Essays about: "Earth and Environmental Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1269 essays containing the words Earth and Environmental Sciences.

  1. 1. Watershed delineation for runoff estimations to culverts in the Swedish road network : a comparison between two GIS based hydrological modelling methods and a manually delineated watershed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Iris Behrens; [2017]
    Keywords : GIS; hydrological modelling; watershed: single flow direction algorithm; multiple flow direction algorithm; climate change adaption; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The anticipated climate changes are predicted to alter the precipitation patterns in Sweden. Increased episodes of intense short-duration rainfall and higher intensities of day long-duration rainfall are expected. Road sections are often a target of flooding, causing impassable roads, due to the lack of capacity of drainage systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hydrology and surface water chemistry in a small forested catchment : which factors influence surface water acidity?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maja Jensen; [2017]
    Keywords : Physical geography; ecosystem analysis; hydrology; surface water chemistry; acidification; deposition; water balance modelling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Water chemistry alterations such as acidification and eutrophication represent major threats to the running waters of the world, and Swedish waters are among the most vulnerable. In this study the small forested catchment Storskogen, part of the SWETHRO monitoring network, was analysed to examine the links between deposition, catchment hydrological properties and surface water chemistry. READ MORE

  3. 3. A review on ozonation and17a-ethinylestradiol - formation and effects in the environment of the by-products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Erica Svensson; [2017]
    Keywords : Ethinylestradiol; EE2; By-products; Ozonation products; Transformation products; Ozonation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Today, waste water treatment plants do not remove pharmaceutical residues from the water (as there are currently no regulations for wastewater treatment in regards to pharmaceuticals residues in Sweden) resulting in a high concentration of pharmaceuticals reaching the environment. The Swedish environmental protection agency have recently concluded that there is a need for advanced treatment of pharmaceuticals in wastewater. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innovative Business Models for Distributed PV in Brazil

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Can Soysal; [2017]
    Keywords : PV; Brazil; business models; distributed generation; crowd-funding; peer-to-peer; Business and Economics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Most of the increase in world electricity demand until 2030 is expected to come from developing countries (IRENA, 2016) and transition to carbon free energy production technologies offers the opportunity to reduce the negative effects of this increase. With majority of the low and middle income countries located in the areas of favourable solar radiation, PV technology is likely to become a key source of energy in these countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Home is where the Earth is : exploring the adoption of vernacular architecture in urban housing in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Neha Satheesan; [2017]
    Keywords : sustainable transition; social practice; urban housing; sustainability science; vernacular architecture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : India has yet to build 70% of the buildings that will exist in 2030. The housing industry in India has been growing rapidly in an effort to keep up with increasing urbanization, population growth and aspirational consumption. READ MORE