Essays about: "burning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 essays containing the word burning.

  1. 1. The Wrong Amazon Is Burning : A qualitative case study of a protest movement against the Cyber Valley in Tübingen

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Christina Boger; [2020]
    Keywords : activism; civil resistance; Cyber Valley; militarism; protest movement; case study; antimilitarism; protest actions; surveillance;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the resistance of actors of civil society against perceived militarism, by means of a qualitative case study. As the title suggests, the establishment of a “Cyber Valley” in Tübingen, has not only been met with approval by local citizens. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lavspridning på hyggesbrända hyggen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : David Persson; [2020]
    Keywords : artificiell; lavspridning; hygge; ren; renskötsel; renbete; hyggesbränning;

    Abstract : Den boreala skogen har under mycket lång tid präglats utav bränder. Innan människan började kontrollera skogsbränder var det en naturligt återkommande störning. Idag bekämpas och kontrolleras naturliga skogsbränder av människan för att skydda timmer i skogarna. READ MORE

  3. 3. Restoration strategies in boreal forests : prescribed burning and gap cutting effects on plant diversity and community composition

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Clara Espinosa Del Alba; [2020]
    Keywords : restoration ecology; boreal forest; fire; gap cutting; biodiversity; voluntary set-asides; vascular plants; bryophytes; forest management;

    Abstract : The boreal biome is one of the largest in the world and their forests have been widely exploited for centuries. Consequently, it has suffered ecological simplification and loss of biodiversity. Under these circumstances passive conservation is no longer enough and active restoration techniques need to be tested. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feasibility analysis of upgrading the cogeneration unit of George Washington sugar mill in Cuba

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Joakim Ginste; Sascha Partanen; [2020]
    Keywords : CEST; cogeneration; levelized cost of energy; net present value; sugar mill; CEST; kraftvärmeverk; energiproduktionskostnad; nettonuvärde; sockerbruk;

    Abstract : Cuba’s government has set a goal to generate 24 percent of the country’s electricity from renewable sources by 2030. The country’s many sugar mills have been identified as key contributors to reach this goal as their cogeneration units have the potential to significantly increase Cuba’s electricity production from biomass by upgrading them to bioelectric plants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Burning material behaviour in hypoxic environments: An experimental study examining fire dynamics of composite materials in vitiated conditions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Robert Bray; [2020]
    Keywords : ORS; Fire engineering; hypoxic; polymers; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The progression of fire safety research has contributed to improving the guiding principles of standardised building design. Research making use of pure materials, once common in homes and workplaces, are less relevant as such materials are no longer as prevalent. READ MORE