Essays about: "geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 592 essays containing the word geography.

  1. 1. Assessing evolution of ice caps in Suðurland, Iceland, in years 1986 - 2014, using multispectral satellite imagery

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alicja Miodonska; [2019]
    Keywords : remote sensing; multispectral satellite imagery; Landsat; Iceland; glaciers; ice caps; Geography; GIS; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The study focuses on the application of multispectral satellite imageries in glaciological studies. It aims to assess how the Icelandic glaciers have evolved over the last decades (from the 1980s to 2014). The study area covers Mýrdalsjökull and Eyjafjallajökull ice caps located in Suðurland, Iceland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Writing about Terrorism: Journalistic Methodology and Peace Journalism

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Esbjörn Edvinsson; [2018-09-18]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Mass media and journalists have faced criticism from academia due to a perceived tendency to present conflicts without paying sufficient attention to details, instead focusing on ‘sensational’ aspects, which will attract the interest of readers. Because of this, one academic debate within the field of journalism is whether ‘traditional’ media has served its purpose and needs to be replaced with newer forms of journalism which seeks to provide a more nuanced and balanced portrayal of conflicts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accessible space? Urban youths’ needs and barriers in everyday life

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Diana Ekman; [2018-08-09]
    Keywords : accessibility; mobility; youth; urban; time geography; proximity;

    Abstract : In the light of new sustainability challenges in cities brought forward by increasing urbanpopulations, the realm of urban transportation research has gradually digressed from planningfor accessibility by mobility to instead emphasise the benefits of accessibility by proximity.This shift brings with it a possibility to elucidate and expand knowledge on population groupsthat previously have been neglected in earlier planning processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Do we need the car? A qualitative study on the disposal of bulky waste in carless households in Gothenburg

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Karolina Hull; [2018-06-27]
    Keywords : Carlessness; time-geography; bulky waste; Gothenburg;

    Abstract : Carlessness today can be seen to come with restrictions in mobility as the car has long played a vital role in transport, and consequently affected urban form. Of course, there are many who do live without a car, but certain activities can be proven difficult when in many cases it is predicted that one has a car. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of different atmospheric forcings on surface mass balance estimates in Greenland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Stina Olandersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; surface mass balance; Greenland; climate models; numerical weather prediction models; surface energy balance; Arctic; climate change; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Greenland Ice sheet (GIS) is the second largest ice sheet on Earth and thus stores a large amount of Earths freshwater. Because of climate change and the Arctic amplification, GIS is experiencing changes and increased melt rates. The total mass budget determines the amount of sea level rise caused by input from freshwater from the GIS. READ MORE