Essays about: "Weather"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 945 essays containing the word Weather.

  1. 1. Investigating the relationship between circulation patterns and cloudburst character in a changing climate

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten- och landskapslära

    Author : Sofia Litsmark; [2020]
    Keywords : Circulation patterns; future climate; hyetograph; hyetograph shape; cloudbursts; Cirkulationsmönster; framtida klimat; klimat; skyfall; hyetograf; hyetograf- karaktär; framtida vädermönster;

    Abstract : The consequences of extreme weather in terms of heavy precipitation and flooding are devastating in both rural and urban areas. The cost on society to handle the damages are substantial. It is therefore of high interest to further investigate the mechanisms behind these extreme events. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greedy men and seductive females : A qualitative gender analysis of the representation of villains in the James Bond franchise

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Andreas Hammarstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : James Bond; Stereotypes; Popular culture; Villains; Gender; Qualitive analysis; Social constructionism;

    Abstract : The over 50-year-old movie icon James Bond is as current as ever. Since being the most prominent representation of a male hero and one of the world’s most recognizable movie icons, James Bond has been under the academicals loupe for many decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. ENSO teleconnections - Analysis of time lag between tropical Pacific sea surface temperature and climate and vegetation anomalies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Jiri Navrátil; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; ENSO; teleconnections; climate; NDVI; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) affects weather and climate in regions spread all around the Earth via teleconnections. While quite a lot of research has been done on recognizing what regions are affected by these and what is the sign of the associated temperature, rainfall and vegetation anomalies, not that much attention has been paid to the timing of the impacts with respect to the ENSO state. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Humane School

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Astri Sundström Konradsson; [2020]
    Keywords : The Humane School; Kenya; Steiner school; rural school; volontary project; African school; Sirende; farming school; ASF Sweden; Sofia; Järna; Anthroposophy; primary school; Rudolf Steiner; Astri Sundström Konradsson; kindergarten Kenya.; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : My diploma project is a design proposal for a Rudolf Steiner School in Sirende, a village 12 km outside Kitale Town, Kenya. On Initiative taken by the anthroposophical association Föreningen Sofia in Sweden, a Steiner school opened in Sirende in year 2008. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dispatch Optimizer for Concentrated Solar Power Plants

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Byggteknik och byggd miljö

    Author : Gilda Miranda; [2020]
    Keywords : Concentrated Solar Power; optimization; dispatch; thermal energy storage;

    Abstract : Concentrating solar power (CSP) plant is a promising technology that exploits direct normal irradiation (DNI) from the sun to be converted into thermal energy in the solar field. One of the advantages of CSP technology is the possibility to store thermal energy in thermal energy storage (TES) for later production of electricity. READ MORE