Essays about: "environmental monitoring"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 326 essays containing the words environmental monitoring.

  1. 1. Assessing annual forest phenology: a comparison of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and phenocamera datasets

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shangharsha Thapa; [2020]
    Keywords : Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; Near-surface Remote Sensing; UAV; Phenocamera; Forest Phenology; Phenophase; Seasonality; NDVI; GCC; Geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Near-surface remote sensing platforms such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and phenocameras appear to be potential platforms for keeping track of seasonal dynamics at a local scale. This research focusses on extracting time series of different vegetation indices (VIs) from both platforms, computing seasonality events from them and comparing the results against spectral sensor data. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contamination analysis of the landfill Rösaberg inerta massor : Risk assessment and investigation of the contaminant distribution

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Westander Lisa; [2020]
    Keywords : Landfill; MODFLOW; Risk assessment; Site-specific guidelines; Deponi; MODFLOW; Riskbedömning; Platsspecifika riktvärden;

    Abstract : The dispersion of contaminants deriving from landfills poses a risk to the surrounding environment and human health. Old landfills are treated with extra precaution, due to their poorer construction, less stringent operation and lack information regarding the waste content. Vetlanda municipality has identified 48 old landfills. READ MORE

  3. 3. Business Model Innovations and Sustainability Transitions : The Case of Circular Business Models in the Fashion Industry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Riku Salmi; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Business Model; Innovation; Fashion; Multi-Level Perspective; Clothing Resale;

    Abstract : The concept of circular economy has gained a lot of interest among both researchers and practitioners. Moving from the traditional linear “take, make, disposal” resource management approach towards circular economy principles that aim to keep resources in a loop of usage is considered to be a possible way for material-intensive industries to decouple economic growth from environmental constraints. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of Urban Sprawl in Mowe/Ibafo Axis of Ogun State using GIS Capabilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Haruna Jimoh; [2020]
    Keywords : GIS; Urban sprawl; expansion; assessment; Shannon’s entropy; Mowe Ibafo; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban Sprawl is one of the challenges to urban development in many nations. Different aspects of the phenomenon have been researched with a view to providing solutions to myriad of ills attributed to it. For any meaningful intervention, however, assessment of development to ascertain sprawl is essential. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impulse-buying Behaviour of Groceries Online : An exploratory research of Generation Y regarding their perception of impulse purchases of groceries online

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Mattias Lönnberg; Anna Milton; [2020]
    Keywords : Impulse; consumer behaviour; e-commerce; generation y; groceries; online;

    Abstract : Over the past years there has been a significant increase in the use of e-commerce and to which extent it is used. This has enabled a bigger market for consumption than ever before, and physical stores has now gained competition from the online based stores. READ MORE