Essays about: "Rapid Site Assessment"

Found 3 essays containing the words Rapid Site Assessment.

  1. 1. Plant phenology and climate change : possible effect on the onset of various wild plant species first flowering day in the UK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Nigel Fox; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; plants; phenology; climate change; global warming; FFD; IPCC; Bluebell; Garlic mustard; Coltsfoot; Cuckooflower; United Kingdom; Woodland Trust; UK; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The IPCC states that the planet is significantly warming due to effects of climate change. This warming effect has consequences for phenological events. Many species cannot track rapid climate change, resulting in phenological mismatches. This study looks at an extreme weather event and the longer-term effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Improvement Strategies in Construction Sites : Development of Rapid Site Assessment for House-building Industry

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Pontus Urban; [2019]
    Keywords : Rapid Site Assessment; RSA; Lean; Lean Construction; House-building industry;

    Abstract : The construction industry has deteriorated during the past 40 years. Up to 35 % of the production cost is from wastes. The manufacturing industry has had an opposite development, in many cases owing to the contributions of Lean Production and various assessment tools. READ MORE

  3. 3. Apparel and Footwear Environmental Assessment Tool : Understanding how Rapid Design Module is used and if it can contribute to sustainability-oriented organizational culture

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Textilhögskolan; Högskolan i Borås/Institutionen Textilhögskolan

    Author : JOHANNA LAAKSO; MILLA SALMI; [2014]
    Keywords : Environmental Management System; Rapid Design Module; Apparel and Footwear Environmental Assessment Tool; Organizational Culture; Cultural Change; Corporate Sustainability; Sustainability-oriented Organizational Culture;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to study the usage of an Apparel and Footwear Environmental Assessment Tool, the Rapid Design Module, in Swedish companies in the textile and fashion industry and the tool’s possible impact on the change process of organizational culture towards a more sustainable one. A qualitative study has been conducted via interviewing and observing employees using the focal tool on-site in three different companies. READ MORE