Essays about: "ecological modeling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the words ecological modeling.

  1. 1. Adaptive Evolution of Resource Use, Phenotypic Diversity, and Productivity of Phytoplankton Communities

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Nils Hellekant; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptive Dynamics; phenotype; phytoplankton; plankton; BEF; Biodiversity; diversity; Spatial modeling; Ecosystem function; Evolution; Diversity;

    Abstract : There is growing concern that the worldwide loss in biodiversity will harm the stability of the ecosystems, and thereby, the carrying capacity and critical ecosystem services the biosphere provides. Phytoplankton (microalgae) in lakes and oceans are arguably the most important primary producers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modeling copper pollution from road Runoff in a peri-urban catchment in Portugal by using MIKE SHE, and MIKE 11 coupled with ECO Lab

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik (flyttat 20130630)

    Author : Ricardo Valencia Gudiño; [2017]
    Keywords : Copper modelling; hydrology; water quality; MIKE 11 - ECO Lab;

    Abstract : Economic development in an area attracts more people to live in it. This increment drives the necessity to improve available infrastructure, like roads for instance, to satisfy a higher demand. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impacts of Mining on Arctic Environment and Society from Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Perspectives : The Case of Jokkmokk (Kallak) Iron Mines in Northern Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Yohannes Assefa Hassen; [2016]
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    Abstract : Extractive industry in Arctic is controversial due  to the ecosystems and communities in the region are highly sensitive to natural and anthropogenic disturbances as it is one of the world’s global change hot-spots, as well as its uniqueness and distinctive social and ecological significance. As mining industry has developed into sophisticated operations, yet the basic causes of environmental pollution and degradation and impacts on the natural environment of the Arctic region remain unchanged. READ MORE

  4. 4. Estimating leaf area index from satellite data in deciduous forests of southern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Sandra Persson; [2014]
    Keywords : SPOT; Geography; Physical Geography; Leaf Area Index; Vegetation Index; Geografi; Naturgeografi; Lövyteindex; Vegetationsindex; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Leaf area index, LAI, is an important biophysical parameter in ecological modeling. It is the ratio of leaf area per unit ground area. To obtain LAI over large areas in a fast and convenient way the use of satellite data is important. READ MORE

  5. 5. Credit Expansion and Ecology: A study on the impact of increased money supply on the utilization of renewable natural resources

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Robin Rane; Erik Östgren; [2013]
    Keywords : credit expansion; ecological population modeling; money endogeneity; sustainability;

    Abstract : During the recent decades there has been a growing awareness of that the natural resources we have previously thought abundant can not be taken for granted. Different economic schools of thought have different approaches of analyzing how this may affect our economy, and how we may organize our societies in a more sustainable fashion. READ MORE