Essays about: "El Niño"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words El Niño.

  1. 1. Regional and local impacts of the ENSO and IOD events of 2015 and 2016 on the Indian Summer Monsoon - A Bhutan case study

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Katherine Power; [2021]
    Keywords : ENSO; Monsoon; IOD; Bhutan;

    Abstract : The Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM) plays a vital role in the livelihoods and economy of those living on the Indian subcontinent, including the small, mountainous country of Bhutan. The ISM fluctuates over varying temporal scales and its variability is related to many internal and external factors including the El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD). READ MORE

  2. 2. ENSO teleconnections - Analysis of time lag between tropical Pacific sea surface temperature and climate and vegetation anomalies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jiri Navrátil; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; ENSO; teleconnections; climate; NDVI; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) affects weather and climate in regions spread all around the Earth via teleconnections. While quite a lot of research has been done on recognizing what regions are affected by these and what is the sign of the associated temperature, rainfall and vegetation anomalies, not that much attention has been paid to the timing of the impacts with respect to the ENSO state. READ MORE

  3. 3. Resisting El Niño : an investigation into coping strategies to flood-related disasters in the Rímac river basin, Peru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Conrad Jarman; [2020]
    Keywords : Flood-related disasters; Disaster risk management; Disaster risk reduction; Coping strategies; Coping capacity; El Niño Costero; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Flood-related disasters pose one of the greatest contemporary challenges to development. Analysing and developing effective local coping strategies to flood-related disasters is crucial if at-risk communities are to successfully mitigate the impact of natural hazards whilst not compromising long-term development objectives. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Perception of Cassava in Malawi : A Literature Study About a Root Crop’s Implication on Food Security in the Past and the Present

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Sebastian Köcke; [2019]
    Keywords : Cassava; Malawi; Food security; Food crop; Cash crop; Maize dependency;

    Abstract : Climate change and weather phenomena like the El Niño-La Niña Southern Oscillation aremaking agriculture increasingly vulnerable in the Global South. In Malawi, where morethan 90% of the agriculture is rain-fed, food insecurity is becoming an annual problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Above- and belowground carbon stocks and effects of enrichment planting in a tropical secondary lowland dipterocarp rainforest

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Joel Jensen; [2019]
    Keywords : Restoration; tree diversity; biodiversity; soil edaphic factors; functional species groups; liberation; forest degradation;

    Abstract : The intact tropical rainforests are rapidly being degraded and subsequently converted to other land uses, with associated greenhouse gas emissions and loss of biodiversity. It is imperative that the effects of such conversions and large-scale restoration efforts on forest structure and ecosystem services are understood to effectively be able to counteract the negative consequences of deforestation and forest degradation. READ MORE