Essays about: "ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 143 essays containing the words ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY.

  1. 1. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using remote sensing and land abandonment as a proxy for long-term human out-migration. A Case Study: Al-Hassakeh Governorate, Syria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Berit Mohr; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; remote sensing; Syria; vegetation indices; land abandonment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of human migration and displacement has become more important in recent years and will continue to do so in the following decades. Voices become louder claiming that climate change is a driving factor for increased displacement and migration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Roots of Conflict: Classification and Regression Trees and the Complexity of Organized Violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Jonah Simonds; [2021]
    Keywords : complexity; violence; machine learning; CART; conflict;

    Abstract : Conflict researchers have validated many different theories on the causes of organized violence, but there are significant gaps in knowledge concerning how these theories interact with one another. In this thesis, I identify a body of the most prominent theories of organized violence and model them in an environment suitable for capturing these complex interactions. READ MORE

  5. 5. I think I'll have myself a (local) beer

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Lily Blain; [2021]
    Keywords : Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : There is a consensus in circles of academia and policy that the term ‘local’ is used to differentiate food systems that are not of a global or national scale. While many have looked to define local in specific regional settings and contexts, little has been done to understand the different discourses of local in different sectors of the food & beverage (F&B) industry. READ MORE