Essays about: "protected natural areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words protected natural areas.

  1. 1. Consequences of a flood in Kristianstad, Sweden : a GIS-based analysis of impacts on important societal functions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jonas Sjögren; [2017]
    Keywords : important societal functions; Hammarslund Barrier Failure; flood consequences; flood risk analysis; physical geography; geography; Geographical Information Systems; Kristianstad; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : According to a recent report from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the city of Kristianstad is considered as one of the most vulnerable in Sweden regarding consequences of a flood. Being protected by a barrier system, a failure would most likely have serious impact on the city. READ MORE

  2. 2. Community-based conservation in Peruvian Amazon. Attempts to save the red uakari of Loreto

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Berglund; [2016]
    Keywords : Amazon Rainforest; Collective action; Loreto; Peru Sustainable Development; Uakari;

    Abstract : Abstract. In Peru, the population of a very rare monkey species called the red uakari (Cacajao calvus ucayalii) lives in the Amazon rainforest in an area called Loreto. The natural resources of Loreto have been exploited due to large anthropogenic pressure which has affected the biodiversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Skogsbrukets hänsyn till rennäringen som riksintresse : contortatall i flyttleder

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Anja Fjellgren Valkeapää; [2016]
    Keywords : renskötsel; främmande trädslag; produktion; täthet; renar;

    Abstract : Rennäringen är en näring som bedrivs på ca 50 % av Sveriges areal och samsas med skogsbruket på samma områden. För att rennäringens bedrivande inte ska försvåras ytterligare är viktiga områden skyddade enligt Miljöbalken. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conservation assessments of Văcărești urban wetland in Bucharest (Romania) : land cover and climate changes from 2000 to 2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Luana Andreea Simion; [2016]
    Keywords : land cover types; climate change; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; urban wetland; biodiversity; protection and preservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Văcărești Urban Wetland, a recently instituted nature park, is situated in Bucharest (Romania). It has been established over the last 27 years within an abandoned retention polder, built during the communist era. READ MORE

  5. 5. GIS-based optimal localisation of beekeeping in rural Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damian Gimenez Cruz; [2016]
    Keywords : forest conservation; beekeeping; multi-criteria decision analysis; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS; poverty alleviation; rural Kenya; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Geographic Information System (GIS) based multi-criteria site suitability evaluation provides the means to locate potential beekeeping areas in rural Kenya. The criteria considers specific environmental and socio-economic variables. READ MORE