Essays about: "air quality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 312 essays containing the words air quality.

  1. 1. Work is where my bike is. Identifying windows of opportunity for bike commuting in the heart of Germany’s car industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sandra Seethaler; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability Science; Behaviour Analysis; Bike Communiting; Sustainable Mobility; Transport Planning; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In Germany, country of diesel bans and postponed climate goals, the region of Baden-Württemberg, as the heart of the country’s car industry, faces especial challenges. Due to its highly car-oriented transport system and topographical structure, the region is notorious for some of the country’s worst air quality levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of Emission Source Heights in FLEXPART 10.02 for the Wildfire in Pedrógão Grande, Portugal, 2017

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

    Author : Anton Nygren; [2019]
    Keywords : wildfire; Pedrógão Grande; structural similarity; SSIM; FLEXPART; MERRA2; CO; emission source height; skogsbränder; Pedrógão Grande; strukturell likhet; SSIM; FLEXPART; MERRA2; CO; utsläppshöjd;

    Abstract : One of the worst wildfires in Portugal in 2017 on June17- 21 started at the central part of Pedrógão Grande and spread fast to the surrounding areas Góis, Pampilhosa da Serra and Arganil. The wildfire took 64 lives and a large smoke plume was observed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experimental investigation of ventilation performance of corner placed stratum ventilation in an office environment

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Gasper Choonya; [2019]
    Keywords : Stratum ventilation; local air change index; air change efficiency; ventilation effectiveness; draught rate; percentage dissatisfied; heat removal effectiveness;

    Abstract : Energy use in buildings account for about one third of the total global energy supply and contributes as much as 30% of the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. It is estimated that energy use in buildings will increase to 67% by 2030. READ MORE

  4. 4. Does public infrastructure investment contribute to economic growth in South Africa?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Katleho Tenyane; Denusha Sharma; [2019]
    Keywords : Infrastructure investment ; Economic growth;

    Abstract : For any developing country, infrastructure is at the core of economic growth and development. South Africa has a modern and well-developed transport infrastructure. The air and rail networks are the largest on the continent, and roads in good condition. READ MORE

  5. 5. Energy use and energy saving in buildings and asthma, allergy and sick building syndrome (SBS): a literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Energisystem och byggnadsteknik

    Author : Chengju Wang; [2019]
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    Abstract : Energy use in buildings is an important contribution to global CO2 emissions and contributes to global warming. In recent years, there has been concern about creating energy efficiency buildings, green buildings and healthy buildings but this development needs guidance by multidisciplinary scientists and experts. READ MORE