Essays about: "Air"

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  1. 1. ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY : Innovative Design for an Ankle Foot Orthosis

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : Theresa Hoai-Thuong Nguyen; [2021]
    Keywords : Ankle Foot Orthosis; Orthotics; Assistive Technology; 3D Printing; 3D Scanning; Additive Manufacturing; Self-Expression; Personalization; Customization; Human Rights;

    Abstract : The following report presents a Master thesis project about a re-design of an ankle foot orthosis using additive manufacturing as the production method, conducted by a student in Spring 2020 as part of the Master’s programme Industrial Design at Jönköping University’s School of Engineering. Ankle foot orthoses are the most prescribed lower extremity orthoses worldwide and are worn in a visually obtrusive way making patients feel stigmatized for their disability. READ MORE

  2. 2. “They only talk about the trees” - An analysis of relations of power and justice in the (de)construction of Nepal’s Second International Airport

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Hanna Geschewski; [2021]
    Keywords : Land rights; Political Ecology; Justice; Nepal; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : While calls to reduce air travel have emerged in many high-income countries, Nepal, with only one international airport, is still striving to improve its air connectivity. In 2015, the government resumed its 1995 plan to build a second international airport near Nijgadh, a town in the southern plains. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constraints and Enablers of Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change Adaptation – the Case of Berlin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Stéphanie-Fabienne Lacombe; [2021]
    Keywords : Adaptation; Adaptation Governance; Adaptive Capacity; Berlin; Berlin Senate; Climate Change; Climate Impact; Climate Governance; Climate Policy; Green Roofs; Nature-Based Solutions; Urban Green Spaces; Urban Planning; Vulnerability.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As the need to adapt to a changing climate and the political rhetoric in this regard are growing, Berlin’s Senate has issued strategic policies – complemented by an increase of funding. Berlin’s socio-cultural features and place-based factors seem predisposed for so-called “Nature-based Solutions” (NbS) that can support the achievement of adaptation efforts. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of environmental policies on CO2 emissions - using the environmental policy stringency index

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Elin Alexandersson; [2020-09-15]
    Keywords : Environmental policy stringency index; CO₂ emissions; panel data; fixed effects;

    Abstract : The carbon concentration in the air has increased by 50 percent since pre-industrial times and continues to increase every year. Climate change is, therefore, a significant challenge today. READ MORE

  5. 5. Air emissions arise from cruise vessels in the Port of Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Di Zhang; Cem Ozturk; [2020-07-02]
    Keywords : Cruise shipping; the Port of Gothenburg; air emission; SECA; NECA; fuel consumption; IMO; CLIA;

    Abstract : MSc Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE