Essays about: "environmental thesis"

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  1. 1. THE REASONS AND CONDITIONS OF SYMBOLIC POLITICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY. A case study of the reasons and conditions for use of symbolic politics in the decision of Low Emission Zones for cars in Stockholm

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Darvik; [2020-03-04]
    Keywords : Symbolic politics; Low emission zones; Environmental policies; Air quality;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine the reasons and conditions for symbolic politics in the decision to implement Low emission zones (LEZ) for cars in Stockholm. A LEZ restricts the ability to move with certain vehicles in an area to improve air quality, decrease congestion and sending a signal for upgrading the car/vehicle fleet (Connelly et.al. 2012). READ MORE

  2. 2. EARTH IS THE MOTHER AND THE WATERWAYS ARE THE VEINS THAT FLOW THROUGH HER A qualitative study on the trend of personification in river management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Dahlqvist; [2020-03-03]
    Keywords : river management; water resource management; trend of personification; Yarra; Birrarung; Victorian Environmental Water Holder; legal personality; guardianship model; market environmentalism;

    Abstract : This thesis look at the trend of personification of rivers by examining the unprecedented legislation the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung Murron) Act 2017 (hereafter Yarra/Birrarung Act) and the well-established Environmental Water Manager, the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH). The aim of the thesis is to contribute with knowledge on why there is a trend of personification in river management and what implications that brings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluating locations for subsurface dams : Case study on Storsudret, Gotland

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Karl Engström; Maximilian Skoglund Lartell; [2020]
    Keywords : Subsurface dams; MIKE SHE; groundwater; groundwater modelling; water resource management; resistivity measurements; hydrogeology; Grundvattendammar; MIKE SHE; grundvatten; hydrogeologi; grundvattenmodellering; vattenresurshantering; resistivitetsmätningar; hydrogeologi;

    Abstract : Due to precipitation poor winters and springs and over-exploitation of groundwater reserves during the summer months as a consequence of tourism, the island of Gotland has experienced fresh water shortages during recent years which has led to harsh restrictions in the use of municipal water. In order to find a solution to the islands fresh water problems, the region of Gotland and the Swedish Environmental Institute (IVL) have initiated a project in which the southernmost part of Gotland, Storsudret, will be used as a test site for new methods of sustainable freshwater storage and extraction methods. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating a Dynamic Model of a Gas Turbine in the MVEM Framework Using an Ellipse Compressor Model

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Fordonssystem

    Author : Edvin Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Gas turbine; Modeling; control;

    Abstract : The legislations on greenhouse gas emissions are getting tougher and tougher every year. This drives the demand for energy efficient gas turbines with as low emissions as possible. This poses the challenge to manufacturers of constructing gas turbines with lessened environmental impact, but with maintained performance. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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