Essays about: "ecosystem analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 408 essays containing the words ecosystem analysis.

  1. 1. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring the interplay of the entrepreneurial process and the incubation process

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Lisa Halm; Oscar Mörke; [2019]
    Keywords : entrepreneurship; start-ups; incubators; incubation process; entrepreneurial process; interplay; innovation ecosystem;

    Abstract : Entrepreneurship and start-ups are important factors for economic growth and development. As the surrounding innovation ecosystem is becoming increasingly complex, it gets more difficult for entrepreneurs to find the right path. Incubators are important when it comes to facilitating and supporting new ventures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating an Application for Crowdsourcing the Data Collection of Northern Pike

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Filip Hultgren; Christopher Rydell; Max Rylander; [2019]
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    Abstract : Northern pike (Esox Lucius) serves an important role in the ecosystem of the Baltic sea, and is therefore commonly used as a model species for studying the entire ecosystem. Photographic mark-recapture is a method for studying animal populations through the tracking of individual animals based on photographs of distinctive markings on their bodies. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Price of Protecting Forests : Assessing REDD+ Performance in Collaborative Governance in Vietnam

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Molly Grönlund Müller; [2019]
    Keywords : forests; collaborative governance; Vietnam; REDD ; Payment for Ecosystem Services; local communities; payment mechanisms; climate change;

    Abstract : The UNFCCC initiated mechanism Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is an important policy instrument for combating climate change, using payments to create economic incentives for developing countries to preserve their forests. However, there is a need for closer scrutiny of whether the mechanism is able to generate its intended outputs and outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE