Essays about: "importance of winter season"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words importance of winter season.

  1. 1. Acid sulphate soils and its influence on metal concentrations in adjacent water bodies. - A case study from Halland, SW Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Lindgren; [2021-03-10]
    Keywords : acid sulphate soils; metal distribution; surface water; climate; physicochemistry;

    Abstract : Acid sulphate soils have been referred to as being among the most harmful soils in the world due to their ability to severely decrease the pH of the water, consequently enabling an increased metal load to recipient water streams, lakes, groundwater reservoirs and estuaries. The presence of acid sulphate soils has triggered several fish kill episodes in northern Scandinavia and the soils are today threatening many of the national environmental goals of Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatio-temporal drought characteristics in the Limpopo basin from 1918 to 2018 - A case study based on analysis of the Standardized Precipitation Evaporation Index (SPEI)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Sandra Domingos Sambo; [2021]
    Keywords : rdought; Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index; Limpopo River basin; Normalized difference vegetation index; Mann-Kendall Test; Correlation analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The identification of the characteristics of drought are of great importance in water resources planning and management. This study explored the characteristics of drought at Limpopo River Basin (LRB) from 1918 to 2018. READ MORE

  3. 3. Post-Wildfire Debris Flows: Mapping and Analysis of Risk Factors in Western North America

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Annejet Tuinstra; [2021]
    Keywords : wildfires; debris flows; water repellent soil; North America; skogsbränder; jordskred; vattenavvisande jordlager; Nordamerika;

    Abstract : Climate change is leading to in an increase in frequency and severity of wildfires, which in turn can result in the formation of runoff-initiated post-wildfire debris flows. This type of debris flows is, like most debris flows, triggered by heavy precipitation events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Indoor thermal comfort and associated adaptive measures towards an energy efficient new campus in Borlänge, Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Energiteknik

    Author : Dimitra Margelou; [2020]
    Keywords : IDA ICE 4.8; Thermal Comfort Assessment; Miljöbyggnad; IDA ICE 4.8;

    Abstract : Thermal comfort of the occupants is of highest importance specifically in Scandinavian countries. Especially for an educational building, both students and working staff spend most of their time indoors, therefore it is critical to guarantee a healthy and productive indoor climate environment around a whole year. READ MORE

  5. 5. Attractive winter spaces : Maximizing the opportunities for social gathering

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Anna Josephson; [2018]
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    Abstract : Success of public spaces depends on many factor one of them being environmental factors and how the urban environment is adapted to climate. The social function of public spaces is achieved in spaces where people choose to stay and creates a sense of place. READ MORE