Essays about: "effect of human activities on environment"

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  1. 1. Cumulative effects assessment (CEA) methodology : theory and practice

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Ariana Kubart; [2019]
    Keywords : environmental assessment; cumulative effects; CEA; magnitude; significance;

    Abstract : Cumulative Effects Assessment (CEA) is a subdiscipline of environmental assessment, specially targeting the collective effects resulting from diverse human activities and in combination with natural processes. CEA implementation in practice is slow, despite of the available framework and legal requirements. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of the antagonistic activity of Rhodotorula babjevae and its extracellular compounds towards postharvest pathogens

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Caroline Sandberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Rhodotorula babjevae; PEFA; postharvest pathogens; yeast; mold;

    Abstract : The growing population ultimately puts pressure on the food industry to become more effi-cient and to reduce postharvest food waste. The leading method of reducing postharvest decay of fruits has been through fungicide application. READ MORE

  4. 4. Interpretation of geophysical and geochemical data in a 3D geological model construction of a contaminated site

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi; Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI)

    Author : Haoyu Wei; [2018]
    Keywords : Halogenated hydrocarbon; Geophysics; DCIP; GeoScene3D; Groundwater chemistry; Technology and Engineering; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Alingsås dry-cleaning facility is one of the heavily halogenated hydrocarbon contaminated sites in Sweden. The source of contamination dates back to the 1970s when a large scale tetrachloroethylene leakage outbroke inside the dry-cleaning building. READ MORE

  5. 5. Readiness Assessment Framework for Transfer of Production Systems - A Case Study

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

    Author : Viktorija Badasjane; Staffan Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Readiness Assessment; Change Management; Production System Development;

    Abstract : Introduction The implementation or transfer of production systems from the developing organisation to the receiving can induce difficulties, however a connection between achieving readiness of the receiver within the context of PSD has not been investigated previously. The aim of this thesis is thus to examine PSD in a core plant environment, focusing on the transfer activity and readiness for change. READ MORE