Essays about: "Alaska"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the word Alaska.

  1. 1. Evaluation of potential marine current turbine sites in North American waters

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära; Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära; Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära; Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära

    Author : Tim Andersson; Muhammad Arsal Akram; Carl-Henrik Carlnäs; Tiffany Salisbury; [2020]
    Keywords : vertical axis; marine current turbines; alaska; florida;

    Abstract : Suitable locations for marine current power generation were scouted. The specific turbines considered in this project are vertical axis turbines and require an water velocity of 0.8 m/s to start and has a system efficiency of 20%. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hopeful or harmful literature? Teenage suicide as described in the YA novels Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher, and Looking for Alaska, by John Green

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för engelska

    Author : Elin Logara; [2019]
    Keywords : Suicide in literature; Young adult novels; suicide contagion; reader response; YA; teenage suicide; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Young adult novels about suicide are questioned pieces of literature. Fears of suicide contagion and the perceived unsuitability of such narratives for adolescents lie at the centre of this conflict, which has resulted in the banning of books and other censorship moves. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carbonaceous aerosols and trace metal deposition in high-latitude snow : a comparative study in Sweden and Alaska

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Anika Pinzner; [2019]
    Keywords : PM; carbon particles; pXRF; arctic; subarctic; EC OC; LAHM; PSAP; TOT; ICP-MS; filter; contamination; albedo;

    Abstract : This study investigates the advantages and disadvantages of several destructive and non-destructive analytical methods that can be employed to characterize airborne par-ticulate matter (PM) deposited in seasonal snow. To this end, a comparative study was conducted on PM obtained from snowpack surveys in two Arctic/subarctic regions of Northern Sweden and Interior Alaska, USA. READ MORE

  4. 4. Founded on Ice and Tradition : A Comparative Examination of the Development and Effectiveness of the Inuit Circumpolar and Saami Councils

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/StatsvetenskapLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : D. Luke Laframboise; [2019]
    Keywords : Inuit; Sami; Arctic; Indigenous; Institutions;

    Abstract : There has been a great deal of interest in the Arctic governance in recent years, but littleof the interest has been in the indigenous peoples that populate it and the political structures theyuse to make themselves heard. In this thesis, these political structures, and the peoples that formthem, are studied in a historical context in order to determine how these structures weredeveloped, how their cultures have been effected by their relationship with non-indigenousgovernments and what affect both people and structure have had in their political environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) location in Southeast Alaska : modeling the influence of mesoscale krill (Euphausiacea) patch depth and size

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Christine Walder; [2018]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; humpback whales; krill; patchiness; vertical distribution; Generalized Additive Models GAMs ; spatial modeling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Humpback whales ([i]Megaptera novaeangliae[/i]) require dense prey aggregations due to the high energetic cost of their feeding methods. Modeling studies have shown that when whales are on their feeding grounds, they are closely associated with high prey concentrations. READ MORE