Essays about: "Iceland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 182 essays containing the word Iceland.

  1. 1. Ash distribution and cavities in Icelandic glaciers, a marker for snow accumulation and radar signal velocity change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Andrea Håkansson; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : Iceland; GPR; CMP; Glacier; Vatnajökull; Háabunga; Langjökull;

    Abstract : Glaciers in the geologically active Iceland has a high scientific as well as touristic value.In this thesis, the two largest glaciers on Iceland have been studied with GPR to find ifthe method is suitable to use in future glaciolocial studies where accumulation patternsand similar attributes are in focus in a world of deglaciation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Växtsubstrat för en hållbar stad

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Elias Gabrielsson; Victor Stål; [2020]
    Keywords : växtsubstrat; pimpsten; biokol; växtbädd; skelettjord; kompaktering; vattenhållande förmåga;

    Abstract : Syftet med arbetet är att undersöka två befintliga växtsubstratsystem som används för perenner och lignoser i urbana miljöer. Detta görs i syfte med att städerna utvecklas och förtätas i en allt snabbare takt. Förtätade städer kräver fler nya och innovativa gröna lösningar för att uppnå kvalitativa resultat. READ MORE

  3. 3. Startup Collaboration as a Part of Corporate Innovation : A Qualitative Study on Icelandic Corporations

    University essay from KTH/Industriell Marknadsföring och Entreprenörskap; KTH/Industriell Marknadsföring och Entreprenörskap

    Author : Sigurdur David Stefansson; Freyr Friðfinnsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; corporate innovation; entrepreneurship; corporate entrepreneurship; disruptive innovation; startups; corporations; collaboration; collaboration models; collaboration barriers; accelerator; incubator; venture capital;

    Abstract : The problem that most, if not all, large companies deal with in one way or another, is to stay relevant and competitive as their industry evolves. They need to keep improving their current services or products but still need to keep their eyes open for disruption. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Methods for Coastal Flooding Risk Assessments : An Application in Iceland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guðrún Elín Jóhannsdóttir; [2019]
    Keywords : Coastal flooding; sea level; sea level rise; risk assessment; hazard; Havsöversvämning; havsnivå; havsnivåhöjning; riskbedömning; fara;

    Abstract : Flood risk increases with rising sea levels and coastal settlements need to adapt to this increasing risk. For that, hazard and risk assessments are an important step. Coastal floods have caused problems in Iceland in the past and are thought to do so in the future as well. READ MORE