Essays about: "Greenland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 101 essays containing the word Greenland.

  1. 1. Predicting the future summer range of a declining Arctic waterfowl: the Greenland White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons flavirostris)

    University essay from

    Author : Emil Lundahl; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study investigates what the future might hold for an endemic goose species, found exclusively in the low Arctic region of West Greenland. Facing a decline since four decades, the Greenland White-fronted Goose constitutes one of few goose populations showing a declining trend. READ MORE


    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Aston Sandblad; [2022]
    Keywords : PFAS; Adsorption; Incineration;

    Abstract : Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, PFAS, are a manufactured group of chemicals that have been found to be toxic to humans and the environment. Exposure to PFAS may include birth defects for infants as well as an increased risk of cancer. READ MORE

  3. 3. Monitoring of heat exchanges in thesnowpack of Foxfonna glacier, Spitzbergen,Svalbard.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förbränningsfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Thibault Desjonquères; [2022]
    Keywords : Glaciers; Glaciology; Svalbard; Geophysics; Superimposed Ice; Foxfonna; Geology.; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : The processes of meltwater storage in firn and the impact of refreezing on firn-coveredglaciers have been investigated on the Greenland ice-sheet. On Svalbard, climate changepromotes the disappearance of firn on glaciers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anomalies in Strata

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Anna Hartmann Gyllenhammar; [2022]
    Keywords : longevity; subsurface; erosion; landrise; Jönköping; Vättern;

    Abstract : We are leaving traces on the surface of earth, and have been doing so, for a long time. However, for the last 300 years or so, we seem not only to be leaving traces, but objects foreign to our system on an abnormal scale. Traces that are not obvious to the eye, but hidden behind the obviousness of the present. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Matter of Honour : Conflicts Between Royal Servants in Danish-Norwegian Colonial Greenland 1728-1731

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Emil Andersen; [2022]
    Keywords : colonial history; social conflict; history of violence; legal history; honour; absolutism; Greenland; Denmark-Norway; Kolonihistorie; social konflikt; voldens historie; retshistorie; ære; enevælde; Grønland; Danmark-Norge;

    Abstract : This thesis is a micro-historical study of the role of honour in interpersonal conflicts in the Danish-Norwegian crown colony of Greenland between 1728 and 1731. In the two settlements that constituted the colony, the highest-ranking officials, including the governor, were all oath-sworn royal servants; they were also almost constantly embroiled in personal quarrels. READ MORE