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New SNSF Open Access Website

The Swiss National Science Foundation has launched a website with comprehensive information on its Open Access strategy. Read more

New open access initiative of European research funders

A new initiative by eleven national research funding institutions, the European Commission and the European Research Council aims to achieve 100 percent open access by 2020. Read more

New Research Collection feature: Report a duplicate

When you have noticed a duplicate item in the Research Collection, you can now report it even more easily: Simply open the menu item “Suggest edit / report duplicate” behind the blue pencil icon on the publications’ landing page, mark the item as duplicate by activating the according checkbox and submit the form. The Research Collection team will merge the duplicates within the next two working days.

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  1. Land-allocation and clan-formation in modern residential developments in Oman 

    Heim, Bernhard; Joosten, Marc; Richthofen, Aurel von; et al. (2018)
    City, Territory and Architecture
    Affordable housing with fair and transparent land-allocation measures is a challenge for many countries. The Sultanate of Oman solves this issue by means of land-allocation lotteries in which male and female citizens can participate in order to win a parcel of a new housing area. Besides supporting those in financial need the lottery aims to mix the separate tribes of Oman and thus contribute to the nation building of a modern society. ...
    Journal Article
  2. An interdisciplinary research agenda to explore the unintended consequences of structural flood protection 

    Baldassarre, G. di; Kreibich, H.; Vorogushyn, S.; et al. (2018)
    Hydrology and Earth System Sciences
    One common approach to cope with floods is the implementation of structural flood protection measures, such as levees or flood-control reservoirs, which substantially reduce the probability of flooding at the time of implementation. Numerous scholars have problematized this approach. They have shown that increasing the levels of flood protection can attract more settlements and high-value assets in the areas protected by the new measures. ...
    Journal Article
  3. The German value of time (VOT) and value of reliability (VOR) study: The survey work 

    Dubernet, Ilka; Axhausen, Kay W. (2018)
    Arbeitsberichte Verkehrs- und Raumplanung
    In 2012 Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) initiated several projects in preparation of the new Federal Transport Investment Plan (BVWP) 2030. This included an update of the general methodology and in particular of its cost-benefit analysis (CBA) which is used to evaluate the effects of hundreds of German infrastructure projects under study. As part of the work the first official values of time (VOT) ...
    Working Paper
  4. Effects of impact based warnings and behavioural recommendations for extreme weather events 

    Weyrich, P.; Scolobig, A; Bresch, D.; et al. (2018)
    Weather, Climate and Society
    Journal Article

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