Essays about: "Geography"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 691 essays containing the word Geography.

  1. 6. National identity in Sonia Nimr’s children’s book Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tarek Darwich; [2020]
    Keywords : Anderson; National identity; nationalism; Children’s Literature; Palestinian; imagined communities; Sonia Nimr; Wondrous Journey in strange lands; Arab; history; fiction.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, depending on Benedict Anderson’s Studies of nationalism in his book The Imagined Communities, I will prove that in her historical fiction for children, Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands, the Palestinian writer Sonia Nimr is reviving and reforming Arab national identity. Anderson identifies the nation as a group imagined by its members; the people who perceive and identify themselves as equal members in this group. READ MORE

  2. 7. ENSO teleconnections - Analysis of time lag between tropical Pacific sea surface temperature and climate and vegetation anomalies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jiri Navrátil; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; ENSO; teleconnections; climate; NDVI; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) affects weather and climate in regions spread all around the Earth via teleconnections. While quite a lot of research has been done on recognizing what regions are affected by these and what is the sign of the associated temperature, rainfall and vegetation anomalies, not that much attention has been paid to the timing of the impacts with respect to the ENSO state. READ MORE

  3. 8. ICOS Atmospheric Stations: Spatial Characterization of CO2 Footprint Areas and Evaluating the Uncertainties of Modelled CO2 Concentrations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Ida Storm; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; ICOS; Carbon dioxide; Modelling; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this thesis is to present and analyze spatial characteristics of 31 different European atmospheric measurement stations in the ICOS (Integrated Carbon Observation System) station network. The characterization includes quantification of where air arriving at the stations can be expected to have come from, as well as a breakdown of what these areas cover with regards to land cover, point source emissions and population. READ MORE

  4. 9. An artificial intelligence method for text placement evaluation in maps

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lai Wei; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Cartography; Text placement evaluation; Artificial intelligence; GoogLeNet; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A map is a combinatorial presentation of map objects and labels providing users with sufficient and useful information. Text placement is the most time-consuming and cumbersome work in a map production process, and many methods have been proposed to automate this process. READ MORE

  5. 10. Political reasons and driving forces for promoting road expansion : a case study on E6 in Skåne

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

    Author : Ulrika Fridh; [2020]
    Keywords : Human Geography; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study which investigates political parties’ reasons and driving forces for advocating an expansion of E6 in Skåne with respect to the fact that the highway today has reached its full capacity. The two biggest parties in the region, the Social Democratic Party and the Moderate Party, have been included in the research. READ MORE