Essays about: "Contaminated land"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words Contaminated land.

  1. 1. Systematic and Automatized Hydrogeological Data Capturing for Provision of Safe Drinking Water in Daudkandi, Bangladesh

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Molly Boberg; Märta Selander; [2021]
    Keywords : Arsenic; Hydrogeology; Drinking water; Data capture; Bangladesh; GeoGIS; Visualization; Sustainable mitigation; Arsenik; Hydrogeologi; Dricksvatten; Datainsamling; Bangladesh; GeoGIS; Visualisering; Hållbara åtgärder;

    Abstract : Arsenic-contaminated drinking water exposes ~230 million people worldwide to increased risks of several diseases and is considered one of the greatest threats to public health. In Bangladesh, arsenic-contaminated water has been declared the largest poisoning of a population in history, where 39 million people are exposed to arsenic levels above the WHO guidelines (>10 μg/L). READ MORE

  2. 2. Detection of metals and trace elements in rice in Matlab, Bangladesh: A descriptive study

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Shabana Azmy; [2020]
    Keywords : Toxic metals; essential elements; rice; Matlab; Bangladesh.;

    Abstract : Rice is the staple food for almost half of the global population, including Bangladesh. This may be problematic, as rice may be contaminated with toxic metals, like arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb) due to industrialization, overuse of cultivating land, fertilizers and pesticides. READ MORE

  3. 3. Förekomst av toxiner i foder till häst

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

    Author : Rebecka Eriksson; [2020]
    Keywords : mykotoxiner; mögel; hygien; foder; häst;

    Abstract : An adult horse in the wild devotes a greater part of the day to seeking food. Stabled horses are provided with horse feed that has been preserved and stored to be available all year round. When harvesting, storing and handling horse feed, it can become infested by mold and fungi that can cause toxins in the feed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exotiska träd och ståndortsförbättring : två modeller för att hantera framtida klimatutmaningar för urban trädanvändning

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Johan Nilsson; [2020]
    Keywords : stadsträd; exotisk; inhemsk; jordförbättring; ekosystemtjänster; invasiv; trädsjukdomar SLU; Sveriges;

    Abstract : I takt med att klimathotet blir allt mer reellt ställs större krav på utformningen av framtidens städer. Högre temperaturer, ökande nederbördsmängder och risken för torka gör att vi tvingas förändra sättet vi ser på stadsutveckling. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nutrients spreading with cloudburst modeling

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Nikita Smiyanov; [2020]
    Keywords : MIKE21; 2D-modeling; nutrients; phosphorus; nitrogen; cloudburst; land-use; MIKE21; 2D-modellering; närsalter; fosfor; kväve; skyfall; markanvändning;

    Abstract : Climate change and environmental disasters are strongly dependent. Humanity is facing considerable changes in environmental adaptions and remediation of contaminated sites. Water is a valuable resource that should be protected and prevented from hazardous influences. READ MORE