Essays about: "Cochabamba"

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

  1. 1. Rainwater Infiltration Model of the Chocaya Basin using Hydrus-1D

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi; Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI)

    Author : Alexander Bergman; Mire Persmark; [2020]
    Keywords : Rainwater Infiltration; Alluvial Plain; Chocaya Basin; Hydraulic Conductivity; Double Ring Infiltrometer DRI ; Hydrus-1D; Electrical Resistivity Tomography ERT ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The objective of this study was to assess the rainwater infiltration process in the unsaturated zone in an alluvial plain. Particularly, this study is focused on the Chocaya basin in central Bolivia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child work: empowerment or violation of rights? : Stories from former Child Workers in Cochabamba, Bolivia

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sara Lind; [2020]
    Keywords : child work; child labour; child rights; universialism; relativism; Bolivia; Cochabamba;

    Abstract : Many international conventions concern child labour and child work and this practice tend to often be viewed as a violation of child rights. However, the discourse has changed and a tension among universalistic and relativistic scholars risen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hydrus-1D as a tool to understand contamination of an aquifer: A case study in the Central Valley of Cochabamba

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Theo Nyberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In water resource management, it is of importance to be able to predict how different activities might contaminate aquifers. For this kind of application, numerical modelling of water and solute transport can be a useful tool. READ MORE

  4. 4. Public green corridors in Cochabamba : a conceptual model proposal for green infrastructure in Cochabamba, Bolivia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Lisa Blomkvist; Gustav Stål; [2019]
    Keywords : green infrastructure; green corridors; sustainable cities; Cochabamba; pollinators;

    Abstract : (1) The urbanization around the world has led a fragmentation of the natural habitats of plant and animal species. The urban structure is generating a growing matrix that is preventing the dispersal of species. This is damaging the biodiversity and is leading to mass extinction. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physico-chemical evaluation of the water quality in Rocha River: A qualitative and comparative analysis including aspects of social and environmental factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Stina Jacobson; Ida Sekizovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Cochabamba; Rocha River; water quality analysis; water pollution; wastewater; regulations; ICO-index; Hec-RAS; minor field study; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In this study, a physico-chemical analysis of the Rocha River was performed during the beginning of the rainy season 2018 in order to examine the current state of the water quality in the river at six different locations. The river, located in the Cochabamba department, Bolivia, was examined from upstream in Sacaba to downstream in Sipe Sipe. READ MORE