Essays about: "National Geographic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the words National Geographic.

  1. 1. Dare. Dream. Done. [Sparkles emoji] : Pragmatic functions and sentiment of emojis in tweets by American, English, Australian, Indian, and Nigerian users

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Kristoffer Olsén; [2024]
    Keywords : ambiguity; computer-mediated communication; cyberpragmatics; emoji; emoji usage pattern; national variety; pragmatics; sentiment; tweets; användningsmönster för emojis; attityd; cyberpragmatik; datorförmedlad kommunikation; emoji; nationell variation; pragmatik; tvetydighet; tweets;

    Abstract : Emojis can be ambiguous, even when used within one and the same language and geographic region, but they are also a globally accessible language in computer-mediated communication. This paper aims to examine if emoji usage across five different national varieties of English (American, English, Australian, Indian, and Nigerian), geographically located on five different continents, exhibits similar pragmatic functionality and sentiment. READ MORE

  2. 2. IMPLICATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG TO ALIGN WITH THE GOVERNMENT’S TARGET REGARDING CLIMATE NEUTRALITY BY 2045 - Scenarios and Consequences

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Nafiseh Kazemi Ashtiani; [2023-06-21]
    Keywords : Climate Neutrality; GHG emissions; higher education institutions HEIs ; Net Zero emission; carbon footprint; carbon capture and storage CCS ;

    Abstract : It is widely acknowledged that one of the most significant global challenges of the 21 st century is climate change. In its Fifth Assessment Report (2014), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) described the present extent of the problem and the hazards involved, citing greenhouse gas emissions from human activities as the primary contributor to global warming since the mid-20th century. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring patterns in risk factors for bark beetle attack during outbreaks triggered by drought stress with harvester data on attacked trees: A case study in Southeastern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nikolaos Kouskoulis; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Geographic Information Science; Forest ecosystems; Bark beetle outbreak; Southeastern Sweden; Predisposing factors; Triggering factors; Drought stress; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT Raising temperatures and climate variability have intensified extreme weather events worldwide. These extremes can enhance and trigger possible pest outbreaks. Bark beetle attacks have become a major concern in regions with extensive spruce forest areas. Southeastern Sweden has faced repeated outbreaks resulting in widespread tree loss. READ MORE

  4. 4. Wildfire growth modelling in Sweden - a suitability assessment of available data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Hagelin; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Geographic Information Science; Physical geography; Prometheus; WiSE-FASS; The 2014 Västmanland wildfire; Wildfire growth modelling; Wildfire suppression support; Wildfire behaviour; MESAN; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Wildfires are worldwide problems that stress societies by damaging their economies and they cause serious, sometimes fatal, health implications among the populations. In recent years, the rate of wildfire occurrence has increased as the global average temperature has risen. Because of global climate change, this rate is expected to continue rising. READ MORE

  5. 5. Equal for all? : A study of the alignment between communal guidelines on home care services and the Social Service Act (SoL)

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Elise Planchard; [2023]
    Keywords : Communal guidelines; eldercare; welfare; SoL; bureaucracy; kommunala riktlinjer; äldreomsorg; välfärd; SoL; byråkrati;

    Abstract : This study explores how municipalities in Sweden interpret and apply the Social Services Act in their provision of eldercare, specifically in their original place of residence, which has been their responsibility since the 1992 elder care reform. Despite a national ambition for equal eldercare provision, municipalities have significant flexibility in shaping their own guidelines based on local conditions. READ MORE