Essays about: "Iceland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 essays containing the word Iceland.

  1. 1. Eliminating zero-missing phenomenon in long, high voltage, underground cables

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Agnes Linnet; [2019]
    Keywords : Underground cable; zero-missing phenomenon; switching transients; shunt reactors; underexcited generators; Underjordisk kabel; nollbristande fenomen; växlingstransienter; shuntreaktorer; underexiterad generatorer;

    Abstract : The maximum length of an high voltage underground cable (HV UGC) cable is oftenconstrained by the criterion that the cable cannot have more than 50% reactivepower compensation. If this limit is exceeded the current in the circuit breaker maynot have a zero crossing after energization, which is referred to as the zero missingphenomenon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political Climate : How Environmental Attitudes relates to Support for Radical Right-wing Parties in the Nordic Countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Agnes Duregård; [2019]
    Keywords : Radical right-wing parties; Nordic countries; environmental attitudes; post-materialist values; Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; populism; environmentalism;

    Abstract : The Nordic countries are geographically, culturally and politically close, and have all witnessed an upsurge in support for radical right-wing parties over the past decades. Although the five parties: the Danish People’s Party, the Finns Party, the Icelandic Progressive Party, the Norwegian Progress Party, and the Sweden Democrats, are different when it comes to party history and how accepted they have been by other parties, they are today similar in their anti-immigration rhetoric, their critique of the established elites and to some extent their welfare chauvinism. READ MORE

  4. 4. #Karlmennskan Raising awareness of toxic masculinity through hashtag activism in Iceland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : þórdis Ylfa Þórsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Toxic masculinity; hashtag activism; social media; Twitter; Iceland; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on #Karlmennskan activism and experiences of participants in the activism. #Karlmennskan is a hashtag activism that started on Twitter in Iceland in March 2018. The main focus was to bring awareness to toxic masculinity and to show how it can be harmful to both men and women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Iceland's Consumption and Decarbonisation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gudrun Svavarsdottir; [2019]
    Keywords : Carbon emissions. Consumption. Decarbonisation. Iceland.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : As an effort in combating climate change, the Icelandic government has set the ambitious goal of a carbon-neutral economy before the year 2040. Meanwhile, projections show continuing growth in private household consumption. READ MORE