Essays about: "Urban Areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1905 essays containing the words Urban Areas.

  1. 1. The cooling potential of Rain Gardens and Green Roofs - The influence on energy partitioning in Kvillebäcken, Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Julia Cederbrant; [2021-07-05]
    Keywords : urban energy balance; urban water balance; SUEWS; energy partitioning; Blue-green infrastructure;

    Abstract : Blue-green infrastructure (BGI) has become a popular way of combating the effects of climatechange, both regarding heat mitigation and runoff from precipitation. This thesis aims tounderstand the potential of two BGI types, namely rain gardens and green roofs, of increasingthe latent heat fraction in an urban area and thereby also understand the possible cooling effectfrom these measures. READ MORE

  2. 2. How financial regulation promotes financial inclusion in less developed countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Derick Okodi; [2021-06-24]
    Keywords : Bank regulation; Financial inclusion; BankCommercial and Microfinance regulation; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Nature is just around the corner. Exploring experiences along the way of everyday walks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Simon Skalleberg; [2021-06-23]
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    Abstract : With a growing interest in the potential sustainability and health benefits of walking and human-naturerelations in urban areas, researchers have pointed out a need to consider the everyday settings peoplemove around in. This study focuses on the perspectives of a walker along the way of everyday walks andhow experiences shape human-nature relations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling Mosquito Prevalence on a City-Scale in Gothenburg, Sweden. A Methodological Development Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ville Stålnacke; [2021-06-14]
    Keywords : Culex pipiens; Weighted Multi-Criteria Analysis; mosquito suitability; Species Distribution Model; city-scale;

    Abstract : Mosquitoes are one of the most prominent carriers (or vectors) of diseases worldwide, whichhas an impact on human societies, as up to 1 million people pass away each year from mosquitorelated diseases. Mosquitoes are known carriers of, e.g., malaria, dengue fever and West Nilevirus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance of Light Electric Freight Vehicles in Urban Areas - Adapting the Performance Prism framework to manage CEP stakeholder relationships and improve the performance of Light Electric Freight Vehicles in the last mile

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Jonas Härtel; Fabian Kulawik; [2021-06-11]
    Keywords : last-mile; LEFV; logistics; supply chain; parcel deliveries; city logistics; urban freight; performance prism; triple bottom line; CEP; urban freight stakeholder;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE