Essays about: "Coastal erosion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 61 essays containing the words Coastal erosion.

  1. 1. Coastal Response to Sea Level Rise in Ystad Municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Elin Olsson; Sara Engström; [2021]
    Keywords : coastal erosion; Bruun Rule; sea level rise; coastal management; beach morphology; coastal processes; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The globally accelerating sea-level rise poses a problem in coastal areas through, e.g., the erosion of sandy beaches. Due to this, buildings, infrastructure, and other values can be lost, making the future shoreline position important to project in coastal management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analysis of coastal erosion between different flights of UAV

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Zhengran Yin; [2021]
    Keywords : Coastal erosion; UAV; Digital Surface Model; Slope; Elevation differences; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : More than 600 million people are living in coastal areas in the world. According to the trend of population migration, the global coastal area population may increase to more than 1 billion by 2050. READ MORE

  3. 3. The hydrodynamic impacts of Estuarine Oyster reefs, and the application of drone technology to this study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Oskar Evert Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; Physical Geography; Oyster Reef; Drone; UAV; Hydrodynamics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The impacts of climate change are being seen within the estuarine environment through erosion and shoreline retreat, associated with sea-level rise and changes in storm activity. Restoration oyster reefs have been identified as a working-with-nature strategy to protect and restore these shoreline environments, stabilising sediment, and reducing erosion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nature-based solutions as a climate change adaptation strategy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Linda Doan; [2021]
    Keywords : nature-based solutions; ecosystem-based adaptation; Kristianstad Municipality; planning process; Swedish urban planning; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, rising sea levels in Kristianstad Municipality is more urgent than ever. Sea levels around Scania are estimated to rise more than 2,5 meters in 80 years considering that they are currently rising with 3,2 mm per year. READ MORE

  5. 5. Refuge from Climate Change? : The Principle of Non-Refoulement under the ICCPR and the ECHR in the Context of Climate Change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Herrault; [2021]
    Keywords : non-refoulement; climate refugees; climate change; human rights law; ECHR article 3; ECtHR; ICCPR articles 6 and 7; United Nations Human Rights Committee; slow onset processes; climate change effects; klimatflyktingar; non-refoulement; EKMR artikel 3; ICCPR artikel 6 och 7;

    Abstract : In the early 1990s the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicted that the gravest effects of climate change could be on human migration, as millions would be displaced by coastal erosion, flooding, and drought. Today, this is considered a reality that is coming ever closer. READ MORE