Essays about: "Water Resource Management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 essays containing the words Water Resource Management.

  1. 1. Influence of land cover changes on organic carbon and organic nitrogen concentrations in Swedish rivers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Julia Iwan; [2021]
    Keywords : Total Organic Carbon TOC ; Total Organic Nitrogen TON ; Land Cover Change; Sweden; WaterBase; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : There is increasing pressure on freshwater systems due to excessive nutrient loading by anthropogenic sources. In Sweden, freshwaters have become browner due to increasing exports of organic matter from soils into streams, rivers, and lakes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Increasing forest mortality and its drivers: Simulating central European forests under climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Marieke Scheel; [2021]
    Keywords : forest mortality; central Europe; competition; CO2; temperature; precipitation; DVM; LPJ-GUESS; simulation; reproducing data; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing tree growth and mortality rates in Europe are still poorly understood and have been attributed to a variety of drivers. This study aimed to relate increasing forest mortality rates in six central European countries to climate drivers (CO2 concentration, temperature and precipitation) from 1985-2015, using a process-based vegetation model. READ MORE

  3. 3. EARTH IS THE MOTHER AND THE WATERWAYS ARE THE VEINS THAT FLOW THROUGH HER A qualitative study on the trend of personification in river management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Dahlqvist; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : river management; water resource management; trend of personification; Yarra; Birrarung; Victorian Environmental Water Holder; legal personality; guardianship model; market environmentalism;

    Abstract : This thesis look at the trend of personification of rivers by examining the unprecedented legislation the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung Murron) Act 2017 (hereafter Yarra/Birrarung Act) and the well-established Environmental Water Manager, the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH). The aim of the thesis is to contribute with knowledge on why there is a trend of personification in river management and what implications that brings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of Urban Metabolism of Stockholm Royal Seaport : Through the Enhanced Economy Wide Material Flow Accounting Framework

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Sina Abrishami; [2020]
    Keywords : Urban Metabolism; Economic Wide Material Flow Analysis; Material Flow Analysis; Stockholm Royal Seaport; Circular Economy; Bottom-up data; Top-down data;

    Abstract : Material flows in Urban Metabolism play a key role for the purpose of building urban areas and growing the economy. There is lack of standard method for accounting of material flows within and across the boundaries of urban systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Växtsubstrat för en hållbar stad

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

    Author : Elias Gabrielsson; Victor Stål; [2020]
    Keywords : växtsubstrat; pimpsten; biokol; växtbädd; skelettjord; kompaktering; vattenhållande förmåga;

    Abstract : Syftet med arbetet är att undersöka två befintliga växtsubstratsystem som används för perenner och lignoser i urbana miljöer. Detta görs i syfte med att städerna utvecklas och förtätas i en allt snabbare takt. Förtätade städer kräver fler nya och innovativa gröna lösningar för att uppnå kvalitativa resultat. READ MORE