Essays about: "Floodings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the word Floodings.

  1. 1. Go with the flow - can environmental flows save us? : A study of the flow patterns in Bredforsen and possibilities for the future

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Hilda Brynjarsdotter; [2022]
    Keywords : Riparian zone; Riparian vegetation; Riparian vegetation zones; Regulated rivers; Floodings; hydropower;

    Abstract : Freshwater systems have, during human history, endured large-scale impacts. According to the water framework directive, measures must be developed to create a better environment for species in, and connected to, freshwater systems. Hydropower plants has caused loss of natural disturbance (e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Developing a Rainfall-Runoff Routing Model using  Spatially Distributed Travel Times : Modelling a Cloudburst Event in an Urban Catchment

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Sara Ekeroth; [2022]
    Keywords : Excess rainfall; Runoff routing; Cloud burst; Pluvials; GIS; ArcPy; Effektiv nederbörd; Avrinningsmodell; Skyfall; Pluviala översvämningar; Geodata; ArcPy;

    Abstract : The future holds challenges for urban areas when it comes to handling pluvial floodings, occurring when the rainfall intensity exceeds both the man-made and natural infiltration and drainage capacity. To gain understanding of the effects and needed measures, tools for modelling the urban response to events such as cloudbursts are needed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Floating Infocenter : Alternate solutions for sustainable infrastructure

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Vivek Kanade; Felix Söderström; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Architect Fredrik Svedbrant is trying to build a floating island in Stockholm. To advertise and inform the public of this, the authors of this thesis have been tasked to design an infocenter which is to capture the spirit of the island while also trying to keep economics and sustainability in mind. READ MORE

  4. 4. Community Garden Streetscapes : promoting social cohesion between the formal city and the informal settlements in Hurlingham, Buenos Aires

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Amanda Backlund; Evelina Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : community garden; social cohesion; informal settlements; urban agriculture; streetscapes; streetscape design; Buenos Aires;

    Abstract : Urbanisation causes challenges related to environmental issues and social conflicts (Sijmons 2010; Elmqvist et al. 2018). On a local level, in the informal settlements of Hurlingham in Greater Buenos Aires, it is expressed through unequal distribution of urban land, severe floodings and segregation (Janches 2020a; van de Berg 2018). READ MORE

  5. 5. Maternal health care in natural disasters : A study on the International Federation of the Red Cross’s maternal health care in flooding disaster relief

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amanda Källmark; [2020]
    Keywords : maternal health; natural disasters; disaster relief; emergency management; flooding; World Health Organisation; International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to describe how the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) tends to maternal health care in floodings and whether it should be deemed sufficient. Floodings in Pakistan (2010), Bangladesh (2017) and Sudan (2013) are used as units of analysis when conducting a content analysis. READ MORE