Essays about: "trees"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 799 essays containing the word trees.

  1. 1. SOUNDING WOOD, Tonal differences of woods employed in historical soundboards

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Fabio Rigali; [2016-01-02]
    Keywords : Harpsichord; Clavichord; Soundboard material; Wood properties;

    Abstract : This work starts giving a short introduction about woodworking and devotes the second chapter to collecting and commenting historical sources dealing with wood used in stringed keyboard instruments. In the following part, looking both at sources and extant instruments, an approximate atlas of the wood types used in various building traditions is sketched; natural range and features of the most important trees used in soundboards are also given. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gestaltning med ätbara växter : ett förslag för en nyanlagd villatomt i Eskilstuna

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

    Author : Fanny Hellström; [2016]
    Keywords : trädgård; växtgestaltning; ätbara växter; landskapsarkitektur; gestaltningsförslag; stadsodling; villaträdgård; livsstil; frukt och bär;

    Abstract : Syftet med denna kandidatuppsats är att gestalta en befintlig villaträdgård med enbart ätbara växter. Förutom att ge skörd ska trädgården också vara en njutbar oas för den boende, med höga estetiska värden, sköna platser att vistas på och övriga funktioner som en privat trädgård kan förväntas bidra med. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cryptic refugia vs. Tabula Rasa: Boreal trees in glacial Fennoscandia : Plant growth during the Weichselian glaciation and the early Holocene in northern Europe

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Anne van Woerkom; [2016]
    Keywords : boreal trees; Fennoscandia; cryptic refugia; Weichselian; glacial survival;

    Abstract : Recent studies applying innovative technologies, such as genetic analysis and carbon dating, contradict the palynological based assumption that Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) and Norway spruce (Picea abies) vanished from Fennoscandia during the Last Glacial Maximum (c. 20.000 yrs BP) and re-colonized after the cold Younger Dryas (c. 12. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impacts of Urban Heat Islands on Northwestern European Cities: Characterising the heat island intensity based on land use data

    University essay from Luleå/Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

    Author : Twan Rovers; [2016]
    Keywords : climate-sensitive urban design; urban heat island UHI ; heat mitigation; local climate zone LCZ ; Northwestern Europe;

    Abstract : Many urban and suburban areas experience higher temperatures than their outlying rural surroundings. This difference in temperature is what constitutes an Urban Heat Island (UHI). UHIs result from man-made modifications of the natural environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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