Essays about: "forest of wetlands and water"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words forest of wetlands and water.

  1. 1. Modelling the Water Table in a Bog

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tobias Bowley; [2023]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Over the past five years, an ongoing study at INES, Lund University, have examined the encroachment of trees and vegetation into a bog ecosystem in northern Scania, Sweden. While several factors have been identified as contributing to this ecological transformation, including, nutrient availability, and climate, the hydrological aspect remains a key area of investigation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing Textile Raw Materials and Exploring Sustainable Sources for Future Renewable Textile Materials for IKEA of Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Susan Lan; [2023]
    Keywords : drought; water scarcity; land degradation; cotton Gossypium sp. ; synthetic textiles; viscose; lyocell; IKEA; agro-waste; poplar Populus sp. ; bamboo Bambusoideae ; sustainability;

    Abstract : This degree project at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences has been conducted in collaboration with IKEA of Sweden. The textile industry contributes to significant environmental challenges, including pollution and global water scarcity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Newly inundated forest landscapes - hotspots for mercury in water and benthic fauna

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Kirstine Evald Andersson; [2023]
    Keywords : Wetland restoration; Inundation; Mercury cycling; Beaver impoundments; Aquatic biogeochemis-try;

    Abstract : Mercury (Hg) is a widespread contaminant in high-latitude aquatic ecosystems, where it can undergo microbial transfor-mation into toxic methylmercury (MeHg). Due to its chemical properties, MeHg tends to accumulate in the aquatic food chain and will eventually end up in predatory species at the top of the terrestrial food web. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mapping wetlands in Sweden using multi-source satellite data and random forest algorithm

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Salvador Hernandez Malave; [2022]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; multi-temporal; Google Earth Engine; machine learning; classification; country-wide; geomatics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Wetlands are valuable ecosystems, and assets for human life, that must be regularly monitored, starting with accurately mapping their location and extent. However, an updated national inventory of wetlands is needed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reviving Skellefteå

    University essay from KTH/Stadsbyggnad

    Author : Lubna Boltakke; [2021]
    Keywords : Riverpark; Skellefteå; 2050; co-working; canal; water treatment; business park;

    Abstract : The changes that we are seeing and anticipating are largely due to human behaviour. Arctic sea ice is at the lowest levels ever recorded. The volume of Arctic ice has decreased dramatically over the past decade. . READ MORE