Essays about: "challenges in distribution of services"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 essays containing the words challenges in distribution of services.

  1. 1. The green wedges of Stockholm - past, present and future : Development over time, changes in distribution and inclusion in urban planning

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Frida Orveland; [2019]
    Keywords : green wedges; urban planning; sustainable development; nature protection; resilient cities; gröna kilar; hållbara städer;

    Abstract : With an increasing urban population, urban areas around the world face great challenges in sustaining its inhabitants without losing its natural values. Fragmentation of the urban green areas is inevitable, causing the biodiversity to decline and the ecosystem services to weaken. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crop diversity in Scania : geographical and cognitive mapping

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Shaktima López Hösel; [2019]
    Keywords : crop diversity; agroecology; food systems; ecosystem services; resilience; farmer s motivations; geographical information systems; self-determination theory; cognitive mapping;

    Abstract : Modern agriculture is characterized by large scale and large-scale farming of a few crops, which rely heavily on external inputs. These kinds of intensive and specialized farming systems are contributing to exceeding the planetary boundaries for our ecosystems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where-Else : Creating a dialogue tool to enhance green space allocation for the mitigation of noise and water runoff in urban settings.

    University essay from KTH/Strategiska hållbarhetsstudier

    Author : Elsemieke Jolien Juffer; [2018]
    Keywords : climate change; resilience; dialogue; urbanisation; water; sound.;

    Abstract : Cities around the world encounter global challenges, of which climate change is one. Urbanisation is resulting in inflexible land uses that are hard to reverse and cause fragmentation of green areas, which therefore decline in quality and contribute to the cities’ vulnerability to climate change. READ MORE

  4. 4. The future of sustainable society – The state of the art of renewable energy and distribution systems

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Harrison John Bhatti; [2018]
    Keywords : Smart grid; decentralized power generation; disruptive technology; renewable energy; business model.;

    Abstract : Today society is facing numerous challenges associated with energy management system. The centralized power generation system is depending on the fossil fuels to generate energy which is harmful to the environment, and it is unable to fulfill the rising demand for electricity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Centralised Distribution Grid Energy Storage Systems : Placement and Utilisation for Grid Expansion Deferment

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för tillämpad fysik och elektronik

    Author : Sebastian Andersson; [2018]
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    Abstract : Following an ongoing change towards an increasingly renewable power generation system Swedish grid operators are facing several challenges in coming years. As authorities plan for the decommissioning of nuclear power an increased reliance on de-centralised energy sources such as photo-voltaic distributed generation (PVDG) is expected. READ MORE