Essays about: "trees"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 576 essays containing the word trees.

  1. 1. Why put that Seedling in the Ground - A Case Study of the TIST Tree Planting Program in Tamil Nadu India

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Calle Malmström; [2015-02-20]
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    Abstract : This study examines a reforestation program, TIST (The International Small Group and Tree Planting Program), and its effects on farmer's tree planting behavior. TIST is funded by selling carbon credits on the Voluntary Carbon Market and derive the carbon credits from farmers who plant trees in their own lands. READ MORE

  2. 2. Examining the New Kind of Beauty Using the Human Being as a Measuring Instrument

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för Industriell utveckling, IT och Samhällsbyggnad

    Author : Jou-Hsuan Wu; [2015]
    Keywords : Cartography; scaling; head tail breaks; the theory of centers; fractals; and the mirror-of-the-self test;

    Abstract : A map combines scientific facts with aesthetic perceptions. This study argues that scaling is universal in mapping reality and evoking a sense of beauty. Scaling laws are used to reveal the underlying structures and dynamics of spatial features. Complex systems, such as living cities involve various interacting entities at all scales. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Security Analysis of Wireless Smart Home Technologies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Niclas Hansson; Alexander Lantz; Ludvig Fischerström; [2015]
    Keywords : Smart home technologies; Internet security; Internet of Things; Tellstick Net;

    Abstract : The use of electronics connected to local networks and the Internet is growingall the time. Nowadays you can control your electronics in your house even when away from home, which opens up for potential security threats. READ MORE

  4. 4. Likelihood-based classification of single trees in hemi-boreal forests

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Simon Vallin; [2015]
    Keywords : Classification of single trees; likelihood-based classification; naive bayes classifier;

    Abstract : Determining species of individual trees is important for forest management. In this thesis we investigate if it is possible to discriminate between Norway spruce, Scots pine and deciduous trees from airborne laser scanning data by using unique probability density functions estimated for each specie. READ MORE

  5. 5. Plockar frukt gör man i staden : en litteraturstudie om skötselproblem vid odling av fruktträd i stadsmiljö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Linus Forss; [2015]
    Keywords : ecosystem disservices; fruktträd; skötsel; skötselproblem; stadsodling;

    Abstract : Fruktträd används sällan i stadsmiljö idag. Vanligare var det för hundra år sedan. Beror det på att staden har blivit en för ogästvänlig plats att växa på eller har fruktträden blivit bortglömda? I detta arbete söks svaret på vilka skötselproblem som är förknippade med odling av fruktträd i stadsmiljö. READ MORE