Essays about: "Risk Assessment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 682 essays containing the words Risk Assessment.

  1. 1. GIS-based approach to estimate direct economic damages of fluvial flooding under various future scenarios: A case study of the Neckar river basin (Germany)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ruben Prütz; [2020]
    Keywords : climate change; flood damage; fluvial flood; GIS; HEC-GeoRAS; HEC-RAS; MOLUSCE; Neckar; river basin; stage-damage; strength of knowledge; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Fluvial floods can cause significant damages to inundated assets. The frequency and magnitude of fluvial floods are related to precipitation amounts, which are expected to change throughout the 21st century due to global warming. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contamination analysis of the landfill Rösaberg inerta massor : Risk assessment and investigation of the contaminant distribution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Westander Lisa; [2020]
    Keywords : Landfill; MODFLOW; Risk assessment; Site-specific guidelines; Deponi; MODFLOW; Riskbedömning; Platsspecifika riktvärden;

    Abstract : The dispersion of contaminants deriving from landfills poses a risk to the surrounding environment and human health. Old landfills are treated with extra precaution, due to their poorer construction, less stringent operation and lack information regarding the waste content. Vetlanda municipality has identified 48 old landfills. READ MORE

  3. 3. Akuta omvårdnadsåtgärder vid projektilskador hos hund

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Elin De Jong; Nanna Friman; [2020]
    Keywords : akut omvårdnad; djursjukvård; hund; projektilskada; skottskada; trauma; triage;

    Abstract : Hundar med projektilskador utgör en relativt liten patientgrupp i Sverige. Det resulterar i en potentiell risk för att kunskap saknas hos djurhälsopersonal när det gäller det akuta omhändertagandet av dessa patienter, vilket är kritiskt eftersom denna patientgrupp kräver en snabb vård. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Carbon Neutrality - A Systems Perspective on Current Conceptualizations Within the Textile & Clothing Industries in Respect of the Multilateral Climate Target to Establish a Net-Zero Economy

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Maja Sophia Wiegand; Maximilian Hagl; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Carbon Neutrality; Carbon Footprint; Systems Perspective; Climate Change; Organizational Theory; Net-Zero Economy;

    Abstract : Purpose – The research aims to critically evaluate the impact of current corporate carbon neutrality (CCN) conceptualizations within the textile & clothing (T&C) industries from a systems perspective in respect of the multilateral climate target to establish a net-zero economy by 2050. Contemporary mistrust and seemingly varying CCN conceptualizations may result in the collapse of the entire concept or may lead to miss the intentional target of fundamental climate change mitigation at large. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Nuclear Option : A Global Sustainability Appraisal of Civil Nuclear Energy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Arnström; [2020]
    Keywords : nuclear power; solar power; wind power; sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable energy development; sustainability of nuclear power; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons proliferation; nuclear fuel depletion;

    Abstract : Energy production systems are essential for human progress. They fuel the technologies that underpin economic growth and are prerequisite for efficient food production, education and healthcare. On the flip side, they also incur substantial eco-social costs. READ MORE