Essays about: "environmental pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 391 essays containing the words environmental pollution.

  1. 1. An IoT Solution for Urban Noise Identification in Smart Cities : Noise Measurement and Classification

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för fysik och elektroteknik (IFE)

    Author : Yasser Alsouda; [2019]
    Keywords : urban noise; sound pressure level SPL ; internet of things IoT ; machine learning; support vector machine SVM ; k-nearest neighbors KNN ; bootstrap aggregating Bagging ; random forest; mel-frequency cepstral coeffi-cients MFCC ;

    Abstract : Noise is defined as any undesired sound. Urban noise and its effect on citizens area significant environmental problem, and the increasing level of noise has become a critical problem in some cities. Fortunately, noise pollution can be mitigated by better planning of urban areas or controlled by administrative regulations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development of a Mobile Reactor for Large Scale Water Treatment

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Alexander Berggren; [2019]
    Keywords : Water treatment; Mobile reactor; Autopilot; Rotating Bed Reactor;

    Abstract : Water pollution is one of many environmental problems that currently exists and inadequate treatment of industrial wastewater is contributing to further pollution. SpinChem AB's Rotating Bed Reactor (RBR) technology offers the possibility of water treatment by carrying out reactions between a solution and a solid phase. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hydrological and chloride transport processes in a small catchment of the Norrström Basin : a MIKE SHE modelling approach

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Zhuhuan Liu; Chen Zhou; [2019]
    Keywords : MIKE SHE; Hydrological Modelling; Kringlan; Water Balance; Particle Tracking;

    Abstract : Water is ubiquitous on our planet and constitutes a vital part of ecosystems. It supports the life of all beings on the earth while simultaneously evokes water-related issues such as water shortage, water contamination. As UN advocates, a globally shared blueprint for available clean water is depicted in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Physico-chemical evaluation of the water quality in Rocha River: A qualitative and comparative analysis including aspects of social and environmental factors

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi

    Author : Stina Jacobson; Ida Sekizovic; [2019]
    Keywords : Cochabamba; Rocha River; water quality analysis; water pollution; wastewater; regulations; ICO-index; Hec-RAS; minor field study; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In this study, a physico-chemical analysis of the Rocha River was performed during the beginning of the rainy season 2018 in order to examine the current state of the water quality in the river at six different locations. The river, located in the Cochabamba department, Bolivia, was examined from upstream in Sacaba to downstream in Sipe Sipe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Is Investment Leakage for the Swedish FDI-flows Caused by the EU ETS? A study examining the connection between the EU Emission Trading System and Swedish foreign direct investment flows in the iron and steel sector

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Anna Hedenbergh; Alma Hemberg; [2018-07-06]
    Keywords : EU ETS; carbon leakage; difference-in-differences; emission-intensive industries; Foreign Direct Investments FDI ; investment leakage; operational leakage; permits; Pollution Haven Effect; Porter Hypothesis; relocation; Samhällsvetenskapligt miljövetarprogram;

    Abstract : In the recent decades, the subject of a shift of emission from regions with stringent regulation to developing countries has arisen. At the same time, regulated countries such as Sweden has experienced less industrial growth. READ MORE