Essays about: "environmental pollution"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 569 essays containing the words environmental pollution.

  1. 1. Modelling the risk of rainfall events leading to momentary pollution levels exceeding maximum allowed concentrations - A Swedish case study of urban runoff in the Fyris river

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Tove Gannholm Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : urban runoff; flow; rain event; pollution concentration; EQS; MAC-EQS; dagvatten; flöde; regntillfälle; föroreningskoncentration; MKN; MAC-MKN;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was (1) to study the proportion (X) of the flow in a watercourse that consists of urban runoff during a rain event and (2) to evaluate the risk that a few chosen pollutants, transported by urban runoff, exceed the maximum allowed concentration in the watercourse according to the environmental quality standards (MAC-EQS). The Fyris river in Uppsala, Sweden, was selected as a case study. READ MORE

  2. 2. Potential for Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal in an activated sludge system for greywater

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Mehrzad Ghassemi; [2022]
    Keywords : Greywater; EBPR; Phosphorus; Biological treatment; Water and environmental engineering; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : As the world's population grows, concerns about water scarcity and rising pollution such as phosphorus and nitrogen have increased significantly. Greywater has been considered by researchers as an ideal alternative to fresh water for decades, and several projects have been implemented to treat and recycle it for various reuse purposes. READ MORE

  3. 3. I don’t even think there are environmental politics here! A paper on youth influence and the coal mining industry in Bosnia & Herzegovina

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Matilda Råbrant; [2022]
    Keywords : youth influence; climate change; environmental politics; natural resources; fossil economy; youth engagement; political ecology; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Bosnia & Herzegovina is the 27th largest exporter of coal-fired energy in the world. Multiple organizations are warning about the dangerous rates of air polluting substances in many of the country’s larger cities. Youths in Bosnia & Herzegovina feel alienated from decision-making, making it hard for them to express their voice and concerns. READ MORE

  4. 4. Securing Costa Rica’s Sustainable Future: A multi-level perspective analysis of the sustainability transition to operationalise the 3Rs in the plastic waste management system in Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maricruz Bravo Gallegos; Stephanie Dowlen; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular economy; integrated sustainable waste management; plastic pollution; waste pickers; recycling; recovery; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic waste and pollution have proliferated globally causing environmental degradation and biodiversity loss. Costa Rica hosts 5-6% of global biodiversity and struggles to balance socio-economic development with environmental protection in the context of plastic waste management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reclaiming Eco Assemblages - Emphasis on ecosystem resilience in human-oriented urban design in Varvsstaden, Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Ghada Ahmed Mahmoud Shaaban; [2022]
    Keywords : Post Industrial; Ecosystem Resilience; Green-Blue Infrastructure; Malmö; Öresund; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Many cities are facing the problem of old industrial areas whose soil has been contaminated with toxic substances created by different historical activities within the area. The great unsolved environmental problems, such as: water, soil and air pollution prob- lems, and habitat loss in the Öresund region today, are a result of the industrialization era. READ MORE