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Molina-Castillo, Francisco Jose (author), Lopez-Nicolas, Carolina (author), de Reuver, G.A. (author)
This study analyzes how learning costs for technologies that lack de facto standards, such as mobile payment, affect user intentions. In addition, we evaluate how the negative effect of learning costs is mediated by perceived functional value and facilitating conditions. Data used in this research was obtained from a study among 463 consumers....
journal article 2020
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Gao, Nannan (author), Li, Fen (author), Zeng, Hui (author), van Bilsen, Daniël (author), De Jong, Martin (author)
Aging, shrinking cities, urban agglomerations and other new key terms continue to emerge when describing the large-scale population changes in various cities in mainland China. It is important to simulate the distribution of residential populations at a coarse scale to manage cities as a whole, and at a fine scale for policy making in...
journal article 2019
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Davids, J.C. (author)
Data gaps as educational opportunities - mobilizing young researchers, citizen scientists, and mobile technology in data and resource scarce areas. This dissertation chronicles these themes through the lessons learned along the fledgling journey of SmartPhones4Water (S4W) and S4W-Nepal, from inception through the first few years of...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Gebremicael, T.G. (author), Abbas Mohamedali, Y. (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)
Understanding the relationship between hydrological processes and environmental changes is important for improved water management. The Geba catchment in Ethiopia, forming the headwaters of Tekeze-Atbara basin, was known for its severe land degradation before the recent success in integrated watershed management. This study analyses the...
journal article 2019
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Vleugel, J.M. (author), Bal, Frans (author)
Modern societies rely on mass mobility, in particular by private car. Car numbers are growing worldwide due to economic and other factors. Nearly all have engines that run on fossil fuels. Use of fossil fuels contributes to climate change (via CO2-emissions) and local air pollution (primary NOx- and PM10-emissions). Both have profound...
journal article 2019
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Papadimitriou, E. (author), Argyropoulou, Anastasia (author), Tselentis, Dimitrios I. (author), Yannis, George (author)
The aim of this paper is to explore driving behaviour during mobile phone use on the basis of detailed driving analytics collected by smartphone sensors. The data came from a sample of one hundred drivers (18,850 trips) during a naturalistic driving experiment over four months. A specially developed smartphone application was used, through...
journal article 2019
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Mahajan, N. (author), Hegyi, A. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author), van Arem, B. (author)
Intelligent vehicle technologies are opening new possibilities for decentralized vehicle routing systems, suitable for regulating large traffic networks, and at the same time, capable of providing customized advice to individual vehicles. In this study, we perform a rigorous simulation-based analysis of an in-vehicle routing strategy that...
journal article 2019
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Willems, C. J.L. (author), Nick, H.M. (author)
The Netherlands experienced the fastest European expansion of geothermal energy exploitation in the past decade. The first Dutch geothermal sites proved that Hot Sedimentary Aquifers exploitation can play an important role in a future low-carbon energy mix. In this study, we estimate that with the expansion rate of the past four years,...
journal article 2019
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Bayram-Jacobs, Durdane (author), Wieske, G (author), Henze, Ineke (author)
The aim of this study was to explore how the design of this chemistry lesson for citizenship influences students’ use of different perspectives in decision-making about ‘the use and sale of laughing gas’. In this study, ‘the use and sale of laughing gas among youth’ was chosen as a socio-scientific issue. This chemistry lesson for citizenship...
journal article 2019
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Witte, Jan Philip M. (author), Zaadnoordijk, W.J. (author), Buyse, Jan Jaap (author)
Since the nineteen fifties, groundwater levels in the Netherlands dropped more than as simulated by hydrological models. In the rural sandy part of the Netherlands, the difference amounts to approximately 0.3 m on average. The answer to the question of what or who caused this 'background decline' of groundwater tables may have juridical and...
journal article 2019
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Qasemipour, Ehsan (author), Abbasi, A. (author)
Cropping pattern plays an important role in providing food and agricultural water resources sustainability, especially in arid regions in which the concomitant socioeconomic dangers of water shortage would be inevitable. In this research, six indices are applied to classify 37 cultivated crops according to Central Product Classification (CPC)....
journal article 2019
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Izett, J.G. (author), van de Wiel, B.J.H. (author), Baas, P. (author), van Hooft, J.A. (author)
The Netherlands is characterized by highly variable land use within a small area, and a strong influence of the North Sea on national climate. Devoid of significant topography, it is an excellent location for assessing the relative influence of various factors on fog occurrence in the absence of terrain effects. Using observations from a...
journal article 2019
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Korthals Altes, W.K. (author)
Planning is assessed not only based on its ability to improve the living environment through place making, but also based on its role in facilitating investments in the built environment. This paper approaches the combination of these functions as planning for multiple land use. Contracts, rather than plans, are used to bridge these functions...
journal article 2019
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Stead, D. (author), Vaddadi, Bhavana (author)
Motorisation in cities has fundamentally transformed urban patterns of development, ranging from residential parking and density standards of single buildings on one hand to urban infrastructure construction and the expansion of entire cities on the other. The introduction of automated vehicles (AVs) has enormous potential to transform...
journal article 2019
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Vleugel, J.M. (author), Bal, Frans (author)
Climate change mitigation calls for a massive reduction in CO2-emissions from human sources. A primary human source is combustion of fossil fuels. Transport by road is one of the major and growing users of fossil fuels worldwide. Private cars with internal combustion engines dominate our roads. This paper discusses the feasibility of aligning...
conference paper 2018
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Eleftheroglou, N. (author), Zarouchas, D. (author), Loutas, Theodoros (author), Alderliesten, R.C. (author), Benedictus, R. (author)
A novel framework to fuse structural health monitoring (SHM) data from different in-situ monitoring techniques is proposed aiming to develop a hyper-feature towards more effective prognostics. A state-of-the-art Non-Homogenous Hidden Semi Markov Model (NHHSMM) is utilized to model the damage accumulation of composite structures, subjected to...
journal article 2018
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Davids, J.C. (author), Rutten, M.M. (author), Shah, Ram Devi T. (author), Shah, Deep N. (author), Devkota, Nischal (author), Izeboud, P. (author), Pandey, Anusha (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Land development without thoughtful water supply planning can lead to unsustainability. In practice, management of our lands and waters is often unintegrated. We present new land-use, ecological stream health, water quality, and streamflow data from nine perennial watersheds in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, in the 2016 monsoon (i.e., August...
journal article 2018
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Kelly, Elizabeth A. (author), Feng, Zhixuan (author), Gidley, Maribeth L. (author), Sinigalliano, Christopher D. (author), Kumar, Naresh (author), Donahue, Allison G. (author), Reniers, A.J.H.M. (author), Solo-Gabriele, Helena M. (author)
When beach water monitoring programs identify poor water quality, the causes are frequently unknown. We hypothesize that management policies play an important role in the frequency of fecal indicator bacteria (FIB) exceedances (enterococci and fecal coliform) at recreational beaches. To test this hypothesis we implemented an innovative...
journal article 2018
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Bloemendal, J.M. (author), Jaxa-Rozen, M. (author), Olsthoorn, T.N. (author)
Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage (ATES) systems contribute to reducing fossil energy consumption by providing sustainable space heating and cooling for buildings by seasonal storage of heat. ATES is important for the energy transition in many urban areas in North America, Europe and Asia. Despite the modest current ATES adoption level of about...
journal article 2018
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Lopes, André Soares (author), Loureiro, Carlos Felipe Grangeiro (author), van Wee, G.P. (author)
This paper focuses on understanding to what extent the components of LUTI models and their mutual interactions are conceptually represented by eight operational LUTI models. This is important for the understanding of LUTI models’ mechanisms, firstly because it may reduce communication barriers between planning communities, secondly because it...
journal article 2018
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