Essays about: "arctic region"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 94 essays containing the words arctic region.

  1. 1. Conflict over territory and maritime routes in the arctic. The case of potential conflict between the US and Russia over resources in the arctic ocean.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Naoufal Souhail; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Maritime jurisdiction; arctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, ice on the arctic ocean has been melting at a rapid paste. This environmental change in the arctic made access to the region much easier than ever before. READ MORE

  2. 2. NOT SO NORMATIVE? The European Commission and the ever-changing Arctic region.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : John W. Ashton; [2021-02-08]
    Keywords : European Commission; Arctic Region; Arctic Politics; Realism; Liberalism; Idea Analysis; Geopolitics; Climate Change.;

    Abstract : Climate change has drastically changed the prospects of obtaining resources in the Arctic that where long deemed unobtainable due to the harsh climate in the region. The European Union has gradually evolved its Arctic policy in recent years due to these severe alterations, in which the European Commission has been the most active in pursuing that policy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Computer Vision for Camera Trap Footage : Comparing classification with object detection

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för visuell information och interaktion

    Author : Fredrik Örn; [2021]
    Keywords : computer vision; camera traps; classification; object detection; neural networks; artificial intelligence; machine learning; datorseende; kamerafällor; klassificering; detektering; neurala nätverk; artificiell intelligens; maskininlärning;

    Abstract : Monitoring wildlife is of great interest to ecologists and is arguably even more important in the Arctic, the region in focus for the research network INTERACT, where the effects of climate change are greater than on the rest of the planet. This master thesis studies how artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision can be used together with camera traps to achieve an effective way to monitor populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Reviving Skellefteå

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : Lubna Boltakke; [2021]
    Keywords : Riverpark; Skellefteå; 2050; co-working; canal; water treatment; business park;

    Abstract : The changes that we are seeing and anticipating are largely due to human behaviour. Arctic sea ice is at the lowest levels ever recorded. The volume of Arctic ice has decreased dramatically over the past decade. . READ MORE