Essays about: "Utvecklingsländer"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 essays containing the word Utvecklingsländer.

  1. 1. Flood Risk Mapping in Africa: Exploring the Potentials and Limitations of SRTM Data in the Lower Limpopo, Mozambique

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Paulina Bastviken; [2016]
    Keywords : Flood inundation modelling; Africa; SRTM; LISFLOOD-FP; quality analysis; Översvämningsmodellering; Afrika; SRTM; LISFLOOD-FP; kvalitetsanalys;

    Abstract : Many regions in Africa are presently faced with an increasing flood risk due to impending climate change and population growth. One useful mitigation strategy to decrease this risk would be to map it, so that urban planning, warnings systems and emergency response subsequently could be designed to reduce societal vulnerability. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Empirical Study on Socio-Hydrology and the HistoricalEvolution of Flood Riskin Pori, Finland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Konstantinos Mandilaris; [2016]
    Keywords : Socio-hydrology; urbanization; flooding; stormwater; urban hydrology; Socio-hydrologi; urbanisering; översvämning; dagvatten; urban hydrologi;

    Abstract : Urbanization is continuously growing all over the world. Both developing and developed countries encourage rapid expansion for increased growth and production. However, urbanization in combination with climate change can lead to higher chances of extreme flood events. READ MORE

  3. 3. Potential risks and prospects of protections of a hydrokinetic turbine implemented in the Amazon River, Colombia : A theoretical and practical study

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Amanda Ulvmyr; [2016]
    Keywords : Hydrokinetic energy; erosion; CFD simulations;

    Abstract : Electricity has been proved to be a crucial factor to achieve an economic and social development in emergent countries and is seen as a necessity to deplete the world’s poverty. As energy resources are getting scarce, a higher implementation of renewable electricity generation, such as hydropower, is a necessity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Children with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Perceived Participation in Everyday Life Activities : A descriptive study conducted in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering; Högskolan i Jönköping/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering

    Author : Sara Abrahamsson; Hampus Palmberg; [2016]
    Keywords : Adolescents; Disabilities; Low income country; Occupational therapy; Picture my Participation; Arbetsterapi; Funktionsnedsättning; Låginkomstland; Picture my Participation; Ungdomar;

    Abstract : Background: Children with intellectual disabilities living in developing countries are vulnerable to participation restrictions. Few studies have been made regarding their own perspectives. Aim: To describe how children in a low income country aged 13-17 with an intellectual disability perceive their participation in everyday life activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seroepidemiology of Peste des Petits Ruminants in central Tanzania alongside an evaluation of filter paper as transport medium

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Nils Roos; [2016]
    Keywords : seroepidemiology; seroprevalence; filter paper; PPRV; Tanzania; seroepidemiologi; seroprevalens; filterpapper;

    Abstract : Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) is a disease of increased attention since the eradication of Rinderpest virus (RPV) in 2011. PPR is an acute and highly contagious viral disease of small ruminants caused by a Morbillivirus named Peste des petits ruminants virus (PPRV). READ MORE