Essays about: "environmental impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1281 essays containing the words environmental impact.

  1. 1. Asymptotic behavior and effective boundaries forage-structured population models in aperiodically changing environment

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Matematik och tillämpad matematikLinköpings universitet/Tekniska fakulteten

    Author : Jonathan Andersson; [2017]
    Keywords : age-structure; time-dependency; environmental variability; upper and lower boundaries; periodic oscillations; logistic;

    Abstract : Human activity and other events can cause environmental changes to the habitat of organisms. The environmental changes effect the vital rates for a population. In order to predict the impact of these environmental changes on populations, we use two different models for population dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Porous asphalt as a method for reducing urban storm water runoff in Lund, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Gea Hallen; [2017]
    Keywords : urban flood modelling; PCSWMM; porous asphalt; Physical geography and Ecosystem Science; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Flooding is a major risk to the ever increasing urban population, posing a threat to human lives but also causing traffic interruptions, economic losses and pollution. Built up areas are prone to flooding due to the changes of previously pervious surfaces being covered by buildings and impervious pavements, such as asphalt. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Health Impact of Environmental and Health Policies in Mining Districts: Evidence from Mexico

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : John Andersson; [2016-10-03]
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    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Efficient Logistics for Circular Furniture Flows

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Fahad Yousef; Truijens Jarno; [2016-07-04]
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    Abstract : Introducing the concept of circular economy into the furniture industry could help the industry to reduce the waste and environmental impact by recapturing the remaining value of products at the end of lifecycle. The concept of circular economy has been successfully introduced and implemented in other industries like the car industry and the chemical industry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Design requirement on recyclability under the Ecodesign Directive. A possible synergy between waste and product policies on electric and electronic equipment?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Sahra Svensson; [2016-02-24]
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    Abstract : The newly released 'New Circular Economy Package' puts emphasis on resource efficiency through increased recycling, as well as ecodesign of products to accomplish it. The waste stream of electronic and electronic equipment (WEEE) is increasing and since these types of products contain valuable material the material contained in them should be recycled. READ MORE