Essays about: "desert"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the word desert.

  1. 1. Desert garden techniques to ameliorate urban microclimates : an example of application in Granada, Spain

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Otto Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : climate change; Egyptian gardens; Persian gardens; Alhambra; urban heat island; desert gardens;

    Abstract : In this day and age we are faced with urban cores getting hotter, with the main drivers being climate change and the urban heat island effect. This gets even more complicated as the parts of Europe that have the largest need too cool down, i.e. the south, has the least amount of space available for interventions in the form of green space. READ MORE

  2. 2. Lärdomar från den forntida ökenstaden Petras dagvattenhanteringssystem

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Emelie Jonsson; [2022]
    Keywords : dagvattenhanteringssystem; rörsystem; dagvatten; torka; översvämning; Nabaté; wadi; vattenhanteringsstrategi;

    Abstract : Enligt SMHI kommer Sverige att utsättas för mer extrema perioder av torka och mer frekventa översvämningar på grund av högre, i genomsnitt, årliga temperaturer. Svenska dagvattensystem är redan idag känsliga för dessa väderfenomen (SMHI,2021). READ MORE

  3. 3. Analyzing the use of Humidity Cue in Navigation of Drosophila melanogaster

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Kalle Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Humidity is one of the main abiotic factor of ecosystems and affects animals behaviour, fitness and distribution. Due to their small size and inability to thermoregulate using metabolism, insects, such as the fruit fly Drosophila Melanogaster, are especially reliant on humidity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  5. 5. Terra Nova : Mobility For The Future of The Planet

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : David Wolter; [2021]
    Keywords : Future Mobility; Lighter Than Air Technology; Sustainable Design; Vertical Mobility; Speculative Design;

    Abstract : The project is inspired by the idea of trying to simplify and create understanding on a broader level regarding the issues of climate change within the author’s field of design. How can design help us understand the relevance of acting now by visualizing how a potential future might look if action is not taken. READ MORE