Essays about: "Coastal erosion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words Coastal erosion.

  1. 1. Gone With the Headwind. Characterizing Erosion Using Lattice-Boltzmann Method : and its Implication in Planet Formation

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Fysikum

    Author : Lukas Cedenblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Erosion; Planet formation; Lattice-Boltzmann;

    Abstract : Erosion has a long history in science and is used in many different fields today, for example in geology for coastal erosion and in the oil industry for pipe erosion. It is very difficult to study erosion both analytically. Numerically it is difficult due to moving and shape-changing boundaries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Coastal erosion in the region of Thu Bon River mouth, Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Eric Asplund; Hanna Malmström; [2018]
    Keywords : Coastal erosion; Cua Dai Beach; longshore sediment transport; EBED; Cascade; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Coastal erosion has increased worldwide during the last decades, mostly due to human activities. Vietnam is not spared, where many places within the country suffer from beach erosion. This report focuses on the region around Thu Bon river mouth in the central part of Vietnam. READ MORE

  3. 3. Coastal erosion in Ängelholm : a case study tracking recent and historical changes to Vejbystrand

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Anna Hamilton; [2018]
    Keywords : coastal erosion; Ängelholm; coastal topography; DSAS; change detection; frequent storms; climate change; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As global warming continues to change the global climate, extreme weather events become more common. The effects of such events vary regionally due to both natural and anthropo- genic influences. This study identifies the main mechanisms causing coastal erosion in Äng- elholm and evaluates the adaptation measures implemented by the municipality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Projecting invasive species using remote sensing and spatial explicit models

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Astrid Zimmermann; [2018]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; Rosa rugosa; invasive species; aerial images; growth rate; modeling; cellular automata; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : An evaluation of the current and previous Rosa rugosa growth on Kieler Ort, Germany, with the aim to predict the rose coverage in future, under consideration of environmental factors. Kieler Ort, a rather isolated island in the southwest Baltic Sea is representing a unique environment which is protected for its landscape, nature, flora and fauna and serves as a bird sanctuary. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing vulnerability to sea level rise in the state of São Paulo, Brazil

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema MiljöförändringLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Marcela Miranda Francisco; [2018]
    Keywords : Brazil; climate change; coastal vulnerability; sea level rise; vulnerability assessment;

    Abstract : The study aims to assess vulnerability to sea level rise of the municipal population from the coastal region of the state of São Paulo. This vulnerability assessment focus on degrees of vulnerability and what are the main factors that affect vulnerability to sea level rise in the municipalities. READ MORE