmental resources. For our cities to cope with this demand we must ensure that any growth is sustainable. Tools already exist ...
  • SWARD: decision support processes for the UK water industry 

    Butler, D.; Jowitt, P.; Ashley, R.; Blackwood, David J.; Davies, J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; McIlkenny, G.; Foxon, T.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H.; Cavill, S.; Leach, M.; Pearson, P.; Gouda, H.; Samson, W.; Souter, N.; Hendry, S.; Moir, James; Bouchart, F. (Emerald, 2003)
    In industrialised countries water service providers (WSPs) must provide an appropriate level of service with an acceptable performance at an acceptable cost to customers. In the UK a move towards sustainable development ...
  • Tapology : a game-based platform to facilitate e-health and e-inclusion 

    Scott-Brown, Kenneth C.; Harris, Julie; Simmers, Anita; Thurston, Mhairi; Abbas, Malath; de Majo, Tom; Reynolds, Ian; Robinson, Gareth; Mitchell, Iain; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Martinez, Santiago; Isaacs, John P. (Springer International Publishing, 2014)
    We have developed a tablet computer game app for low vision users that can be used to introduce a platform for gaming, internet and visual rehabilitation to older users who have not had prior experience with information ...
  • Visualisation & modelling for stakeholder education in sustainable water treatment 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Copernicus GmbH (Copernicus Publications), 2011-04)
  • Visualisation for sustainable decision making 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (Abertay University, 2009-06-10)
    Sustainable decision making in urban design is a complex and non-linear process which requires the interaction of a wide variety of stakeholders. Tools to support the decision process are commonplace but are dominated by ...