Essays about: "GIS"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 808 essays containing the word GIS.

  1. 1. Recurring Slope Lineae on the Northern Hemisphere of Mars: an investigation into the new candidate sites

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Andreas Eriksson; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Recurring Slope Lineae; RSL; Mars; HiRISE; Candidate sites; GIS; Northern hemisphere;

    Abstract : Recurring Slope Lineae (RSL), are dark markings found on slopes with a steepness of 25°-45°. Their width is between 0.5-5 m but they can become hundreds of meters long. They growincrementally during warm seasons; fade during cold seasons and appear again the followingMars year. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  3. 3. Comparing the Past and the Timeless: Landscape Use, Change, and Affordance in Central Blekinge, Sweden, Between the Iron Age and the Medieval Period

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Historisk arkeologi

    Author : Henrik Bernro; [2021]
    Keywords : Medieval; Middle Ages; Late Iron Age; Affordance; Landscape; GIS; Blekinge; Medelstad; Västra Vång; Hjortsberga; Hjortahammar; Listerby; Edestad; Förkärla; Historical Arcaheology; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Recent archaeological excavations have uncovered an Iron Age temple house in Vång providing new context to the centrality of Iron Age central Blekinge in Sweden, as well as its development into the Medieval period. This thesis aims to examine how that development unfolded using the lens of affordance theory combined with a GIS assisted source pluralistic analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Keywords : yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. READ MORE