Essays about: "Earth and Environmental Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1160 essays containing the words Earth and Environmental Sciences.

  1. 1. Mapping tree canopy cover in the semi-arid Sahel using satellite remote sensing and Google Earth imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Abdalla Eltayeb Abdalla Mohamed; [2017]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; Sahel; tree cover; NDVI; Google Earth; Landsat 8; geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Tree vegetation is an essential element in the daily life of the people in the Sahel region of Africa. It is also considered as a robust indicator of the Sahel ecosystem status and health. In this thesis, a method to estimate tree vegetation was developed and used in mapping the tree canopy cover in semi-arid Sahel. READ MORE

  2. 2. Zero Waste within the food sector and an evaluation of the package-free distribution of two different food products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Vilhelm Sjölund; [2017]
    Keywords : package free; zero waste; life cycle assessment; food waste; oats; rapeseed oil; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Här studeras konceptet ’zero waste’, ungefär ’inget avfall’, applicerat pålivsmedelsindustrin, och hur den miljömässiga påverkan skiljer sig mellan ettförpackningslöst scenario som kan ses i en nischad, dansk livsmedelsbutik, och ettkonventionellt scenario, där två typiska produkter i vanliga matbutiker används somreferenser. I den danska butiken säljs havregryn i gravitationsmatare (gravitydispenser), och rapsolja säljs i glasflaskor ämnade att återföras till butiken avkonsumenten för att sedermera diskas och återanvändas. READ MORE

  3. 3. A GIS-based multi-criteria decision analysis of wind farm site suitability in New South Wales, Australia, from a sustainable development perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Michaela Bobeck; [2017]
    Keywords : GIS; Geography; MCDA; wind farm; site suitability; Australia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The interest for renewable energy within Australia is growing and the New South Wales (NSW) Government has committed to a Renewable Energy Target scheme of 20 percent renewable energy by 2020. Wind energy is a mature renewable energy resource, which has been successfully deployed for electricity generation around the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Consequences of a flood in Kristianstad, Sweden : a GIS-based analysis of impacts on important societal functions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jonas Sjögren; [2017]
    Keywords : Hammarslund Barrier Failure; important societal functions; flood consequences; flood risk analysis; physical geography; geography; Geographical Information Systems; Kristianstad; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : According to a recent report from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the city of Kristianstad is considered as one of the most vulnerable in Sweden regarding consequences of a flood. Being protected by a barrier system, a failure would most likely have serious impact on the city. READ MORE

  5. 5. Study of spatial and temporal variation of atmospheric optical parameters and their relation with PM 2.5 concentration over Europe using GIS technologies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Panagiotis Symeonidis; [2017]
    Keywords : air quality; aerosols; satellite remote sensing; GIS; geography; Geographical Information Systems; particulate matter; Aerosol Optical Depth; MODIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Σκοπός της συγκεκριμένης εργασίας είναι να εξετάσει την πιθανή σχέση ανάμεσα στα σωματίδια που μετρούνται με μεθόδους τηλεπισκόπισης και τα αιωρούμενα σωματίδια της κατώτερης ατμόσφαιρας (PM 2.5). READ MORE