Essays about: "land cover"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 295 essays containing the words land cover.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. National identity in Sonia Nimr’s children’s book Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Tarek Darwich; [2020]
    Keywords : Anderson; National identity; nationalism; Children’s Literature; Palestinian; imagined communities; Sonia Nimr; Wondrous Journey in strange lands; Arab; history; fiction.;

    Abstract : In this thesis, depending on Benedict Anderson’s Studies of nationalism in his book The Imagined Communities, I will prove that in her historical fiction for children, Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands, the Palestinian writer Sonia Nimr is reviving and reforming Arab national identity. Anderson identifies the nation as a group imagined by its members; the people who perceive and identify themselves as equal members in this group. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment of Urban Sprawl in Mowe/Ibafo Axis of Ogun State using GIS Capabilities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Haruna Jimoh; [2020]
    Keywords : GIS; Urban sprawl; expansion; assessment; Shannon’s entropy; Mowe Ibafo; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban Sprawl is one of the challenges to urban development in many nations. Different aspects of the phenomenon have been researched with a view to providing solutions to myriad of ills attributed to it. For any meaningful intervention, however, assessment of development to ascertain sprawl is essential. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mapping Connectivity in the Swedish Agricultural Landscape

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för ekoteknik och hållbart byggande

    Author : William Franzén; [2020]
    Keywords : ; GIS; Circuitscape; Structural Connectivity; Agriculture; Landscape; Perennialization; Land use;

    Abstract : The changes that Swedish agriculture has undergone during the 20th century has resulted in strongly increased productivity, but at the cost of more intensive environmental impacts. One of these is loss of biodiversity, which is driven by, e.g., usage of pesticides and loss and fragmentation of habitats. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bottenskikt i förändring : marklav efter avverkning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Ester Andersson; Simon Lind; [2020]
    Keywords : renskötsel; skogsbruk; samverkan; påverkan; Cladonia spp.;

    Abstract : Skogsbruk och renskötsel är två olika näringar som i dagsläget verkar på samma marker. Renskötseln använder marken för bete samtidigt som skogsbruket producerar förnybara råvaror i form av träprodukter från skogen. READ MORE