Essays about: "shadow cost"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words shadow cost.

  1. 1. Evaluating the benefit-cost  ratio of groundwater abstraction for additional irrigation water on global scale.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Mohammad Faiz Alam; [2016]
    Keywords : Groundwater; Irrigation; Abstraction; Cost-benefit analysis; Global;

    Abstract : Projections show that to feed a growing population which is expected to reach 9.1 billion in 2050 would require raising overall food production by some 70 percent by 2050. One of the possible ways to increase agricultural production is through increasing yields by expanding irrigation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Olika röjningsprograms effekter på kvalitets och diameterutveckling i Bokskog

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Hampus Plantman; [2015]
    Keywords : röjning; Fagus sylvatica; kvalitet; volymutveckling; bokskog; pre-commercial thinning; European beech; quality development; volume production; stand development;

    Abstract : Boken är Sveriges näst viktigaste ädellövträd och ett utpräglat sekundärt trädslag som trivs bäst i sluttningar med god bonitet. För att uppnå en god virkesproduktion med en tillfredställande kvalitet har boken relativt höga ståndortskrav. Av boktimmer görs det huvudsakligen fanér, möbler och finsnickerier. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing the environmental impact of building materials using the Dutch approach: The case of the Triodos bank office building using BREEAM.NL

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign

    Author : Marie Chevalerias; [2015]
    Keywords : National MilieuDatabase.; office building; BREEAM.NL; building materials; shadow cost; LCA; environmental impact; Technology and Engineering; Arts and Architecture; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the increasing importance accorded to environmental performance of buildings, the goal of this master thesis is to study the Dutch assessment method for evaluating the environmental impact caused by the material of an office building project with the Dutch version of the BREEAM certification scheme. After doing a literature review to comprehend the current state of affair concerning the assessment method for environmental impact of building material in the Netherlands, the MaterialenTool using the National MilieuDatabase was used to assess different scenarios aiming to reduce the total shadow cost of the building. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feasibility of a low-cost weather sensor network for agricultural purposes : a preliminary assessment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kees Van Duijvendijk; [2015]
    Keywords : coffee; microclimates; Costa Rica; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; spatio-temporal interpolation; GIS; micro-sensors; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study has focused on challenges encountered when setting up a weather-network for agricultural purposes (e.g. linking temperature to the suitability of crops and pest incidence) with only low-cost sensors and materials. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration of solar and wind power at Lillgrundwind farm. : Wind turbine shadow effect on solar farm atLillgrund wind farm.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Energivetenskap

    Author : Samer Al-Mimar; [2015]
    Keywords : Solar farm; Wind farm; Lillgrund farm; offshore farm; shadow effect; power production; effect;

    Abstract : The supply of energy is a key factor in modern societies. As the old fossil sources for energy are dwindling, conflicts arise between competing nations and regions. Fossil energy sources also contribute to the pollution of the environment and emission of greenhouse gases. READ MORE