This collection contains titles and abstracts for the GIS research projects completed by Master's Students at the University of Edinburgh.

For more information please visit the Masters in Geographical Information Science homepage.

Please note that access and submission to this collection is only available to authorised users - it is also unfortunately not possible for the University of Edinburgh to lend Master's theses to individuals or to make them available through Inter-Library Loan.

Recent Submissions

  • Measuring Edinburgh’s Surface Urban Heat Island 

    Mackinnon, Kerr A H (The University of Edinburgh, 2013-10-27)
    This project investigated Edinburgh’s surface urban heat island (SUHI) in relation to land cover and land use. Thermal channels of Landsat TM, Landsat ETM+ and ASTER imagery captured between 1999 and 2011 provide land ...
  • Exploring local variations during the transition from a multimodal to a unimodal transit network in mid-twentieth century Edinburgh 

    Cunningham, Angela R (The University of Edinburgh, 2010-11-24)
    In the 1950s, Edinburgh transitioned from a multimodal public transit system based on buses and electric trams to a system based solely on the former. This dissertation examines the implications of this change at a local ...
  • Mapping mayhem in the city? 

    Bates, Ellie (2008)
    Mapping mayhem in the city? Exploring the space time dynamics of criminal damage and alcohol with Geovisualisation and ESDA. This research examines if the combination of criminal damage and alcohol leads to mayhem ...

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