Essays about: "Ecological Knowledge"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 395 essays containing the words Ecological Knowledge.

  1. 1. Using a GIS to enable an economic, land use and energy output comparison between small wind powered turbines and large-scale wind farms: the case of Oslo, Norway.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Colin Potter; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Wind power; Renewable energy sources; urban wind energy; urban areas; planning; vertical axis wind turbines; comparative studies; urban integrated energy systems; Oslo; Roan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Responding to an identified knowledge gap, the study aims to determine if smaller wind turbines located on top of existing urban buildings are more resource efficient (land utilization and economically) than large scale wind farms. To answer this question, using a GIS, the resource efficiency of the Roan wind farm in Northern Norway was compared to a theoretical modeled installation of small-scale wind turbines on top of buildings within a 2km radius study zone in central Oslo. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ekologi & estetik : om förhållandet mellan ekologiska och estetiska värden inom dagvattenhantering

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anna Edvinsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Ekologisk dagvattenhantering; ED; LOD; biodike; regngård; regnbädd; gestaltning; ekologi; estetik; landskapsarkitektur;

    Abstract : Ekologisk dagvattenhantering, ED, är ett högaktuellt område där det i dag sker en enorm utveckling. Då jag började skriva denna uppsats, 2009/2010, var läget ett helt annat. Jag var frustrerad och förskräckt över att det fanns så mycket kunskap men så lite vilja att arbeta med dessa frågor “på riktigt”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reducing the environmental impact of new neighbourhoods during early planning stages using life cycle analysis (LCA) : Towards effective decision support tools for settlements projects

    University essay from KTH/Byggvetenskap

    Author : Pierrick Francois Gervasi; [2022]
    Keywords : district LCA; residential neighbourhood; EPD; Urban Print; urban; modelling; normalization; weighing; planet boundaries.;

    Abstract : Since the first warnings on the limits of planet Earth, 50 years ago, policies havenot been sufficient and fast enough to create a more sustainable world, which is todayillustrated by climate change, an increase in resource scarcity, and tremendousbiodiversity loss. Cities have been playing an important role in those environmentalconsequences, today accounting for 60% of greenhouse gases. READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender-Based Violence in Resettlement Camps: the Internally Displaced People of Northern Mozambique

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Marta Pinhal Rocha; [2022]
    Keywords : Gender-Based Violence; Internally Displaced Girls and Women; Resettlement Camps; Mozambique; Cabo Delgado;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence has been widely used by various actors against the most vulnerable individuals in conflict-affected settings. Internally displaced girls and women are especially susceptible to suffer from this type of violence; nevertheless, they frequently choose not to report it. READ MORE

  5. 5. Who’s in and who’s out? : en studie om hur utsädeshanteringen av kulturspannmål organiseras och regleras formellt och informellt

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Clara Gustafsson; [2022]
    Keywords : utsäde; kulturspannmål; tillgång; allmänning; informella utsädessystem; föreningsallmänning; interaktiv samhällsstyrning;

    Abstract : Människors möjlighet att hantera och dela med sig av sitt eget utsäde eroderas av politiska och teknologiska processer. Trots framväxten av formella utsädessystem och lagstiftning som i stor utsträckning hindrar handel och odling av kulturspannmål så fortsätter spannmålsodlare att odla och organisera sig i ett informellt utsädessystem kring kulturspannmål. READ MORE