Essays about: "Snow"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 267 essays containing the word Snow.

  1. 1. Method development for the analysis of PFAS and neutral precursors in active and passive air samplers

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Pascal Camoiras González; [2019]
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    Abstract : Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a chemical class of global concern because of their persistence, toxicity and widespread presence in the environment. This work aimed to develop a robust and reliable method to analyse perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), as well as the neutral volatile PFOS precursors, namely perfluorooctane sulfonamides and perfluorooctane sulfonamidoethanols (FOSAs/FOSEs). READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change, an additional factor for considering the threat level of the snow leopard (Panthera Uncia)

    University essay from

    Author : Adam Fast; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change; Snow leopard; IUCN; Klimatförändringar; Snöleopard;

    Abstract : The snow leopard lives in the high mountains of Asia. Threats currently facing the species are being poached for its high-valued fur and being killed by herders in retaliation for livestock predation. READ MORE


    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Josefin Svensson; [2019]
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    Abstract : Rendering snow environments in real-time requires e‚ffective methods for representing the snow and its properties. ‘This thesis explores methods for rendering deformable snow covers, where a dynamic heightfi€eld is used for storing snow heights. Collision detection for cylinder geometries is used to generate tyretracks from wheels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lignosers vintervärden i gestaltningar : bark, habitus och placering

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Linn Karlin; [2019]
    Keywords : bark; vintervärde; habitus; vinterträdgård; gestaltning; lignos; barkfärg; vinterkomposition;

    Abstract : I Sverige är en stor del av året belagt i vintermörker och den lövade säsongen hos lignoser är kort. Att få uppleva en trädgård i sin fulla vinterskrud kan lysa upp även de mörkaste av dagar. I Sverige är det dock få som får uppleva en vit vinter. READ MORE