Essays about: "effect of human activities on environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the words effect of human activities on environment.

  1. 1. Modelling Micropollutant Removal Through Ozonation in Wastewater

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Maximiliano Andrés Oportus Foster; [2023]
    Keywords : Micropollutants; water reuse; wastewater treatment models; ozonation; computer modeling; water and environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Proper management of water resources is a key to climate change adaptation and resilience in modern societies. Adequate treatment of wastewater is essential for ensuring the sustainability of the water cycle and the health of the environment and the ecosystems that inhabit it. READ MORE

  2. 2. Interactive infographics for communicating sustainability : Use of an interactive infographic in explaining a complex sustainability framework for companies

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Rodrigo Esparza Salas; [2023]
    Keywords : interactivity; sustainability; informative illustration; information graphics; user experience; engagement; interaktivitet; hållbarhet; informativ illustration; informationsgrafik; användarupplevelse; engagemang;

    Abstract : The natural world is under immense and increasing pressure caused by human activity. The adjustment from a state of declining nature to a more sustainable world requires changes of social and economic activities by individuals, societies, and the private sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultural Ecosystem Services on the university campus - A student-centered approach to assess psychological and climate-related benefits of cultural ecosystem services on the university campus.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Christoffer Hahn; [2021]
    Keywords : cultural ecosystem services; environmental appraisal; university campus; green areas; climate change adaptation; climate change mitigation; urban heat island effect; perceived biodiversity; perceived restorativeness; NCP; multifunctionality.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With climate change being one of the largest worldwide challenges of our time, it is important to prevent the loss of natural ecosystems that can act to mitigate climate change. Moreover, ensuring that urban areas are designed for human needs in conjunction with climate change adaptation/mitigation for a sustainable environment is crucial. READ MORE

  4. 4. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT FUEL CONSUMPTION DURING IDLING : Characterization using multivariate data analysis at Volvo CE

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Mujtaba Hassani; [2020]
    Keywords : Idling condition; environmental effect; diesel fuel; machine learning; multivariate data analysis; partial least square regression; support vector machine regression; principal component analysis; principal component regression; correlation coefficient matrix; artificial neural network; exhaust emission reduction techniques; global warming; emission regulation; CO2 estimation techniques; Gaussian process regression;

    Abstract : Human activities have increased the concentration of CO2 into the atmosphere, thus it has caused global warming. Construction equipment are semi-stationary machines and spend at least 30% of its life time during idling. The majority of the construction equipment is diesel powered and emits toxic emission into the environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Metal mobility and transport from an oil-shale mine, Lake Nõmmejärv, Estonia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Åsa Ekelund; [2020]
    Keywords : Mine waste; Heavy metals; Oil shale; Lake sediments; Lake Nõmmejärv; Human impact; Kurtna kame field; Estonia.;

    Abstract : Mining activities have a large impact on the environment, for example by the release of heavy metals from acid mine drainage and erosion of mine waste. North-eastern Estonia has the largest commercially exploited oil-shale deposit in the world. READ MORE