Essays about: "hotspots"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 87 essays containing the word hotspots.

  1. 1. Cradle-to-Gate LCA of Water Treatment Alternatives : A case study performed for Norrvatten’s future waterwork expansion

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siddharth Selvarajan; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Water purification method; Potable water production; Microbiological barrier; Activated carbon; Sludge separation; Livscykelbedömning; Vattenreningsmetod; Produktion av dricksvatten; Mikrobiologisk barriär; Aktivt kol; Slamavskiljnin;

    Abstract : Norrvatten is a municipal association which owns a water treatment plant capable of supplying good quality drinking water to the consumers in the associated neighbouring municipalities. After preliminary investigations for the future year of 2050, there were estimates which suggest a potential water quality degradation in the lake which supplies the raw water for treatment due to uncertain future climatic conditions and other forms of pollutions from the surrounding. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consumption of sustainable food products : A study of the Sustainable purchase perception matrix and Sustainable lead consumers; A life cycle assessment of BäR smoothie

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper; Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Cecilia Melén; Mirea Wolff; [2021]
    Keywords : Compromise; Confidence; WTP; PCE; Sustainable lead consumer; Sustainability marketing; Scepticism; Life cycle assessment; LCA; Environmental impact; Global warming; Eutrophication; Primary energy use; Smoothie; Kompromiss; Självförtroende; WTP; PCE; Hållbar marknadsföring; Skepticism; Livscykelanalys; LCA; Miljöpåverkan; Global uppvärmning; Övergödning; Primärenergianvändning; Smoothie;

    Abstract : Part 1 The scientific community has identified an attitude-action gap for demographic and psychographic variables when studying sustainable purchase behaviour. By focusing on what happens during the purchase instead of the purchaser, this cross-sectional study aims to understand sustainable purchase behaviour when consumers purchase sustainable food. READ MORE

  3. 3. LCA Based Water Footprint Assessment for a White Shirt

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Raveena Muthukumar; [2020]
    Keywords : Water footprint; water scarcity indicator; LCA; organic cotton; reuse of shirt;

    Abstract : The white shirt is widely chosen attire by the people for its comfort and aesthetics. With rising population growth and demand for clothing, the production of white cotton shirts will be increased. The production of the white cotton shirt has various environmental impacts and also leads to water scarcity issues. READ MORE

  4. 4. Direct Heap Snapshotting in the Java HotSpot VM : a Prototype

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Ludvig Janiuk; [2020]
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    Abstract : The Java programming language is widely used across the world, powering a diverse range of technologies. However, the Java Virtual Machine suffers from long startup time and a large memory footprint. READ MORE

  5. 5. Compilation of life cycle assessments of cultivated blue mussels : recalculation of the inventory assessments

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Elisabet Runesson; [2020]
    Keywords : LCA; Blue mussels; sustainability; production;

    Abstract : With a growing world population there is an increased demand of sustainable and nutritious food. There is not much more land to farm on whether for food or for feed for livestock. Aquaculture increases more than any other production method, however there is still often a need for feed. READ MORE