Essays about: "water environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 518 essays containing the words water environment.

  1. 1. Hydrogeological Studies of the Reclamation Measures at the Kimheden Open-Pit Mine, Northern Sweden

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

    Author : Nicole Breng; [2015]
    Keywords : hydrogeology; mine site reclamation; open pit; backfilling; sulphidic waste rock;

    Abstract : Open pit copper mining was performed at Kimheden four decades ago. The waste rock was stored in heaps next to the two open pits, which lead to the formation of acid mine drainage. Therefore, the waste rock was gradually backfilled to the open pits and allowed to water saturate to the natural water level. READ MORE

  2. 2. Topografins inverkan på markvattenhalten i ett jordbruksdominerat avrinningsområde

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Olof Haraldsson; [2015]
    Keywords : topografi; jordbrukslandskap; markvattenhalt; dränering; avrinningsområde;

    Abstract : Topography is an important parameter for catchment hydrology, since it is a driver for water flow. Moreover, topography serves as a basis for hydrological models, e.g. ‘Top-model’, which is based on a topographical wetness index (TWI). READ MORE

  3. 3. Consumer practices in use and disposal: the sustainable fashion challenge

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Textilhögskolan (THS)

    Author : TERESA GALLARDO; KRISTA KORKIAKOSKI; [2014-09-19]
    Keywords : consumer behaviour; consumer practices; garment life cycle; upcycling; swapping; sustainable fashion; sustainability practices; sociocultural forces; DIY; use and disposal practices;

    Abstract : In the last two decades a drive for sustainable fashion emerged, grew and ultimately failed. In its beginnings the boom of green fashion and the saturation of labelled so-called sustainable garments, followed by the realization that most of the labelling did not hold any consistency behind it, overwhelmed consumers and made them immune to the effects of green marketing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hospitality and Sustainability A case-study and comparison of the sustainability work by hotels in the Gothenburg area

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emelie Björnefors; Louise Kjellsson; [2014-08-14]
    Keywords : Hotels; Hospitality; Sustainability; Environment; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Background and problem: The growing worldwide tourism industry and its potential impact on the environment has become a hot topic within the global hospitality industry. There has been an increase in the consciousness of sustainability issues over the last decades amongst hoteliers and investors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Greener Water Repellency? Feasible alternatives to fluoro chemicals for DWOR treatments on textiles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Textilhögskolan (THS)

    Author : Denize Åkerblom; Erik Göranzon; [2014-03-28]
    Keywords : Water and oil repellent; treatments; water and oil repellency; DWR; DWOR; perfluorinated compounds; PFCs; perfluorooctanoic acid; PFOA; perfluorooctane sulfonates; PFOS; dendrimers; organic silicon; hydrocarbon; hydrocarbon; aliphatic polyurethane; textiles; outdoor clothing; performance; UV-radiation; Martindale; washing;

    Abstract : BACKGROUND: Perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) have been used as durable water and oil repellent treatments in clothing for more than 50 years. The reason for its popularity is related to the chemical structure, which also makes these compounds persistent in the environment. READ MORE