Essays about: "carbon capture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 69 essays containing the words carbon capture.

  1. 1. The inclusion of Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Integrated Assessment Models: Assessing legitimacy within published climate discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : BECCS; Discourse; Governance; IAMs; Legitimacy; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the discourses identified in the literature that is critical to BECCS and its inclusion in IAMs used in the construction of RCP2.6 through a Foucauldian inspired discourse analysis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Snow insulation effects across the Arctic : evaluating a revised snow module in LPJ-GUESS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alexandra Pongrácz; [2019]
    Keywords : active layer depth; Arctic; LPJ-GUESS; snow; soil temperature; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The effect of future changes in temperature and precipitation patterns on arctic ecosystem functioning is often assessed using state-of-the-art ecosystem models. Many models however lack detailed representation of wintertime processes, as pointed out by recent studies (Wang et al. 2016, Slater and Lawrence 2013). READ MORE

  3. 3. The economic value of the effect of weather variability on forest ecosystem services in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Jean Damascene Uwizeye; [2019]
    Keywords : carbon sequestration; economics; forest growth; management practices; Sweden; timber; weather conditions;

    Abstract : In Sweden, production forests primarily consist of planted coniferous trees often mixed with naturally regenerated broadleaves. The predominating boreal conifer species are Norway spruce, and Scots pine which constitutes 40.8% and 39% of the total productive forests cover respectively. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards the Performance Assessment of aMapdrift Autofocus for a P-Band SARMission Implementation

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Rymdteknik

    Author : Andrés Felipe Betancourt Payán; [2019]
    Keywords : SAR; Autofocus; P-Band; Biomass;

    Abstract : In the context of the ESA BIOMASS mission in which for the first time, a P-Band SAR sensor isgoing to be mounted into a spaceborne system. With its penetration capability, it will contributeto the measurement of the biomass and carbon content in the Earth’s forests. READ MORE

  5. 5. HYDROGEN-FIRED GAS TURBINE FOR POWER GENERATION WITH EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION : Emission and economic evaluation of pure hydrogen compare to natural gas

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Framtidens energi; Mälardalens högskola/Framtidens energi

    Author : Nemir Gibrael; Hamse Hassan; [2019]
    Keywords : harmful emission; natural gas; fuel reforming process; hydrogen fired gas turbine; exhaust gas recirculation; techno-economic analysis;

    Abstract : The member states of European Union aim to promote the reduction of harmful emissions. Emissions from combustion processes cause effects on human health and pose environmental issues, for example by increasing greenhouse effect. READ MORE