Essays about: "Himalayas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the word Himalayas.

  1. 1. Adapting to melting glaciers : how Western Himalayan societies frame climate change and adaptation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Taha Anis; [2022]
    Keywords : Adaptation; identity; risk and Information; authority; Himalayas; frame analysis; Gilgit-Baltistan; Pakistan;

    Abstract : The glaciers of the Hindu-Kush Himalayas region flow into 10 major river basins and sustain nearly 2 billion people, with 250 million being directly dependent on them for freshwater sources while a further 1.65 billion rely on their outflows. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development and testing of a novel solar dryer design with an incorporated heat exchanger - For use in the Himalayan regions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för energivetenskaper

    Author : Adam Probert; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Food scarcity is a common occurrence for farmers in the rural Himalayan regions. As fruits and vegetables are a crucial part of most farmers' diet, food deficiency can become evident in between harvesting periods, when there is no fresh supply. READ MORE

  3. 3. Low cost thermal storage for solar dryers in the Himalayas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för energivetenskaper

    Author : Adam Karlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : heat storage; solar dryer; solar drying; rock bed storage; thermal storage; pcm; water heat storage; himalayas; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Post-harvest losses in the himalayan regions of Nepal and Bhutan are high, and current drying methods are in need of improvement. This report improves on a previously developed solar dryer design and evaluates thermal storage solutions for the ’SolarFood: Reducing post-harvest losses through improved solar drying’ project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building with pollution

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

    Author : Zornitsa Hristova Kovacheva; [2021]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Black carbon is an ever-growing global problem and one of the most important environmental issues of this generation. Black carbon, also known as soot, is a highly polluting substance and it is the second-largest polluter after carbon dioxide. READ MORE

  5. 5. Observed hydro-climatic trends and local perceptions of water availability: a mixed-methods study in Marsyandi river basin, Nepal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Ekström; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; ETCCDI; climate indices; RHESSys; Himalaya; socio-hydrology; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In the central Himalayas, water dynamics are expected to change due to multiple factors like climate change, hydro power development and shifting land use practices. This thesis looks at possible changes in water dynamics in Marsyandi river basin, Nepal, as well as causes to those changes and how they are perceived locally. READ MORE