Essays about: "Subarctic Sweden"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words Subarctic Sweden.

  1. 1. Effekter av klimatförändringar på växtplankton i subarktiska och alpina sjöar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Matilda Lundström; [2019]
    Keywords : Fosfor; Växtplanktonbiomassa; Diversitet; Oligotrofiering; Temperatur;

    Abstract : The aim of this report was to determine how the climate change affects the ecosystems in alpine and subarctic lakes in Sweden. This was done by analyzing data from environmental monitoring of 14 subarctic and alpine lakes that was part of the national time-series lake monitoring program. READ MORE

  2. 2. Green Roof Performance in Cold Climates : A study on how different plants suited for the subarctic climate in northernSweden affects the performances of green roofs

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jonathan Hjelm; [2019]
    Keywords : Stormwater; Green roofs; Cold climate; Stormwater management;

    Abstract : Increased urbanization leads to an increasing amount of impervious surfaces and a decrease ofthe natural hydrological function. Urban stormwater does thus risk to create high surface flows which could damage the receiving water bodies (e.g. erosion) or the urban area itself (flooding). READ MORE

  3. 3. Carbonaceous aerosols and trace metal deposition in high-latitude snow : a comparative study in Sweden and Alaska

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Anika Pinzner; [2019]
    Keywords : PM; carbon particles; pXRF; arctic; subarctic; EC OC; LAHM; PSAP; TOT; ICP-MS; filter; contamination; albedo;

    Abstract : This study investigates the advantages and disadvantages of several destructive and non-destructive analytical methods that can be employed to characterize airborne par-ticulate matter (PM) deposited in seasonal snow. To this end, a comparative study was conducted on PM obtained from snowpack surveys in two Arctic/subarctic regions of Northern Sweden and Interior Alaska, USA. READ MORE

  4. 4. Energy performance of built heritage in the subarctic climate zone of northern Sweden : Applying existing standards and methodologies for improving energy efficiency of built heritage

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Petter Vilhelmsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cultural heritage; cultural value assessment; energy improvement; energy performance; refurbishment measures; Energibesparing; energiprestanda; kulturarv; kulturvärdesbedömning; renoveringsåtgärder;

    Abstract : In Sweden, as well as in Europe, buildings are estimated to consume 40 % of the total energyuse. Moreover, one third of the European building stock consists of buildings with some sort ofdistinguable cultural or historic significance, and it follows logically that a considerablepercentage of Sweden’s and Europe’s total energy is consumed by this category of buildings –historic buildings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Live-work units in subarctic climate as a part of sustainable city development : A design proposal

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Arkitektur och vatten

    Author : Ingemar Ohls; [2018]
    Keywords : Architecture; building design; apartment; Sweden; urban design; snow; housing design; Bokal; subarktiskt klimat; stadsutveckling; social hållbarhet; arkitektur; lägenheter; Sverige; bostadsarkitektur;

    Abstract : Today there is a wish from building entrepreneurs to be able to have other activities than traditional commercial areas on the street level in the residential housing while keeping the open store front windows facade. Another challenge today in development of cities are partially to maintain a socially sustainable city. READ MORE