Essays about: "example of local literature in thesis"

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  1. 1. Integration of a Technological Tool in an Early Warning System within its Social Context: A Case Study from Durazno, Uruguay

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ane Carina Reiter; [2018]
    Keywords : Early warning system; technology decision-making; people-centred DRM; disaster risk reduction; Science General;

    Abstract : A disaster is not just natural but largely of social and political origin. To be effective, an early warning system must therefore be viewed as a social process with a strong focus on the people at risk. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hydrological and hydrogeological consequences of rapid and large-scale urbanization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI); Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Archana Ema Akhilesh; [2018]
    Keywords : Rapid and large-scale urbanization; ArcGIS; HEC-HMS; surface runoff; surface infiltration.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Urbanization is a process where rural population move to urban places for better job opportunities and facilities. This is a natural process and more or less unavoidable. But when this process takes place rapidly and at large -scale, the urban cities will undergo various changes that will impact the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reggae, rum punch and responsibility : A multi-case study about the usage of CSR in Dominican SMEs

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Michelle Lauritzen; Antina Schröder; [2017]
    Keywords : Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR; internationalization; developing;

    Abstract : This paper aims at providing a deeper understanding about how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries, looking at the case of Dominica, to strengthen their position on the international market. Different views and aspects of CSR have been found and analysed in order to show what previous scholars have contributed to the field. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wireless wave propagation in city street canyons

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Andrés Felipe Garcia Albarracin; [2017]
    Keywords : Channel modeling; Channel sounding; Local scattering function; Ray tracing.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This project aims to determine the characteristics of a wireless communication channel in city-street-canyon scenarios. The channel of a typical city intersection is modeled with a ray tracer and measured with a channel sounder. Then, the results of both tools are compared in terms of the local scattering function. READ MORE

  5. 5. Community-Based Preparedness Trainings to Build and Strengthen Local Capacities for Disaster Preparedness. With lessons learned from Preparedness Trainings in landslide risk communities in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Julian Erjautz; [2017]
    Keywords : Community-Based Preparedness Trainings; Landslide trainings; Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction; Preparedness; Community based societal services; community development; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Disaster response is most effective, if a high level of preparedness is in place before natural hazards strike. As many low-income countries are under-financed when it comes to Disaster Risk Reduction, it is lower-cost interventions such as Community-Based Preparedness Trainings that they often rely on to provide strategies to reduce the vulnerability of communities. READ MORE