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  • Dynamic visualisation and modelling to support sustainable phosphate management 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (British Hydrological Society, 2012-09-14)
    Under the WFD the UK water companies are responsible for providing effective treatment methods which will reduce the level of phosphate, a key nutrient in river eutrophication, in their respective waterways. The selection ...
  • Enhancing urban sustainability through novel visualisation 

    Gilmour, Daniel J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Blackwood, David J.; Isaacs, John P. (Loughborough University, 2009)
    Sustainable decision making in Urban Design is a complex process that requires the interaction of a wide variety of stakeholders. The engagement of a range of stakeholders throughout the decision making process presents ...
  • Enhancing urban sustainability using 3D visualisation 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Thomas Telford, 2011-06)
    This paper presents the results of an initial application of a prototype simulation and visualisation tool (S-City VT) thatwas developed to enable all stakeholders, regardless of background or experience, to understand, ...
  • Immersive and non immersive 3D virtual city: decision support tool for urban sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 2011-01)
    Sustainable urban planning decisions must not only consider the physical structure of the urban development but the economic, social and environmental factors. Due to the prolonged times scales of major urban development ...
  • Increasing discrimination in multi-criteria analysis 

    Barannik, Valeriy; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (Glasgow Caledonian University, 2007-08)
    Multi criteria methods for supporting decision-making procedures are widely used in sustainability assessment. One of the most important steps in decision-making procedures is the evaluation of policy options or alternatives ...
  • 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 ...
  • Participatory selection of sustainability criteria and indicators for bioenergy developments 

    Kurka, Thomas; Blackwood, David J. (Elsevier, 2013-08)
    This paper presents a generic approach for selecting sustainability criteria and indicators (C&I) by using a participatory methodology. Selecting appropriate C&I to assess the sustainability of projects or developments is ...
  • 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 ...
  • Selection of MCA methods to support decision making for renewable energy developments 

    Kurka, Thomas; Blackwood, David J. (Elsevier, 2013-11)
    This paper presents a transferable and adaptable approach for selecting a suitable Multi-Criteria Analysis (MCA) method covering the stages of the ‘MCA cycle’ for decision making in the renewable energy sector. Selecting ...
  • 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 ...
  • A unique approach to visualising sustainability in the built environment 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Blackwood, David J. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008-07)
    Developing sustainable urban environments is complex as it requires consideration of interacting social, economic and environmental sustain ability factors. The task is made even more difficult by the wide variety of ...
  • Using interactive 3D visualisation to educate stakeholders in urban sustainability 

    Falconer, Ruth E.; Isaacs, John P.; Blackwood, David J. (European Geosciences Union, 2010-05-04)
  • 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 ...
  • Visualising Urban Sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; McNeish, Wallace; Fullwood, P.; Romilly, P.; Blackwood, David J. (Abertay University, 2008-03-03)
    Developing sustainable urban environments is complex and requires a number of factors – including social, economic and environmental sustainability - to be taken into account. This project is prototype software that produces ...