Essays about: "Industrial soil"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the words Industrial soil.

  1. 1. Performance Evaluation of a High Temperature Borehole Thermal Energy Storage Under Influence of Groundwater Flow

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Max Hesselbrandt; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen a growing interest in large-scale high-temperature borehole thermal energy storage (HT-BTES) as a means to store industrial waste heat and solar energy between the seasons. A profound understanding and characterization of the thermal and hydraulic processes involved in such systems is required for the optimal design as well as for environmental assessments of the storage. READ MORE

  2. 2. Influence of land cover changes on organic carbon and organic nitrogen concentrations in Swedish rivers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Julia Iwan; [2021]
    Keywords : Total Organic Carbon TOC ; Total Organic Nitrogen TON ; Land Cover Change; Sweden; WaterBase; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : There is increasing pressure on freshwater systems due to excessive nutrient loading by anthropogenic sources. In Sweden, freshwaters have become browner due to increasing exports of organic matter from soils into streams, rivers, and lakes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motives for Engaging in Alternative Food Networks : A Case Study with Partner Companies to Regionalwert AG

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Anna Sahlgren; Viktor Hilber; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative food networks; Regionalwert AG; Alienation Theory; Environmental Sociology; Alternativa livsmedelsnätverk; Regionalwert AG; Alienationsteori; Miljösociologi;

    Abstract : Modern society’s industrial food system has led to several environmental problems and is compromising the fundamental aspects of agriculture such as fertile soil, biodiversity, and ecosystem services. In addition to this, the food system contributes to economic and social difficulties for actors within the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Farmers perspective’s on the frictions and tractions of regenerative agriculture in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Emma Stockvall Carlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Regenerative Agriculture; Nordic Agriculture; Farming; Zones of Friction; Zones of Traction; Hållbar utveckling; regenerativt jordbruk; nordiskt jordbruk; jordbruk; barriärer; möjligheter;

    Abstract : The notion that the world's food system is in crisis is becoming more common. Such arguments point to a slew of problems, ranging from malnutrition, poverty, and obesity to industrial farming, overuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, low food security, environmental destruction, biodiversity depletion, animal health, as well as corporate domination and a lack of resilience. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rooftop plant factories: effects on energy use for heating, cooling and electric lighting

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

    Author : Yizhi Zhang; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban and peri-urban agriculture and forestry UPAF ; urban farming UF ; rooftop greenhouse RTG ; lighting; daylighting; energy conservation; roof; greenhouse; food; cities.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Within the next thirty years, two thirds of the human population will live in a city. This growing urban population requires a major shift in the way we produce and distribute food, since industrial agriculture practices contribute to climate change, biodiversity losses, pollution of waterways, soil degradation, etc. READ MORE