Essays about: "Coastal erosion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words Coastal erosion.

  1. 1. How Nature-based solutions can improve climate mitigation and adaptation outcomes: a case study of Alpes-Maritimes.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Mee Ottosson; [2019]
    Keywords : Nature-based solutions; NBS; Climate mitigation; Climate adaptation; Southern France; Alpes-Maritimes;

    Abstract : Urban areas are facing complex environmental, economic and social challenges as a result of climate change. The interconnected problems, such as water pollution, coastal erosion, social segregation and loss of biodiversity are often treated with conventional solutions – grey infrastructure. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Grass is Always Bluer. An investigation into the applicability of Market-based Governance for Seagrass in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : David Boyd; [2019]
    Keywords : Blue carbon; Seagrass; Sweden; Payment for ecosystem services; Loss and Damage; coastal management; market based environmental governance; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years the concept of “Blue carbon” has brought attention to the importance of Mangroves, Seagrass and Saltmarsh ecosystems in carbon cycles. Concerns over climate change has had countries commit to decreasing CO2 emissions, often using natural processes to sequester CO2. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cruising away from strong sustainability? A case-study of the social and environmental trade-offs of cruise tourism in Flåm, Norway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Henriette Sandstå; [2019]
    Keywords : cruise tourism; air pollution; strong sustainability; sustainable tourism; sustainability science; Norway; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Cruise tourism is the fastest growing segment within the global tourism industry, allowing tourists to visit spectacular coastal destinations all over the world. Due to its pristine fjord landscapes, Norway is a popular cruise destination. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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