Essays about: "forest"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3322 essays containing the word forest.

  1. 1. Towards a Green Techno-Economic Paradigm - The implications of EUs strategy to finance a sustainable growth on industry dynamics from a neo-Schumpeterian perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Eric Lindh; [2020-07-23]
    Keywords : Sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable finance; industry dynamics; techno-economic paradigms; innovation; disruption; creative destruction;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are becoming more and more evident. Environmentalshocks in terms of massive forest fires, ferocious cyclones and droughts have become morefrequent leading to mass migrations and business disruptions. It has now been declared that wehave reached a tipping point and that further global warming is inevitable. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mercury and methyl mercury release in soil and water - their relationship with different properties in Skogaryd

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Linnéa Johansson; [2020-07-08]
    Keywords : mercury; methylmercury; demethylation; pH; dissolved oxygen and total organic content;

    Abstract : In Skogaryd research site, water samples were taken and analysed for total mercury (Hgtot) andmethylmercury (MeHg) concentration along with the pH, dissolved oxygen (DO) and total organiccontent (TOC). This to give the condition of the site before the forest is clear-cute and a part of theland rewetted to a wetland. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predicting Pedestrian Counts per Street Segment in Urban Environments

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för data- och informationsteknik

    Author : Simon Karlsson; [2020-07-08]
    Keywords : data science; pedestrian movement; machine learning; random forest; negative binomial; spatial morphology; road network; street centrality; built environment; built density; attractions; land division;

    Abstract : Cities are continuously growing all over the world and the complexity of designingurban environments increases. Therefore, there is a need to build a better understandingin how our cities work today. One of the essential parts of this is understandingthe pedestrian movement. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cropland and tree cover mapping using Sentinel-2 data in an agroforestry landscape, Burkina Faso

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ntandokazi Masimula; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Sentinel-2; Cropland mask; Tree cover estimation; Burkina Faso; Agroforestry; Random Forest;

    Abstract : Sentinel-2, with high spatial resolution bands and increased number of spectral channels,has provided increased capabilities for vegetation mapping. Cropland masks withinheterogeneous areas such as the Sudano-Sahel zone have become useful for monitoringlandscapes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE