Essays about: "man-made island"

Found 2 essays containing the words man-made island.

  1. 1. Rotation of man-made floating islands : Evaluation of different design approaches to allow rotational movement in anchoring of a sustainable island

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för maskinteknik

    Author : Mathias Petersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability; rotation; complex anchoring; anchoring floating objects; man-made island;

    Abstract : Abstract   Background The sea levels have risen about 10 cm since 1993 and will continue to rise due to global warming along with the expected increase in population. The rise will decrease the available landmass for settlements and raw material production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Osteological Markers of Nutritional Stress on the Swedish Island of Öland: Physiological Effects of Environmental Fluctuations during the Scandinavian Iron Age

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Claire Maeve Callahan; [2020]
    Keywords : Old World Drought Atlas; Dendroclimatology; Nutrition; Osteology; Multiple Correspondence Analysis; Skeletal Pathology; Dietary Isotopes; Environmental Reconstructions; Historic Climate; Iron Age; Sweden; Baltic Region; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : The shift to agriculture as the main form of subsistence practice allowed past peoples the freedom and potential to exploit their natural and man-made environment for personal and societal gain. Decades of archaeological excavations conducted on the Swedish island of Öland have amassed a wealth of information regarding the subsistence and settlement patterns of Iron Age societies. READ MORE