Essays about: "Southern"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1853 essays containing the word Southern.

  1. 1. The megaliths of Bohuslän in a south Scandinavian context

    University essay from

    Author : Roger Cederberg; [2022-11-15]
    Keywords : Neolithic; Southern Scandinavia; Dolmen; Passage grave; C14; Bohuslän;

    Abstract : The transformation from a hunter/gatherer population to a farming society in southern Scandinavia is a process of only 300-400 years, primarily from around 4000 BC to around 3700 BC. Farming is then established in most of southern Scandinavia. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Financial Crises and Natural Disasters on the US Catastrophe Bond Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Martina Scaroni; Felicitas Gesa Lore Elisabeth Schulze-Steinen; [2022]
    Keywords : Catastrophe Bond; Atlantic Hurricanes; Natural Disasters; Financial Crisis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Catastrophe (CAT) bonds bring the needs of (re)insurance companies and investors together: They insure against natural disasters by transferring risk to the capital market while at the same time promising high returns and a certain detachment from financial markets. Being an alternative investment class that has been on the rise only in recent years, academic research on CAT bonds is comparatively limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographical expansion rate of a brown bear population in Fennoscandia and the factors explaining the directional variations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Lisbet Hougaard Baklid; [2022]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; brown bear; expansion rate; Ursus arctos; Fennoscandia; Sweden; barrier; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The brown bears, Ursus arctos L., in the Scandinavian peninsula were distributed in almost all counties before aimed reduction during the 1700-1900s (Swenson et al. 1995). From 1981-2013 the population increased more than five times (Chapron et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. Parametric Analysis of Thermal Comfort and Energy Efficiency in a Building Located in Different Climate Regions

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Nikolaos Patsatzis; [2022]
    Keywords : building; thermal comfort; simulation;

    Abstract : One of the biggest challenges of a residential building, when it is designed, is to be energy efficient and to provide simultaneously many hours of thermal comfort throughout the year. So, this was the scope of this thesis: to perform a parametric analysis of thermal comfort and energy efficiency in a house that was designed for the climate of Gotland in Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lowering energy need and improving indoor climate - A case study of rural dwellings in Gammalsvenskby, Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö; Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Energi och byggnadsdesign

    Author : Viktor Kauranen; [2022]
    Keywords : Gammalsvenskby; energy-efficient; indoor climate; rural buildings; renovation; Ukraine; Life cycle cost; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : A vast majority of rural dwellings in Ukraine are inefficient from an energy perspective, with a major need for energy-efficient renovations. A lot of these buildings are also having problems with the indoor climate, with poor ventilation combined with indoor combustion of fuel which can cause negative health effects. READ MORE