Essays about: "Water"

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  1. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF KVARNTORPSHÖGEN Dose and Radiological Risk Assessments for Humans and Biota

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    Author : Felicia Hultqvist; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Medical physics; NORM; TENORM; Shale ash; Uranium; Polonium; Radiological risk; Humans; Biota;

    Abstract : Background: The pile Kvarntorpshögen and the lakes Surpölen and Norrtorpssjön are the remains of an industry which mined and processed oil shales to extract oil during World War II. The pile mainly consists of shale ash, a waste from the production, while the lakes are nowadays water-filled mining pits. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recurring Slope Lineae on the Northern Hemisphere of Mars: an investigation into the new candidate sites

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Andreas Eriksson; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Recurring Slope Lineae; RSL; Mars; HiRISE; Candidate sites; GIS; Northern hemisphere;

    Abstract : Recurring Slope Lineae (RSL), are dark markings found on slopes with a steepness of 25°-45°. Their width is between 0.5-5 m but they can become hundreds of meters long. They growincrementally during warm seasons; fade during cold seasons and appear again the followingMars year. READ MORE

  3. 3. Acid sulphate soils and its influence on metal concentrations in adjacent water bodies. - A case study from Halland, SW Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Lindgren; [2021-03-10]
    Keywords : acid sulphate soils; metal distribution; surface water; climate; physicochemistry;

    Abstract : Acid sulphate soils have been referred to as being among the most harmful soils in the worlddue to their ability to severely decrease the pH of the water, consequently enabling an increasedmetal load to recipient water streams, lakes, groundwater reservoirs and estuaries. The presenceof acid sulphate soils has triggered several fish kill episodes in northern Scandinavia and thesoils are today threatening many of the national environmental goals of Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. The environment of conflict. A quantitative analysis of the link between water scarcity, non-state conflict and the quality of government in Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Monica Berenji; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Freshwater resources; water scarcity; non-state conflict; impartiality; corruption;

    Abstract : Environmental security has been diligently examined in previous research on both subnational and multinational levels and have not found consensus on the contributing factors for why and how environmental conflict occurs. This thesis aims to contribute to this strand of research, more specifically asking if water scarcities effect the number of non- state conflicts in Africa, depending on the quality of governments. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enamelled steel

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Steneby - Institutionen för Konsthantverk och Design

    Author : Johannes Postlmayr; [2021-01-05]
    Keywords : Enamelled Steel; Glass on metal; Enamel; Emaille; Emalj; Enamelware; Kitchenware; Householdware; Hollowware; Public health; Lead-poisoning; Industrial Revolution; Design; Functionalism; Gestaltung; Gestaltning; Contemporary Sculpture; Applied craft; Object art; CAD; CNC water-jet cutting; Augmented reality;

    Abstract : This exam project is about a material that developed with the rise of the industrial revolution, became almost obsolete in recent decades, and that I now use in the field of applied art, craft, and design.Enamelled steel is a material mostly known for its use in domestic kitchenware and colourful road and advertising signs. READ MORE