Essays about: "SOLWEIG"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word SOLWEIG.

  1. 1. Heat Stress at Playgrounds A case Study in Gothenburg, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Johanna Rasmussen; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : Heat Stress; Thermal Comfort; Tmrt; SOLWEIG; TreePlanter; Children; Playgrounds;

    Abstract : The climate will change in the future as it will become warmer with higher temperatures generating extreme weather events such as heat waves. Children are a particularly vulnerable group when it comes to being exposed to heat which is partly due to the fact that they have a harder time thermoregulating themselves. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trees as heat stress mitigators. The frequency of heat and cold stress in a redevelopment area in Borås, Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Simon Wiklund Wagersten; [2023-06-22]
    Keywords : Cold stress; heat stress; SOLWEIG; thermal comfort; TreePlanter;

    Abstract : As future climate is predicted to generate higher temperatures as well as more frequent extreme weather scenarios, it is essential to plan to mitigate the effects of climate change. In an attempt to mitigate one effect of climate change, this master’s thesis examines both the heat and cold stress at the area Pulsen in Borås Stad, both as the conditions are today, and after the implementation of a new detail plan. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Robert Klein; [2023-01-19]
    Keywords : urban climate; heat stress; mean radiant temperature; SOLWEIG; urban vegetation; urban planning;

    Abstract : Old adults are particularly vulnerable against heat stress. Considering the ageing society and the projected increase of heat events, planning for heat-resilient urban environments for old adults will become increasingly important. READ MORE

  4. 4. Outdoor thermal comfort in Drottninghög, Helsingborg: a study on the effects of urban densification in a warmer climate

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Daniel Erlström; [2020]
    Keywords : Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Extreme heat can lead to a significant increase in mortality, especially for urban citizens. Densification of urban areas can dramatically affect the local climate of the city by replacing green areas with impermeable materials and changing both radiative and turbulent fluxes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Heat stress at preschool yards. A mixed-method geographical study in Gothenburg, Sweden.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; [2019-10-30]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : As climate change is predicted to generate higher temperature and more frequent heat waves and extreme temperature events in Sweden, issues related to heat will be more accentuated in the future. Children are both vulnerable to heat and spend much of their time outdoors at preschool yards. READ MORE