Essays about: "Multi-criteria analysis MCA"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words Multi-criteria analysis MCA.

  1. 1. Can organic waste fuel the buses in Johannesburg? : A study of potential, feasibility, costs and environmental performance of a biomethane solution for public transport

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik; Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Johanna Niklasson; Linnea Bergquist Skogfors; [2018]
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    Abstract : Like many large cities, Johannesburg faces several sustainability challenges such as unsustainable use of natural resources, emissions contributing to environmental- and waste related problems. The city is a provincial transport centre, and the transport sector is responsible for a large share of the city’s energy demand and emissions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of sustainability criteria for small-scale wastewater treatment facilities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Edvard Nordenskjöld; [2017]
    Keywords : On-site sewage facilities; phosphorus; micropollutants; multi-criteria analysis; precipitation; adsorption; full-scale; wastewater treatment; Enskilda avlopp; fosfor; mikroföroreningar; multi-kriterie analys; utfällning; adsorption; fullskala; avloppsrening;

    Abstract : There are about 700,000 on-site sewage facilities (OSSFs) in Sweden, almost a quarter of which amount only to septic tanks for sludge collection and removal, with no form of post-treatment. All these OSSFs contribute about 10 % of the total anthropogenic phosphorus (P) load from Swedish coasts to the Baltic Sea. READ MORE

  3. 3. Residential wood combustion, cancer risk frequency and costs in Sweden : A review of instruments using the MCA methodology

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Matilda Watz; [2017]
    Keywords : Air pollution; Socioeconomic costs; PM2.5; B a P; MCA; Environmental management; Environmental policy; Residential wood combustion; Luftföroreningar; Samhällsekonomiska kostnader; PM2.5; B a P; MCA; Miljömanagement; Miljöpolicy; Vedeldning;

    Abstract : Air pollution cause approximately 5000 premature deaths in Sweden each year. Residential wood combustion of solid biomass (RWC) is responsible for at least 1000 based on a relative risk coefficient of 17 % per 10 μg/m3 exposure. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy poverty in the Dublin region : modelling geographies of risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Elin Haettner; [2017]
    Keywords : risk modelling; multicriteria analysis MCA; energy poverty; geography; geographical information systems GIS; Dublin; Ireland; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Energy poverty (EP) is, in the scholarly literature, defined as a household’s inability to obtain a socially and materially acceptable level of energy services in the home. This is a widespread issue affecting an estimated 50 to 125 million people in Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Flood Risk Mapping and Near Real-time Flooding Extent Assessment in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Priscilla Adjei-Darko; [2017]
    Keywords : Natural disasters; Floods; Remote sensing; Geographic information system;

    Abstract : Disasters, whether natural or man-made have become an issue of mounting concern all over the world. Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, cyclones, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions are yearly phenomena that have devastating effect on infrastructure and property and in most cases, results in the loss of human life. READ MORE