Essays about: "example of local literature in thesis"

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  1. 1. Agroecology as a social movement : a case study of the Prince George's County Food Equity Council in Maryland, United States

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Emma Tozer; [2016]
    Keywords : social movements; food policy councils; Prince George s County; Maryland; United States; agroecology; food systems; systems thinking; equity; resilience; food policy;

    Abstract : The United States has experienced a drastic change in its food system within the last century. A locally-based, self-sufficient model has been replaced by one that is characterized by a consolidation of business and farms into fewer hands; a mechanization and specialization of agriculture management; and the looming threat of urban development encroaching on farmland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Examination of adaptive comfort models for appropriate assessment of thermal comfort in transitory and semiexternal spaces

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Medina Deliahmedova; [2016]
    Keywords : PMV; Thermal comfort; adaptive comfort model; UTCI; transitory spaces; semi-external spaces; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Thermal comfort is a topic that for the last century has interested designers and researchers. European and International standards have given guidelines for assessment of thermal comfort in typical indoor environments for long occupancy, however the transitory spaces and semi-external spaces have not been addressed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Providing clean water to rural communities: Cases from Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Juan Garcia Padron; [2016]
    Keywords : Rural Communities; Clean Water Provision Systems; Mexico; Guanajuato; Practical Example; PAUL; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite the international efforts, clean water provision to all remains a task to be solved around the world. As this challenge accentuates in rural areas, this thesis contributes to the body of knowledge of clean water provision in to rural communities, focusing on seven cases from Guanajuato and Oaxaca in Mexico. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wind Energy Development in Mexico - A case study of the potential for local socio-economic benefits in Mareña

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Armando Hurtado Sandoval; [2015]
    Keywords : Mexico; Wind energy; Oaxaca; Isthmus of Tehuantepec; political economic social technical legal environmental PESTLE Framework ; indigenous communities; international wind energy companies; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the State of Oaxaca in Southern Mexico exist abundant natural resource and excellent wind conditions. Currently in the region of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Oaxaca has an extensive area with wind farm projects due to their excellent wind speed conditions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stranden : gestaltningsförslag för lek och aktivitet i Marnäsparken

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

    Author : Josephine Yngvesson; [2014]
    Keywords : aktivitet; gestaltning; Marnäs; lek; lekpark; Ludvika; utomhusmiljö;

    Abstract : Lekplatser, förskolegårdar och skolgårdar är några av barns vardagsmiljöer utomhus. Barn är beroende av att vuxna tar ansvar för att skapa stimulerande utomhusmiljöer som erbjuder lek och aktivitet samt främjar deras hälsa. READ MORE