Essays about: "ecological product"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words ecological product.

  1. 1. Greening Potosí : making use of green infrastructure in a dense, informal settlement of Bogotá

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Amanda Hultman; Johanna Svahn; [2016]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; informal settlement; Potosí; public green space;

    Abstract : Today more people are living in urban areas than in rural and the global trend of urbanization is rapidly increasing. In Colombia, around 76 per cent of the population is living in urban areas, most of them in the capital city Bogotá. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is Swedish Public Procurement Ready for Sustainable Product Development? : An Investigation on Barriers in Public Procurement that Prevents the Diffusion of Sustainable Innovations

    University essay from KTH/Hållbarhet och industriell dynamik

    Author : ELIN SOHLSTRÖM; [2016]
    Keywords : Diffusion; Public Procurement; Sustainable Procurement; Sustainable innovations; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current focus on sustainability entails an extension of companies focus beyond economicobjectives to an approach that also take into account economic, ecological as well as societal performance (Hollos, Blome and Foerstl, 2012). In this context, purchasing and supply has been transformed to have a strategic role in sustainability (Meehan and Bryde, 2011). READ MORE

  3. 3. Tracking the eye of the beholder: The roles of effort and preferences in everyday decision making

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kognitionsvetenskap

    Author : Erik Jansson; [2016]
    Keywords : decision making eye-tracking cognitive effort preferences retail; Science General;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relation between preferences and cognitive effort in decision making tasks in a natural setting. Does the way a supermarket’s shelves are organized affect how easy it is to choose what items to purchase? Does it affect the quality of our choice? The eye-movements of participants were recorded during their regular shopping trips in two supermarkets with different shelf organizations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Military and Nature : An environmental history of Swedish military landscapes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Henrik Strömsten; [2016]
    Keywords : Military landscapes; Military geography; Swedish military; Historical ecology; Event ecology; Discourse analysis; Environmentalism; Militära landskap; Militärgeografi; Svensk militär; Historisk ekologi; Diskursanalys; Naturvård;

    Abstract : This thesis, an environmental history of a selected number of Swedish military training environments, is based on observation of military landscapes with a permanent presence of military-related objects and activities, all of which leave their traces in the environment, and how continued military activity is legitimised with environmental arguments. By also observing military policies and documents, I look into how the Swedish military frame their own training environments, and how ‘environmentalist’ discourses is adopted to justify past and present activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of Arctic peak-season carbon flux estimations based on four MODIS vegetation products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Antonin Kusbach; [2016]
    Keywords : vegetation indices; satellite-derived data; Arctic; net ecosystem exchange; big data analysis; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increased temperatures in high latitudes may alter the carbon dynamics throughout the Arctic. Modelled CO2 simulations show that current climate conditions constitute the Arctic a net carbon sink, though the large extent and fine landscape heterogeneity raise an uncertainty about the carbon sink/source status of the region. READ MORE