Developing decision support systems towards participatory modelling: building foundations for circular economy in urban metabolism and renewable energy.

Utilizing a number of well-established systems analytical techniques such as multi criteria decision analysis, agent based modelling and mass flow analysis this thesis seeks to build a framework for integration of circular economy within key areas of sustainability research including urban metabolism and renewable energy in Australia. I aim to explore the multi-disciplinary complexities of urban and renewable energy systems in the context of supporting concepts of circular economy and regenerative sustainability.

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Sustainable Urban Systems

Author Annie McCabe
Institution University of Queensland
Advisor Dr Anthony Halog
Degree Doctoral
Expected graduation 2017