Essays about: "management intensity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 169 essays containing the words management intensity.

  1. 1. Pine production comparison : production potential of Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) and Slash pine (Pinus elliottii) in the southeastern USA in relation to initial density and forest management

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Åsa Ramberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Loblolly pine; Slash pine; Scots pine; management intensity; planting density;

    Abstract : The southeastern (SE) United States (US) produces more industrial timber than any other region in the world. Pine plantations in the southern US have increased from 1.8 million acres (728,400 ha) in the beginning of the 1950’s to 32 million acres (13 million ha) in the beginning of the 21st century, and cover 17 % of the forest land. READ MORE

  2. 2. Detecting bark beetle damage with Sentinel-2 multi-temporal data in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shuo Yang; [2019]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Remote Sensing; Bark Beetle; Insect Detection; Sentinel-2; Forest Health; Maximum Likelihood; Random Forest; Spectral Signature; Vegetation Indices; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The European spruce bark beetle is considered as one of the most destructive forest insects to Norway spruce trees in Europe. Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of bark beetle outbreaks. It is therefore of vital importance to detect the bark beetle outbreaks and take it under control to prevent further damages. READ MORE

  3. 3. Green National Innovative Capacity : An empirical study of the determinants of patenting in technologies related to renewable energy sources

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Adrian Ekström; Karl Johan Tegnér; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; National Innovation Systems; Renewable energy; Panel Data; Environmental Policy; Innovation; Förnybar energi; Nationella innovationssystem; Paneldata; Miljöpolicy;

    Abstract : Climate change constitutes a major threat to our planet. Finding and developing new technologies that can utilize renewable sources of energy is an essential component in combating this threat. The concerns are global, and today there is large variation in innovation intensity across advanced countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dispersion management and characterization of ultrashort laser pulses for the optimization of parametric processes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Atomfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Axel Elfving; [2019]
    Keywords : frequency resolved optical gating; optical parametric amplification; difference frequency generation; nonlinear optics; laser pulse compression; lasers; optics; Technology and Engineering; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : This thesis set out to continue the development of a short-wave infrared (SWIR) optical parametric amplifier (OPA). The system is based on a Yb-ber chirped pulse amplification (CPA) laser delivering 400 fs long pulses, centered around 1030 nm, at 200 kHz repetition rate and 40 W average power. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable Investment Strategies : A Quantitative Evaluation of Sustainable Investment Strategies For Index Funds

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : John Erikmats; Johan Sjösten; [2019]
    Keywords : ESG; CSR; investment strategies; sustainable investment strategies; sustainability; sustainable investments; sustainable finance; index funds; tracking-error; tracking-error minimization; ESG; CSR; investeringsstrategier; hållbara investeringsstrategier; hållbarhet; hållbara investeringar; hållbar finans; indexfonder; tracking-error; minimering av tracking-error;

    Abstract : Modern society is faced with the complex and intractable challenge of global warming, along with other environmental issues that could potentially alter our way of life if not managed properly. Is it possible that financial markets and equity investors could have a huge part to play in the transformation towards a greener and more sustainable world? Previous studies about investment strategies regarding sustainability have for the most part been centered around possibly less objective ESG-scores or around carbon and GHG-emissions only, with little or no consideration for water usage and waste management. READ MORE