Essays about: "Early Warning System"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words Early Warning System.

  1. 1. Making obsolescence obsolete - A practical study of obsolescence management theory in the context of a truck OEM

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Andreas Janson; Jonatan Norman; [2020-07-22]
    Keywords : disruption; disruptive innovation; disruptive technologies; obsolescence; obsolescence management; truck OEM; trucking industry;

    Abstract : Truck manufacturers are facing unprecedented technological disruptions from electrification,digitalization and automation. When disrupted, sustainment-dominated industries such as thetrucking industry, face increased risks of component and system obsolescence, which might leadto skyrocketing costs and diminishing aftermarket service. READ MORE

  2. 2. An investigation of detection limits for an early warning system for measurement of radioactivity in the atmosphere

    University essay from KTH/Fysik

    Author : Ebba Ahlgren Cederlöf; [2020]
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  3. 3. Fostering Anticipatory Action via Social Protection Systems : A Case Study of the Climate Vulnerability of Flood-Exposed Social Security Allowance Beneficiaries in Bardiya District, Nepal

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Sabrina Desroches; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate disaster; climate vulnerability; climate resilience; social protection; Shock Responsive Social Protection; Adaptive Social Protection; Early Warning Systems; Forecast-based Financing; Floods; Nepal;

    Abstract : Rationale – Climate disasters represent a significant and growing proportion of the humanitarian burden and are a key factor in increasing poverty and insecurity. A myriad of studies demonstrate that aid delivered in an ex-ante fashion can be effective in mitigating losses of life, assets and livelihoods associated with climate hazards. READ MORE

  4. 4. Flood Prediction System Using IoT and Artificial Neural Networks with Edge Computing

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

    Author : Eric Samikwa; [2020]
    Keywords : Internet of things; Flood prediction; Artificial neural network; Edge computing; Long short-term memory.; Sakernas Internet; Översvämning av översvämningar; Artificiella neuronnät; Kant datoranvändning; Långt kortvarigt minne;

    Abstract : Flood disasters affect millions of people across the world by causing severe loss of life and colossal damage to property. Internet of things (IoT) has been applied in areas such as flood prediction, flood monitoring, flood detection, etc. READ MORE

  5. 5. Forecast-based Humanitarian Action and Conflict : Promises and pitfalls of planning for anticipatory humanitarian response to armed conflict

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Loic Hostetter; [2019]
    Keywords : humanitarian; humanitarian action; international aid; forecast-based financing; forecast-based action; humanitarian aid; international humanitarian aid; FbF; FbA; anticipatory humanitarian action; Loic Hostetter; German Red Cross; Red Cross Movement; Start Fund; Start Network; early warning; early warning system; anticipatory humanitarian response; EWS; FbA;

    Abstract : Practitioners of Forecast-based Action (FbA) argue that a humanitarian response able to utilize forecasts to accurately predict disaster, secure funding, and take action before the onset of a crisis will benefit donors and beneficiaries alike. In search of effective and efficient early-action regimes, a number of major humanitarian actors are developing FbA projects of various designs, predominantly in response to natural disaster and famine. READ MORE