Essays about: "Remote areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 243 essays containing the words Remote areas.

  1. 1. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE

  2. 2. Registered nurses' experiences of working with indigenous patients in remote areas in Amazonas, Peru : a qualitative interview study at health clinics in Loreto region

    University essay from Sophiahemmet Högskola; Sophiahemmet Högskola

    Author : Linnea Berglund; Siri Fjellman; [2019]
    Keywords : Registered nurses’ experiences; Indigenous patients; Intercultural health; Remote areas; Limited access;

    Abstract : Background In remote areas of the Peruvian Amazon there is a high burden of communicable diseases, limited access to health care and a low distribution of registered nurses. Registered nurses are working with indigenous patients in the area, where traditional medicine and practice is common. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fjärrmätning av spårdjup i skogsterräng med drönare och digital stereofotogrammetri

    University essay from SLU/Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology (from 131204)

    Author : Rasmus Wictorsson; [2019]
    Keywords : fjärranalys; hjulspår; 3D-Point Clouds; tracks; soil disturbance;

    Abstract : Markstörning i form av spårbildning och kompaktering av marken är oftast påtagliga vid maskinellt avverkade områden. Skoglig inventering och kartläggning av skogsrelaterade skador med hjälp av flygfotografering har används sedan 1970-talet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Spatially Coupled Codes in Turbo Equalization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Mgeni Makambi Mashauri; [2019]
    Keywords : Turbo equalization; spatial coupling; waterfall versus error floor; codes on graphs; iterative receivers; LDPC codes in turbo equalization; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In this thesis we investigate the application of spatial coupling in turbo equalization. We show that with spatial coupling we can have a fresh perspective on the trade-off between performance in the waterfall and error floor region often encountered in the choice of codes for turbo equalization. READ MORE