Essays about: "long-term stability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 86 essays containing the words long-term stability.

  1. 1. 'Nobody wants to get into the jungle' : Explaining strategy based on restrained offensive operations and peacekeeping effectiveness.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Francisco Magliano; [2018]
    Keywords : MONUSCO; offensive operations; peacekeeping operations; Democratic Republic of Congo;

    Abstract : No study has so far documented the characteristics of a military strategy based on offensive operations and whether they influence the security situation in the areas in which they are launched. Yet, it seems extremely important to study because there is a growing trend in Peacekeeping Operations of becoming more robust in the use of force by applying this kind of military strategy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Balance assessment in children with cerebral palsy; methods for measuring postural stability

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Michaela Sjödin; [2018]
    Keywords : Center of mass; center of pressure; postural stability; bilateral spastic cerebral pares; balance; quiet standing.;

    Abstract : The most common way to measure postural stability is to examine the displacement of the center of pressure (CoP). But some scientists claim that the center of mass (CoM) is what really indicates the sway of the whole body, since the body is a multi-joint system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Carbon sequestration in topsoil for forage-based cropping systems : an analysis of Swedish long-term experiments and SOC modelling

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Lina Wu; [2018]
    Keywords : carbon sequestration; soil aggregate stability; readily dispersible clay; waterstable aggregates; SOC stocks; ICBM; odlingsperspektiv;

    Abstract : C sequestration in soils is a potential way to mitigate climate change and increase the fertility of arable soils. Ley has long been known to deliver more C to its root systems compared to annual crops. Therefore, it has been suggested as a potential C sequestration strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Atypical VRE Variability in Power System Planning and Performance: Illustrated by the case studies of Guinea-Bissau and Turkey

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Albertine Potter van Loon; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study aims to identify and quantify (1) how Typical Meteorological Year (TMY)-based power systems perform when exposed to atypical variability and (2) how TMY-centric power system design differs from full variability design. A simplified least cost power system planning model, including a novel performance analysis formulation, is proposed and tested for Guinea-Bissau and Turkey, covering both main Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) technologies, solar PV and wind turbines. READ MORE

  5. 5. Labour Rights Protection in Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Recovery: What Role for International Labour Standards?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Lara Wilkinson; [2018]
    Keywords : Labour rights; human rights; international labour standards; ILO; post-conflict; post-disaster; post-crisis; development; decent work; employment; rights at work; right to work; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The world continues to be shaped by crises in both new and familiar forms. International and non-international armed conflicts and disasters are barriers to individual wellbeing, development, stability, and in the case of the former, represent a basic challenge to peace. READ MORE