Essays about: "edge areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 104 essays containing the words edge areas.

  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. Developing vision substitution products using computer vision

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi

    Author : Björn Gummesson; [2019]
    Keywords : product development; user centered design; interaction design; rehabilitation engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is two-fold. The first is to investigate if cutting edge technology can be used to enhance the life for people with visual impairments. The second is to provide a simple example of how the design process can look from the beginning to a finished Hi-Fi prototype. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effects and limits of corporate gender equality standards : A feminist post-structuralist perspective

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Genus

    Author : Lisette Frandsen Albrechtsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Feminist Post-Structuralism; Corporate standards; Workplace Gender Equality; CSR; Certifications; Ligestilling; Kønsidentitet; Poststrukturalisme; CSR; Ligestilling på arbejdsmarkedet; Ligeløn; Ligelønscertificering; Certificering;

    Abstract : Based on my research aim of covering a gap in the literature on corporate gender equality standards, I research the effects and limits of corporate gender equality standards through a feminist poststructuralist perspective using the case study of the EDGE standard. Based on a qualitative research design, I build an analytical framework on Carol Bacchi’s ‘What’s the Problem Represented to be’ (WPR) approach to analyze the material in form of the five assessment areas of the EDGE standard. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effect of distance to urban areas on saproxylic beetles in urban forests

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för biologi

    Author : Jeffery Marker; [2019]
    Keywords : saproxylic; beetles; richness; abundance; urban forests; forest management;

    Abstract : Urban forests play key roles in animal and plant biodiversity and provide important ecosystem services.  Habitat fragmentation and expanding urbanization threaten biodiversity in and around urban areas.  Saproxylic beetles can act as bioindicators of forest health and their diversity may help to explain and define urban-forest edge effects. READ MORE

  5. 5. Effects of within-field and landscape factors on Dasineura brassicae in winter oilseed rape cultivations in Skåne, southern Sweden : a field survey with a special approach to pesticide-free control zones

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Protection Biology

    Author : Emma Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Dasineura brassicae; brassica pod midge; Ceutorhynchus obstrictus; cabbage seedpod weevil; winter oilseed rape; rapeseed crop damages; pesticide-free control zones; withinfield factors; landscape factors;

    Abstract : Winter oilseed rape (Brassica napus) is the most common oilseed crop grown in the province of Skåne in southern Sweden, where this study was performed. B. napus is often associated with various insect pests. This study regards two of these; the cabbage seed weevil (Ceutorhynchus obstrictus) and the brassica pod midge (Dasineura brassicae). READ MORE