Essays about: "Physical Geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 392 essays containing the words Physical Geography.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Considering future precipitation in delineation locations for water storage systems - Case study Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kanchana Bandaranayake; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; Physical Geography; Locating new water resources; Water scarcity; Consideration of climatic changes; Future precipitation; Pairwise comparison; Sri Lanka; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Demand for the usable water is accumulating globally in parallel with the population growth and the industrial revolution. Nevertheless, availability and accessibility of the usable water is progressively subsiding due to many environmental and socio-economic reasons. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Looking for the trees in the forest“ An attempt to finding the best segmentation-based methodology to discriminate deciduous trees in the Dubbarp area, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Mihai Patrascu; [2021]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; segmentation analysis; tree crown recognition; eCognition; Scania; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Finding a solution to automatically identify tree crowns in has been a well discussed topic in the academic community. Different ideas have been put to practice, with researches mainly targeting coniferous forests. In a global context, papers concerning deciduous trees are rare and their results differ in relation to their respective study zone. 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