Essays about: "GIS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 610 essays containing the word GIS.

  1. 1. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of different atmospheric forcings on surface mass balance estimates in Greenland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Stina Olandersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; surface mass balance; Greenland; climate models; numerical weather prediction models; surface energy balance; Arctic; climate change; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Greenland Ice sheet (GIS) is the second largest ice sheet on Earth and thus stores a large amount of Earths freshwater. Because of climate change and the Arctic amplification, GIS is experiencing changes and increased melt rates. The total mass budget determines the amount of sea level rise caused by input from freshwater from the GIS. READ MORE

  3. 3. A GIS-Based Multicriteria Decision Analysis Approach on Wind Power Development: the Case Study of Nova Scotia, Canada

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Athanasios Senteles; [2018]
    Keywords : GIS; MCDA; AHP; wind energy; suitability; Nova Scotia;

    Abstract : The growing need for reducing the negative impacts of climate change and ensuring a constant and environmentally friendly energy supply, led the way to the exploitation of renewable energy sources. Canada has already acknowledged this trend by incorporating more power from renewables on its energy mix. READ MORE

  4. 4. Restaurering av grön infrastruktur för fyra naturskogsarter på Söderåsen i Skåne

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Johanna Schroeder; [2018]
    Keywords : entita; mindre hackspett; taggbock; bokblombock; GIS; habitatmodell;

    Abstract : Det intensiva brukandet av svenska skogar har inneburit att många arter missgynnats och hälften av landets rödlistade arter är knutna till skogslandskapet. Sverige har förbundit sig att bevara den biologiska mångfalden och ett verktyg i detta arbete är att jobba med grön infrastruktur. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling the Potential Distribution of Golden Eagle Based on Maximum Entropy : The Experimental Cases of Sweden and Norway

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Datavetenskap

    Author : Junias Tchamba; [2018]
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    Abstract : Species extinction is a major concern that affect all countries and continents. Norway and Sweden are not spared by these concerns. Therefore, several studies have led to creating a better understanding about the factors which contribute to the expansion of specific species such as the golden eagle among others. READ MORE