Essays about: "Industrial soil"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words Industrial soil.

  1. 1. If you shall critique something, then you have to create an alternative: A ethnographic study of Navdanya Biodiversity Conservation Farm’s practices of farming with nature

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Tove Thernsjö; [2018]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an ethnographic study of Navdanya Biodiversity Conservation Farm, and their critique of the industrial agriculture and food system that focuses on agricultural intensification when the real issue is about food availability and distribution. The main critique is that industrial agriculture is based on extraction and focuses on profit rather than the livelihood of farmers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Arbetsresultat efter markberedning med en tvåhövdad hängande testbänk med inversfunktion

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Martin Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : invers; högläggning; aggregat;

    Abstract : Today, inverting is performed mostly using crane-mounted devices. These devices must increase their productivity in order to become more cost-competitive. One way to increase productivity is to make a two-headed device that can prepare the soil using both inverting and mounding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smart Hydroponics : Conceptual Design of Hydroponic Plant System for Home Environment

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Erik Földhazy; [2018]
    Keywords : Industrial Design Engineering; User Experience; Sustainability; Product Design; Human- Centered Design; Hydroponics; Teknisk Design; Användarupplevelse; Hållbarhet; Produktdesign; Human-Centered Design; Hydroponik;

    Abstract : Hydroponics is a method of cultivating plants without the use of soil. Soil acts as a growth medium which gives plants stability, provides nutrients and allows roots to be kept wet without drowning. In hydroponics the soil’s functions are replaced by synthesized methods. Stability comes from a substrate (i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carbon budgets in northern Swedish Forests, 1800-2013

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Ecology and Management

    Author : Gustav Stål; [2018]
    Keywords : climate change mitigation; northern Swedish forests; carbon dept; substitution; harvested wood products; klimatförändringar; norra Sveriges skogar; kolskuld; substitution; träprodukter;

    Abstract : Forests and forest management can mitigate increased carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations in the atmosphere through sequestration of carbon and/or substitution. A major question has been whether it is better to use or conserve forests, with some claiming that European forests carry a huge carbon debt as a result of forestry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk estimation of multi-polluted soils in contact with lacustrine systems

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Gustav Hederfeld; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The area of "Norra Hamnstaden" in Lidköping has been used for several different industires for more than 100 years and porcelain has been produced there since 1912. The sub-area studied in this thesis has been used as a landfill for industrial waste including waste from the local porcelain factory, Rörstrand. READ MORE