Essays about: "Snow"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 286 essays containing the word Snow.

  1. 1. Ash distribution and cavities in Icelandic glaciers, a marker for snow accumulation and radar signal velocity change

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Andrea Håkansson; [2020-01-15]
    Keywords : Iceland; GPR; CMP; Glacier; Vatnajökull; Háabunga; Langjökull;

    Abstract : Glaciers in the geologically active Iceland has a high scientific as well as touristic value.In this thesis, the two largest glaciers on Iceland have been studied with GPR to find ifthe method is suitable to use in future glaciolocial studies where accumulation patternsand similar attributes are in focus in a world of deglaciation. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Foreland evolution of Blåisen, Norway, over the course of an ablation season

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Alexander Hamilton-Foyn; [2020]
    Keywords : Geomorphological Mapping; Structure from Motion; Glacial Landforms; Ice-Marginal Landforms; Landform Preservation; Hardangerjøkulen; Norway; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study presents a detailed investigation into the evolution of sedimentary landforms over an ablation season at Blåisen, an outlet of the Hardangerjøkulen Icecap, Norway. The two visits to Blåisen, one each side of the ablation season, allowed the preservation and evolution of the landforms to be studied. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adapting together in times of climate change : the potential of adaptive governance for improving the cooperation between reindeer herders and forest owners in northern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Freya Grüsgen; [2020]
    Keywords : social-ecological system; land use; reindeer husbandry; forestry; climate change; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer husbandry has long been a central element of the traditional livelihood and culture of indigenous Sami people in northern Sweden. However, it faces several challenges from competing land uses, primarily forestry. READ MORE

  5. 5. Maglev deployment in winter climate

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Author : Axel Thorstrand; [2020]
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    Abstract : As of year 2020, maglev train systems are not in service in areas with harsh winter climate. Compared to conventional railway, the technology is relatively new and untested in conditions of low temperatures, icing and snow. READ MORE