Essays about: "Iceland"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 194 essays containing the word Iceland.

  1. 1. Microstructural evolution of ice under simple shear deformation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Carina Liebl; [2021-01-11]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : To investigate microstructure in ice deformed under simple shear conditions experimentswere performed with artificial polycrystalline ice and natural ice samples form Vatnajökullglacier in Iceland. A new deformation apparatus was tested and results from deformationwere compared to literature to validate the method. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Optimisation of Run of River Production Forecasting Using Aiolos Forecast Studio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Amer Al-Qes; [2020]
    Keywords : Run of river hydropower plants; power production forecasting; Aiolos forecast studio; model accuracy assessment analysis and power market.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Hydropower is simply the largest source of renewable energy in the Nordic countries, where It compose around 90% of power production in Iceland, 70% in Norway, 40% in Sweden and 20% in Finland. Mountainous terrain and abundance in the surface water is a significant contributing factor in hydropower production. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of sheep grazing on plants adapting to climate change and rising temperatures

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Rán Finnsdóttir; [2020]
    Keywords : ForHot; Sheep grazing; Geothermal; Global warming; Climate change; Plant ecology; GróLind; Landgræðslan; Jarðhiti;

    Abstract : Global warming is expected to affect the arctic harsher than other regions of the globe. Many plant species will face conditions that contradict their adaptations in a warming climate. Changes in habitat can lead to drastic changes in biodiversity as well as exerting a strong selective pressure for plants to evolve and adapt quickly. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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