Essays about: "Wetlands"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 224 essays containing the word Wetlands.

  1. 1. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wetlands both reduce and contribute to brownification - a study from Kalmar County, Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för företagande, innovation och hållbarhet

    Author : Isabell Fritiofsson; [2021]
    Keywords : DOC; absorbance; Northern Europe; brownification; wetland;

    Abstract : During recent decades the brownification through leaching of organic carbon into Northern hemisphere water bodies has become apparent. This is considered a problem because of the implications it has on ecosystems and freshwater sources used for drinking water. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sorption of Stormwater Pollutants for Five Material Mixtures: A batch Equlibrium Study

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

    Author : Fredrik Rydholm; [2021]
    Keywords : Sorption; Swale; Metals; Phosphorus; Treatment; Batch equilibrium test; isoterms; Low-cost material;

    Abstract : Blue-green infrastructure have been more lucrative during the last 30 years, since urbanizationbrings more impervious surfaces that increases stormwater runoff volumes. Amongst thedifferent blue-green infrastructures there are e.g., constructed wetlands and swales. READ MORE

  4. 4. Myllrande våtmarker : möjligheter och utmaningar för kommuner genom våtmarksprojekt i peri-urban miljö

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

    Author : Lina Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : våtmark; ekosystemtjänst; peri-urban miljö; biologisk mångfald; tvåstegsdiken; myllrande våtmarker; Sveriges miljökvalitetsmål; Agenda 2030; Skåne; kommun; åar; avrinningsområde; vattenråd;

    Abstract : Detta arbete handlar om miljökvalitetsmålet Myllrande våtmarker, vad det innebär och om målet uppnås. En historisk tillbakablick på hur våtmarker i Sverige har förändrats och vilka typer av våtmarker som finns i landet ska förtydliga hur människan har nyttjat dessa ekosystem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Influence of permafrost disintegration on wetland carbon fluxes in Abisko, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Aida Esmailzadeh Davani; [2021]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; Permafrost; CH4 flux; CO2 flux; Abisko; Wetlands; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The northern permafrost regions are experiencing a rapid warming as surface temperatures are rising, causing a disintegration of permafrost and a deepening of the active layer (AL). This releases previously frozen carbon, making it available for decomposition by microbes. READ MORE