Essays about: "Earth and Environmental Sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1432 essays containing the words Earth and Environmental Sciences.

  1. 1. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Dennis Lindell Schettini; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; homicide; deprivation; hot spot; generalized regression; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017 Homicide crimes are rare events depending on numerous factors and tend to be distributed differently based on geographic location. The use of spatial analysis is substantively important for detecting different predictors in varying geographic areas and for the diffusion process of homicide crimes. READ MORE

  3. 3. God grundvattenkvalitet?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Elvira Källberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Drinking water; pollution Bergaån; iron; manganese PFAS and pesticides; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Clean drinking water is a crucial part of a healthy society. During the last decades, a lot of emissions from different sources have put the drinking water sources that are used today at risk of pollution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Märkning inom den cirkulära ekonomin - en möjlighet i praktiken?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Emma Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Circular economy; linear economy; eco-label; label; reuse; remanufacture and recycle; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As the world population and the world economy continues increasing, theoverallconsumption in some parts of the world reach even more unsustainable proportions, which in turn leads to negative climate effects. To deal with this problem along with others, the concept circular economy has gained great importance. READ MORE