Essays about: "example of local study in thesis"

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  1. 1. ”Varför hamnar allting där nere?” : lokalinvånares syn på vattenkraftsetableringen i Lilla Lule älv

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

    Author : Izabel Nordlund; [2018]
    Keywords : vattenkraft; lokalinvånare; landsbygd; Lilla Lule älv; Letsi; industriell kolonisation;

    Abstract : Vattenkraften utgör en stor del av Sveriges elproduktion och det är en stabil elförsörjning. Stora delar av produktionen kommer från Luleälven som började byggas ut redan i början på 1900-talet. För att ta reda på hur lokalinvånare ser på vattenkraftetableringen har fyra informanter som levt kring älven intervjuats. READ MORE

  2. 2. Countries Divided, Shared Pollution: Whose Mess is it? A Case Study on the issue of Transnational Border Sewage in the Tijuana River Valley Watershed

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Caylie Johnsen; [2018]
    Keywords : San Diego; Tijuana; Border Sewage; Transnational Sewage; Unequal Exchange; Environmental Load Displacement; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis critically examines the issue of shared border sewage between San Diego and Tijuana. In light of the recent sewage spill in February of 2017, dumping 143 million gallons of raw sewage into the Tijuana River, the phenomena of border sewage in the transnational environment of the Tijuana River Watershed has been a topic of interest in local and international contexts; raising questions of how this issue came about, what is causing it, and why it’s still happening. READ MORE

  3. 3. Near-local density approximation approach to one-dimensional lattice systems

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk fysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Basheer Joudeh; [2018]
    Keywords : DFT; Hartree; Hartree-Fock; LDA; BALDA; Mean-field; Hubbard; SOFT; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Describing many-body quantum systems has been an analytically and computationally challenging task since the advent of quantum mechanics. However, in the past 50 years as a result of our technological advancement and the emergence of methods such as density-functional theory (DFT), we have taken crucial steps forward regarding our ability to study and understand large quantum systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring complex pathways in the climate change, vulnerability and conflict nexus in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Caroline Long; Markus Hatting; [2018]
    Keywords : Climate Change; Violent Conflict; Vulnerability; Adaptive Capacity; Fragility; Resilience; Governance; Land-grabbing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The climate change and conflict nexus has been the focus of much debate and speculation in academic circles as well as public discourse. Much of the existing research has been undertaken by studies using quantitative methods, which intend to prove or disprove the existence of a causal relationship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration of a Technological Tool in an Early Warning System within its Social Context: A Case Study from Durazno, Uruguay

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Ane Carina Reiter; [2018]
    Keywords : Early warning system; technology decision-making; people-centred DRM; disaster risk reduction; Science General;

    Abstract : A disaster is not just natural but largely of social and political origin. To be effective, an early warning system must therefore be viewed as a social process with a strong focus on the people at risk. READ MORE