Essays about: "Seasonality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 essays containing the word Seasonality.

  1. 1. Assessing annual forest phenology: a comparison of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and phenocamera datasets

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shangharsha Thapa; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; Near-surface Remote Sensing; UAV; Phenocamera; Forest Phenology; Phenophase; Seasonality; NDVI; GCC; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Near-surface remote sensing platforms such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and phenocameras appear to be potential platforms for keeping track of seasonal dynamics at a local scale. This research focusses on extracting time series of different vegetation indices (VIs) from both platforms, computing seasonality events from them and comparing the results against spectral sensor data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tourism and marine resource conservation tentacle in tentacle? Zanzibari hotels as biosphere stewards in support of octopus closures

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Michael Bohlin; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate biosphere stewardship; tourism; marine resource conservation; small-scale fisheries; Zanzibar; trade; value chain; octopus; signal dilution; Mashirikiani ya kibiosphere stewardship; utalii; uhifadhi wa rasilimali zabahari; wavuvi wadogo wadogo; Zanzibar; biashara; mnyororo wa thamani; pweza; signal dilution;

    Abstract : Tourism fuels the Zanzibari economy but adds to the depletion of marine resources. However, the concept of corporate biosphere stewardship suggests that companies with consolidated power can influence sustainability pathways. READ MORE

  3. 3. Planetary boundary layer height measurements in a rural environment in southern Sweden - Relation to meteorological parameters and aerosol particle concentrations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kärnfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Ellen Carneheim; [2020]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : The aim of this project is to analyse planetary boundary layer height (BLH) measurements from the Hyltemossa research station and find their dependence on seasonality, time of day, and air temperature. Further, investigation was made into the correlation between mass concentration of particulate matter with equivalent diameter... READ MORE

  4. 4. Impacts of peer-to-peer rental accommodation in Stockholm, Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro : An exploratory analysis of Airbnb’s data

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Irene Suárez Pacios; [2020]
    Keywords : Airbnb; peer-to-peer economy; shared economy; exploratory analysis; text mining; Airbnb; peer-to-peer-ekonomi; delad ekonomi; undersökande analys; textutvinning;

    Abstract : As a part of the growing movement called the “peer-to-peer” economy, Airbnb has changed the short-stay rental market and has become one of the world’s largest booking websites for finding an accommodation to stay. The platform has also affected the economy of tourism around the world, so, given the importance of the subject, in this thesis study, the impacts that the Airbnb rental accommodation model has on clients of Stockholm, Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro is studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of temperature on the innate immune response in the lungs against RSV

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Wail Chrifi; [2020]
    Keywords : Respiratory syncytial virus; Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid; Hep-2 cells; temperature; immune system; agglutinates;

    Abstract : A constant flow of various pathogens enters the respiratory system on daily basis through the involuntary mechanism of breathing. Respiratory viral infections are common yet can be fatal in vulnerable populations. READ MORE