Essays about: "Johan Westin"

Found 5 essays containing the words Johan Westin.

  1. 1. How We Tr(eat) Animals : A political analysis of the problems faced with implementing the capabilities approach

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Westin; [2015]
    Keywords : Animal welfare; the capabilities approach; Nussbaum; meat; masculinity; in vitro meat production.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to display and analyse the barriers of problems that makes it hard to implement the capabilities approach created by Amartya Sen and further developed by Martha C. Nussbaum. The latter is used in this essay. With the help from normative analysis the three barriers and the solutions will be discussed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quantification of a continuous-cover forest in Sweden using remote sensing techniques

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Johan Westin; [2015]
    Keywords : digital elevation model DEM ; land cover classification; selective thinning; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; remote sensing; above-ground biomass; AGB; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Mapping and quantifying forest information about e.g. land cover, tree height and biomass has traditionally been a both time-consuming and labour-intensive part of forestry and forest research as field measurements typically are collected manually using handheld equipment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Remote sensing of deforestation along the Trans-Amazonian Highway

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Johan Westin; [2014]
    Keywords : Trans-Amazonian highway; remote sensing; deforestation; Amazon rainforest; BR230; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Deforestation is one of the biggest environmental challenges today. Especially severe has the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest been where at least 20% has been cleared the last 40 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ballistic Impact Properties of Fibre-Reinforced Composite Structures 

    University essay from KTH/Farkost och flyg

    Author : Johan Westin; [2011]
    Keywords : V50; ballistic protection; degree of crimp; residual strenght; woven composite;

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  5. 5. High Book-to-Market Firms : Separating Winning Winners from Losing Winners using a Contextual Approach

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Peter Westin; Johan Petri; [2010]
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    Abstract : This paper examines the performance of the model constructed by Piotroski (2000) in the time period of 2000-2009 and constructs three new models based on the relative performances of the firms in the data sample. Thenew models are constructed on the basis of medians and quartiles of firm performances in the sample as well asmedians drawn from the industrial groups present in the sample, primarily to improve returns, but also in orderto screen for firms that are at risk for earnings management. READ MORE