Essays about: "tree risks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 essays containing the words tree risks.

  1. 1. Choice of tree species in the aftermath of two major storms : a qualitative study of private forest owners in southern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Isak Lodin; [2016]
    Keywords : reforestation; small-scale private forest owners; Gudrun; Götaland; Norway spruce; reforestation grants;

    Abstract : The forests in Götaland, the most southern part of Sweden, are dominated by Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) H. Karst). This species is very important for the Swedish forest sector, but also associated with certain risks, such as wind-throw. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utvärdering av motorsågskörkortet

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Erik Fernlund; [2016]
    Keywords : säker skog; motorsåg; arbetsmiljö säkerhet;

    Abstract : The accident rates associated with chainsaw operation have been unacceptably high for a long time. This has been due to insufficient knowledge of working techniques and low risk awareness. A mandatory requirement to obtain documented knowledge in chainsaw operation has recently been introduced. READ MORE

  3. 3. You are a widow and you will die, so why should you plant trees? : intersectionality in local development activities in connection with a carbon forestry plantation in Kachung, Uganda

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

    Author : Lovisa Neikter; [2016]
    Keywords : gender; intersectionality; poverty; climate change; CDM; Uganda;

    Abstract : Carbon forestry plantations are a way to achieve statutory global emissions reductions and are also claimed to decrease deforestation. Carbon forestry is not a new system, but has greatly increased in use in recent decades. One such afforestation project, owned by a Norwegian company, is located in northern Uganda. READ MORE

  4. 4. Analys av virkeskvalitet i gallringsfri granskog i Dalby

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Joel Engelbrektsson; [2016]
    Keywords : gran; gallring; gallringsfritt; virkeskvalitet; kvalitetsegenskaper;

    Abstract : Granen är ett av Sveriges viktigaste trädslag och har stor efterfrågan från industrin. Granen sköts vanligtvis med trakthyggesbruk med markberedning och plantering som föryngringsmetod, med röjning och ett flertal gallringar innan slutavverkning. Problematik kring gran i samband med gallring involverar främst stormskador och rotröta. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparative study of risk analysis methods from a fire safety perspective - Case study of new underground facilities at CERN

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Frida Olin; Erik Isaksson; [2016]
    Keywords : Risk analysis methods; design fires; event tree analysis; preliminary hazard analysis; What-if; ROGA; Gretener method; NFPA 101; comparative analysis; CERN; technical risk analysis methods; case study; LHC; HL-LHC; complex methods; simplified methods; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This report has investigated which type of risk analysis methods that can be used in an early design phase in a unique facility from a time and quality perspective. Two planned underground facilities for the HL-LHC at CERN have been used as a case study. READ MORE