Essays about: "Land cover changes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 essays containing the words Land cover changes.

  1. 1. Bats in Urban Sweden : A multiple regression analysis of bats’ relationship to urbanization

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Miljövetenskap

    Author : Nils Andersson Skog; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban ecology; Insectivorous bats; Chiroptera; Species composition; Bioindicator; Sustainable development;

    Abstract : Human development continues to use up more physical space in the natural world, threatening the natural habitats of many organisms. To combat the loss of biodiversity science needs to explore what landscape features are important for different organisms so that we can incorporate these into the modern environment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Using remote sensing and land abandonment as a proxy for long-term human out-migration. A Case Study: Al-Hassakeh Governorate, Syria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Berit Mohr; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; remote sensing; Syria; vegetation indices; land abandonment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of human migration and displacement has become more important in recent years and will continue to do so in the following decades. Voices become louder claiming that climate change is a driving factor for increased displacement and migration. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Effects of armed conflict on forest cover and vegetation seasonality in Cambodia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : David Ebert; [2021]
    Keywords : conflict; forest cover; vegetation seasonality; NDVI; remote sensing; Cambodia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Armed conflicts have definitive wide-ranging and diverse impacts on the environment. This thesis examines associations between conflict and land cover change in Cambodia, focusing on the last decade (1989 - 1998) of a thirty-year long Civil War. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE