Essays about: "environmental impact"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1301 essays containing the words environmental impact.

  1. 1. Residential Energy Information Systems: A Technology Acceptance Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för informatik

    Author : Hussien Haitham; Ebba Gullstrand; [2017]
    Keywords : Perceived Usefulness; Energy Analytics; Energy Informatics; Technology Acceptance; Energy Information System EIS ; Energy Consumption; Social Factors; Participant Characteristics; Perceived Risks and Benefits.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Technology and information systems has been instrumental in supporting multiple industries for the past 3 decades. The rapid growth of information and communication technology has led to better understanding to utilize these techs in solving many existing environmental issues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Effects of climate change on freezing damage in three subarctic bryophyte species

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Marlene Kassel; [2017]
    Keywords : freezing damage; bryophytes; subarctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Climate change is expected to have a strong impact on subarctic ecosystems. Increased temperatures as well as altered precipitation and snow cover patterns are predicted to change species distribution and affect biogeochemical processes in the subarctic tundra. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : PCSWMM; urban flood modelling; 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

  4. 4. 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 : aerosols; air quality; satellite remote sensing; GIS; geography; Geographical Information Systems; particulate matter; Aerosol Optical Depth; MODIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine the use of remote sensing aerosol data as an estimator of ground level fine particulate matter concentration (PM 2.5). In order to examine this possible relation, daily MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data were used, collected for an entire year. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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 : zero waste; package free; life cycle assessment; food waste; oats; rapeseed oil; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study investigates the zero-waste concept applied to the food industry, and how the environmental impact differs between a package-free scenario found at a specialised Danish retail-store and a conventional scenario, using two reference products typically found in normal retail stores in Sweden. In the Danish store, the oats are sold in gravity dispensers, and the rapeseed oil is sold in glass bottles intended to be brought back to the store by the consumer to be cleaned and reused. READ MORE