Essays about: "Arktis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word Arktis.

  1. 1. Feedback effects in the Arctic region and how they affect the global climate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Lotta Nyman; [2020]
    Keywords : Arctic warming; Arctic change; Climate feedback effect; Lower latitude weather; Arctic amplification; Permafrost; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Arctic is warming at a rate two to three times that of the global average. Although only covering a small area of the globe, it is a vital component of the climate system. Through climatic feedback effects the warming is enhanced, and risks leading to further climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Seasonal community dynamics of macroinvertebrates in an Arctic stream

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

    Author : Ellinor Jakobsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Macroinvertebrates; Arctic; seasonality; community composition; Abisko;

    Abstract : Arctic ecosystems are amongst the most vulnerable on Earth to ongoing climate change. While the responses to these changes are well studied on land, less is known about how aquatic communities may respond to a warmer arctic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  4. 4. Arctic Loess as an Environmental Archive : Identifying Weathering with XRF Analysis in West Greenland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Isabelle Karnik; [2019]
    Keywords : loess; XRF; weathering index; Holocene climate; Greenland;

    Abstract : Loess from west Greenland was studied to evaluate Holocene paleoclimate in the Arctic region. Deposits of loess are formed over long time scales through deposition of fine aeolian sediment and they exist in several places in the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Behemoth of the High North : Framing of the Arctic Challenges in Russian News Media

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring; Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Daniel Johansson; Jacob Florhed; [2019]
    Keywords : Arctic; climate change; framing analysis; geopolitics; news media; Russia; Arktis; klimatförändringar; framinganalys; geopolitik; nyhetsmedia; Ryssland;

    Abstract : Klimatförändringarnasägs vara den viktigaste drivkraften för de geostrategiska förändringarna som äger rum i Arktis. Uppvärmningen av regionen medför ett antal betydande geopolitiska effekter. När det gäller dessa nya omständigheter betraktas Ryssland som en nyckelaktör. READ MORE