Essays about: "academic world"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 277 essays containing the words academic world.

  1. 1. Climate Smart Risk Reduction in Urban Areas: A Review of factors for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation within the context of urban Resilience

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Fariba Toufani; [2019]
    Keywords : Disaster Risk Reduction; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Urban Resilience; 100 Resilient Cities; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In recent years, the drawbacks of parallel systems in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) have been acknowledged in professional and academic communities, where the need for integration of the two fields in connection to development has been stressed. In this regard, the concept of resilience as an antithesis of risks has also been considered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality Management in Offshore Construction Project

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/JTH, Industriell organisation och produktion

    Author : Kim Vuorinen; [2019]
    Keywords : Quality Management; Offshore Construction Project; Multinational Company Expansion; Construction Quality; Offshoring Challenges;

    Abstract : Companies have a need to internationalize and locate all over the world to gain advantages against competition. However, when companies internationalize, they face difficulties. One of the major difficulties is how they can reach the same high quality around the world in their business facilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Feeding the 45 million : substituting soybean protein with insect protein within EU poultry and egg production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Douglas Hunter; [2019]
    Keywords : insects; insect production; livestock feed; entomophagy; land use; futures research; food security; energy security; black soldier fly; mealworm; house cricket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : A global population increasing both in number and in resource consumption per capita has resulted in food, livestock feed and energy crop demands that are increasingly difficult to meet on rapidly degrading soils within a diminishing available area of arable land. With further expansion of agricultural land infeasible and yield increases through further intensification insufficient to meet the scale of predicted crop demand, the use of insects as an animal feed has gained traction as a method of not only reducing competition for arable land, but also some of the detrimental environmental consequences of livestock and conventional feed production. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diving into Blue Carbon : A Review on Carbon Sequestration by Mangrove Forests, Seagrass Meadows and Salt Marshes, and Their Capacity to Act as Global Carbon Sinks

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Hugo George; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon sinks; coastal ecosystems; carbon sequestering; blue carbon; kolsänkor; kustbelägna ekosystem; kolfixering; blue carbon;

    Abstract : During the last decade, the academic interest for Earth’s natural carbon sinks and their role concerning climate change has increased. Today, many scientists around the world are trying to calculate different ecosystem’s potential to sequester and store carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. READ MORE

  5. 5. THE SIZE OF TERROR Linking Inequality, Ideology and Corruption to the Membership of Terrorist Groups

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Tobias Risse; [2018-09-14]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate the effect of economic inequality on the size of terrorist groups. While several scholars have examined the impact of inequality on the number of ter-rorist attacks, as well as on other types of political violence, its influence on the membership of terrorist organizations has not been explored yet. READ MORE