Essays about: "River"

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  1. 1. EARTH IS THE MOTHER AND THE WATERWAYS ARE THE VEINS THAT FLOW THROUGH HER A qualitative study on the trend of personification in river management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Dahlqvist; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : river management; water resource management; trend of personification; Yarra; Birrarung; Victorian Environmental Water Holder; legal personality; guardianship model; market environmentalism;

    Abstract : This thesis look at the trend of personification of rivers by examining the unprecedented legislation the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung Murron) Act 2017 (hereafter Yarra/Birrarung Act) and the well-established Environmental Water Manager, the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH). The aim of the thesis is to contribute with knowledge on why there is a trend of personification in river management and what implications that brings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Optimization of a charging system for electric vehicles : A case study in Magangué, Colombia

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Malin Lönnqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Electric vehicles; electric boats; EV charging infrastructure design; charging strategy; optimization; mixed integer linear programming; Colombia; Elfordon; elbåtar; design av laddningsinfrastruktur; laddningsstrategi; optimering; linjär programmering; Colombia;

    Abstract : To reduce the emissions from the transport sector, the electric vehicle (EV) is a promising alternative to the internal combustion engine vehicle (ICEV). An important aspect of implementing new transport systems in terms of EVs is the charging strategy, as many energy sources with different limitations can be utilized. READ MORE

  3. 3. Efforts for eutrophication mitigation on the Santa Lucía River Basin: farmers’ experiences, attitudes and motivations

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Juan Hordenana; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Eutrophication; Mitigation; Best Management Practices; Farmers; BMP adoption;

    Abstract : Anthropogenic eutrophication has become an issue of foremost importance in water bodies all around the globe. Nutrients coming from agricultural activities have been identified as one main contributor to this problem. Technologies and inovations (Best Management Practices, BMPs) have been designed for mitigating agricultural impact on water bodies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimisation of Run of River Production Forecasting Using Aiolos Forecast Studio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Amer Al-Qes; [2020]
    Keywords : Run of river hydropower plants; power production forecasting; Aiolos forecast studio; model accuracy assessment analysis and power market.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Hydropower is simply the largest source of renewable energy in the Nordic countries, where It compose around 90% of power production in Iceland, 70% in Norway, 40% in Sweden and 20% in Finland. Mountainous terrain and abundance in the surface water is a significant contributing factor in hydropower production. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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