Essays about: "Island"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 560 essays containing the word Island.

  1. 1. DECENTRALISED MARINE MANAGEMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES Does decentralisation create a framework for successful sustainable marine management?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amanda Örtegren; [2019-04-09]
    Keywords : Decentralisation; Marine Management; MPA; Sustainability; Philippines;

    Abstract : Decentralised management has become more popular during the last decades. Although, its effect in developing countries have been uneven and scientists argue that weak institutional capacity causes ineffective local authorities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Perpetual Colonial Situation: Language and Dominance in Taiwan

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Tsung-Ting Chen; [2019-02-04]
    Keywords : language policy; colonialism; Hoklo; Mandarin; sociology; habitus; field; capital; Taiwan; China;

    Abstract : In Taiwan today, 96% of the population speaks Mandarin. Yet, Mandarin speakers were rare, if not totally absent, on the island before 1945. READ MORE

  3. 3. Staying in Niue? : Students' spatial plans related to value systems and climate change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Astrid Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : student migration; staying; Niue; values; cyclone; studentmigration; stanna; värderingar; cykloner; Niue;

    Abstract : The Niuean population has been in decline since the airport opened on the island. This thesis investigates a specific aspect of the migration from the island: what final year high school students in Niue plans to do after graduation in relation to leaving or staying in Niue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Study on future storm surge around Suo-nada Sea

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Ayano Sonoda; [2019]
    Keywords : storm surge; Suo-nada Sea; numerical simulation; FVCOM; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Japan lies on an area frequently hit by typhoons while city functions are clustered along the flat coastal areas, hence Japan has experienced lots of storm surge disasters up to the present. Coastal areas along the Suo-nada Sea also have the vulnerability against storm surge and in the past Typhoon 18 in 1999, Typhoon 16 and 18 in 2004 made remarkable damages in the areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Vegetation som ett värmereducerande verktyg i den urbana miljön : grön infrastruktur och vegetationens värmereducerande effekter

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

    Author : Max Eriksson; Marcus Wikholm; [2019]
    Keywords : värmereducering; lufttemperatur; städer; grön infrastruktur; urban heat island; albedo; evapotranspiration; vindförhållande; skugga; gröna tak; grönområden;

    Abstract : En av de svåraste utmaningarna dagens samhälle står inför idag är den globala uppvärmningen och de globala klimatförändringarna. Den globala uppvärmningen bidrar till stora temperaturförändringar i våra städer och Norden är den del av Europa som kommer att påverkas i störst utsträckning av denna klimatförändring. READ MORE