Essays about: "Deforestation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 233 essays containing the word Deforestation.


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Ringvall; [2023-04-11]
    Keywords : Gender; Environment; Women’s political empowerment; Sustainable forestry;

    Abstract : Extensive research argues that women express higher levels of concern regarding environmental degradation and are more likely to act for environmental causes. This raises the question if women’s empowerment could lead to better environmental outcomes. Some research finds that women’s political empowerment indeed has good environmental outcomes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Design of a 2-D Lattice Flower Constellation for Earth observation applying the twin satellite concept

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Julia Martín-Fuertes Brañas; [2023]
    Keywords : 2D Lattice Flower Constellation design; number of satellites; number of planes; revisit time; coverage; optimized constellation; target list; twin satellite concept; FreeFlyer; 2D Lattice Flower Constellation design; antal satelliter; antal plan; återbesökstid; täckning; optimerad konstellation; mållista; tvilling-satellit-koncept; FreeFlyer;

    Abstract : Events such as forest fires or floods are a danger to our Earth’s environment and the people living in it. The sooner they can be detected, the less damage they can cause. An idea arises: use satellites to monitor the Earth and relay information to prevention and rescue organizations in a very short time, regardless of accessibility from ground. READ MORE

  3. 3. Monitoring deforestation in the Serranía de Chiribiquete in northern Colombian Amazon using time series analysis of satellite data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Yuyang Qian; [2023]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; CCDC; Forest loss; Landsat; Sentinel-1; Change detection; NNP; FARC; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Deforestation monitoring is of significant importance for the ecosystem, climate change,and policy-making. The availability of optical and synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite remote sensing images, along with the development of time series change detection methods, has contributed to the increasing popularity of time series analysis in forest disturbance monitoring. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluation of five hardwood species from Zambia to produce fuel pellets for cooking purposes : Study with a single pellet press including pellet production, post production testing and X-ray examinations

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för energi-, miljö- och byggteknik

    Author : Annika Silvennoinen; [2023]
    Keywords : Pelletizing; Pellet Production; Wood Species; X-Ray examinations; Pelletisering; Pelletstillverkning; Träslag; Röntgenundersökningar;

    Abstract : 81% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa relies on charcoal and firewood to cover their energy needs for cooking. In Africa charcoal is usually produced by burning tree in a traditional kilns and then the food is cooked with a carbon-fired stoves indoors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mandating transparency on deforestation and ecosystem conversion

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Moritz Driescher; [2023]
    Keywords : sustainability reporting; mandatory disclosure; deforestation; ecosystem conversion; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The production of eggs, meat, and dairy products in the EU indirectly contributes to deforestation and ecosystem conversion (DEC) in Latin America due to extensive imports of soy for animal feed. This thesis explores under which preconditions the mandatory European Sustainability Reporting Standards for the agriculture and farming sector can increase transparency in the opaque soy supply chains and incentivize reductions of imported DEC. READ MORE