Essays about: "building sector"

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  1. 1. Using a GIS to enable an economic, land use and energy output comparison between small wind powered turbines and large-scale wind farms: the case of Oslo, Norway.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Colin Potter; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Wind power; Renewable energy sources; urban wind energy; urban areas; planning; vertical axis wind turbines; comparative studies; urban integrated energy systems; Oslo; Roan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Responding to an identified knowledge gap, the study aims to determine if smaller wind turbines located on top of existing urban buildings are more resource efficient (land utilization and economically) than large scale wind farms. To answer this question, using a GIS, the resource efficiency of the Roan wind farm in Northern Norway was compared to a theoretical modeled installation of small-scale wind turbines on top of buildings within a 2km radius study zone in central Oslo. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health care professionals’ experiences and views of sexual and reproductive health service provision to undocumented Roma women in Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialmedicin och global hälsa

    Author : Kalina Georgieva Hristozova; [2023]
    Keywords : undocumented Roma women; sexual and reproductive health; sexual and reproductive health service provision; health professionals experiences; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Aim: This qualitative study explores the sexual and reproductive health service provision offered to undocumented Roma women migrating to Finland and traces the major challenges in this regard through the experiences, the perceptions, and the views of Finnish health professionals. Background: Sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of undocumented Roma women is of a particular concern since the lack of health insurance, their mobility, and disadvantaged educational, social, and economic level make them more vulnerable to health risks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hållbarhetscertifiering : effekter på värdekedjan av byggmaterial

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Economics

    Author : Sofia Andersson; [2023]
    Keywords : effekter på värdekedjan; fallstudie; frivilliga hållbarhetscertifieringar för byggnader i Sverige; hållbar utveckling; ; standarder;

    Abstract : En av vår tids stora utmaningar handlar om att möta klimatkrisen och ökade krav på levnadsstandard hos en växande global befolkning. Allt fler flyttar från rurala till urbana områden, vilket pressar bostadsmarknader världen över. READ MORE

  4. 4. Identification of key factors that support and limit action plan implementation after a SimEx and suggestions on how to overcome the challenges

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Zeth Söderlund; [2023]
    Keywords : simulation exercise; evaluation; action plan; implementation; challenges; usefulness; improve; learning; lessons learnt; debrief session; capacity development; capacity strengthening; capacity building; disaster risk management; disaster risk reduction; emergency preparedness; disaster preparedness; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : It is difficult to prepare for events with large-scale consequences and low probability. Simulation exercises (SimEx) provide the opportunity to improve preparedness through strengthening capabilities before an actual emergency. Conducting a SimEx could be very expensive and therefore the SimEx should be thoroughly evaluated. READ MORE

  5. 5. A place in between places

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

    Author : Ana Gilmet Lejtreger; [2023]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Skellefteå is calibrating its position in multiple overlapping maps, sometimes located in the centre and sometimes in the periphery (if those are even relevant). It is a place in between places. A geographical periphery of Europe that becomes one of the centres of production of one of the fastest growing industries in the world. READ MORE