Essays about: "coastal protection"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 essays containing the words coastal protection.

  1. 1. Extreme value modeling of wind effect on dune erosion on the Coast of ̈Angelholm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Lionel Arpin-Pont; [2020]
    Keywords : Erosion; Wind speed; Extreme value theory; Block maxima; Peaks over threshold; Copula; Husler-Reiss; Dependence function.; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The movement of the coast line, due to erosion in one direction or aggregation in theother is a natural process as waves, wind as well as the geological nature of the coast itselfare affecting it. Sand dunes are the main protection coasts have at their disposal againstfloods during storm surges or from more passive but long range rainfalls. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analysis of floodplain population dynamics in the USA from 1790 to 2010​

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Firoza Akhter; [2020]
    Keywords : Floodplain; levee; flood damage; flood insurance; population dynamics; population growth rate;

    Abstract : Floodplain is an important location for the economic and social development of society throughout history, although it afflicted by different disasters like floods and bank erosion from time to time. Population dynamics and distribution trends have important effects on the landscape and society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Beach Nourishment at Faxe Ladeplads in Zealand, Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Anna Adell; [2020]
    Keywords : Beach nourishment; erosion; coastal protection; coastal morphology; sediment dynamics; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The recent beach nourishment performed at Faxe Ladeplads in Zealand, Denmark was established with the objective to reduce wave overtopping onto the adjacent road and also aimed to restore a beach for recreation. During the time that the nourishment has been in place, the appearance of the beach has changed significantly compared to when it was initially restored. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Grass is Always Bluer. An investigation into the applicability of Market-based Governance for Seagrass in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : David Boyd; [2019]
    Keywords : Blue carbon; Seagrass; Sweden; Payment for ecosystem services; Loss and Damage; coastal management; market based environmental governance; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years the concept of “Blue carbon” has brought attention to the importance of Mangroves, Seagrass and Saltmarsh ecosystems in carbon cycles. Concerns over climate change has had countries commit to decreasing CO2 emissions, often using natural processes to sequester CO2. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling Water Exchange in the Flommen Lagoon, South Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Shuwei Wang; [2019]
    Keywords : Water exchange; Coastal lagoon; The Flommen Lagoon; The Falsterbo Peninsula; Longshore sediment transport; Numerical modelling; Inlet morphology; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The Flommen Lagoon in southern Sweden is surrounded by several natural reserves and is an important bird migration site on the edge of the continent. The protection of this area including water quality in the lagoon and flooding problems in the adjacent area has always been a concern. READ MORE