Essays about: "Elevation"

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  1. 1. Assessment of Urban Sprawl in Mowe/Ibafo Axis of Ogun State using GIS Capabilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Haruna Jimoh; [2020]
    Keywords : GIS; Urban sprawl; expansion; assessment; Shannon’s entropy; Mowe Ibafo; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban Sprawl is one of the challenges to urban development in many nations. Different aspects of the phenomenon have been researched with a view to providing solutions to myriad of ills attributed to it. For any meaningful intervention, however, assessment of development to ascertain sprawl is essential. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling of aquifer on Ingarö island : A Steady-State model

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Magnus Dahlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : GMS; MODFLOW; GIS; RCP; climate change; archipelago; esker; glaciofluvial soil;

    Abstract : Värmdö municipality, in the archipelago of Stockholm, has one of Sweden’s fastest growing populations and is a popular location for tourism and summer houses. This puts a lot of pressure on groundwater reservoirs and will likely be even more strained in the future as the climate continues to heat up due to anthropogenic activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Thermo-effector responses to a 5-day high-intensity cold-acclimation procedure

    University essay from KTH/Omgivningsfysiologi

    Author : Frederick Wilkins; [2020]
    Keywords : Hypothermia Acclimation procedure thermo effector response;

    Abstract : Long-term, repeated exposures to cold might lead to cold adaptation. The study examined, in a small homogeneous group of non-acclimatised men, the inter-individual response to a short-term, high-intensity cold acclimation regimen. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hydrological modelling and flood risk in a data scarce country: Matola, Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Sellick; [2020]
    Keywords : hydrological modelling; flood hazard; TFM-DYN; climate change; Matola; Mozambique; data scarcity; pluvial flooding; flood risk.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Flooding is a frequent natural hazard globally that is capable of major damage to society. The hazard is especially prevalent in Mozambique, in which many flood events with negative effects have occurred. Disaster risk management and research is therefore important in the country. However, as a developing country, it is subject to data scarcity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Geotechnical reinforcement work for foundation of extending an existing residential building

    University essay from KTH/Jord- och bergmekanik; KTH/Jord- och bergmekanik

    Author : Malin Karlbom; Lovisa Hallman; [2020]
    Keywords : Geotechnical reinforcement work of foundation; drilled piles; steel piles; superstructure; extension of wood; Grundförstärkning; borrade pålar; stålpålar; våningspåbyggnad; påbyggnation av trä;

    Abstract : The last hundreds of years there has been a land elevation that causes an increased distance between the groundwater level and the buildings founded on wooden piles. When wooden piles are exposed to air, rot fungus occurs which causes the pile to lose its bearing capacity. READ MORE