Essays about: "Geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 655 essays containing the word Geography.

  1. 1. Aspects of Error Quantification and Evaluation in Digital Elevation Models for Glacier Surfaces

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jip Jan van Zoonen; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; Physical Geography; Digital Elevation Model; DEM; Glaciology; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Aspects of Error Quantification and Evaluation in Digital Elevation Models for Glacier Surfaces This study explores methods to quantify and evaluate error in digital elevation models (DEMs) built from remotely sensed elevation data of the Hintereisferner glacier. A special focus lies on glacier surfaces because glaciers are often inaccessible for field observations but at the same time prone to measurement errors. READ MORE

  2. 2. The influence of Sweden’s place image on the decision-making process of queer migrants

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Thomas Kuijpers; [2019]
    Keywords : Migration; migration decision-making; place image; queer geography; queer migration; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The queer experience has only become relatively recently a topic of study within migration scholarship. Despite it being seen as a ‘special interest’ field, a lot can be learned about processes of migration decision-making overall, by applying queer theory to it. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Lindängen Lobby - an investigation of how e-commerce can regenerate neighbourhood retail in a splintered landscape

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Björn Englöv; [2019]
    Keywords : Architecture; Retail; Shopping; E-commerce; Ecommerce; Fragmentation; Malmö; Lindängen; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis paper aims to investigate how digital retail might affect our cities (in particular in Sweden). It will be asked if an advancement of e-commerce, contrary to popular belief, can have a positive effect on the urban realm and subsequently how it can be facilitated in the fields of architecture and urban design. READ MORE

  4. 4. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE

  5. 5. Commuting to Skåne’s Regional Centers - A Quantitative Study of Opportunities and Possible Consequences for Students

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Alva Rosager; [2019]
    Keywords : school commute; time geography; public transport; school choice; Skåne; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Region Skåne has designated seven regional centers in Skåne: Malmö, Lund, Helsingborg, Landskrona, Hässleholm, Kristianstad and Ystad. These centers are to be, among other things, providers of key services. READ MORE