Essays about: "northern europe"

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  1. 1. Can the disappearance of the forest orchid Goodyera repens be linked to clearcutting? : a spatial analysis using citizen science data from southern Sweden.

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Ines Diaz Garcia; [2024]
    Keywords : Goodyera repens; knärot; Artportalen; forestry; clearcut; citizen science; southern Sweden; conservation;

    Abstract : Habitat transformation through forestry has an impact on boreal species in northern Europe. In Sweden, even-aged plantations with clearcut harvesting are forestry practices that affect the understory vegetation. This study focuses on the red-listed Goodyera repens, a rhizomatous evergreen orchid. READ MORE

  2. 2. Labyrinth routes around the Middle Age Baltic Sea

    University essay from

    Author : Christina Fagerström; [2023-08-17]
    Keywords : The labyrinth-symbol; labyrinth monuments; Trojaborg; Jerusalem; Middle Age Catholic Europe; pilgrimages; the Baltic Sea; the Northern crusades; navigatio; mission; the mendicant friars; the Fourth Lateran Church Council; fish markets;

    Abstract : Stone labyrinths are archaeological monuments found predominantly in the Nordic countries around the Baltic Sea, some 500 specimens are noted in Sweden and Finland. The abundance of smaller stones has provided the building material for lasting monuments around the Baltic Sea, the Swedish west coast and Norway, Iceland, the Scilly islands in England, the Barents Sea and the White Sea’s shores and rivers. READ MORE

  3. 3. How to improve customer satisfaction with customer surveys and lean for retail

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nahia Bilbao Gato; [2023-07-18]
    Keywords : lean for retail; customer satisfaction;

    Abstract : Introduction: This dissertation project is based on a collaboration between the author and Volvo Trucks Europe. To answer the research question of How to improve customer satisfaction with customer surveys and lean for retail? This study describes a qualitative study of improving customer satisfaction with lean for retail in the Volvo Trucks dealership network, specifically in the Northern European Market. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Sustainable Transport: A case study on modal shift for temperature-controlled goods between northern Norway and central Europe

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Love Kristoffersson; Etienne Skowronski; [2023-07-03]
    Keywords : road-rail transport; temperature-controlled goods; cross-border; modal shift; transportation network;

    Abstract : In line with the ambitious sustainability goals set by the European Union to reduce transport emissions, there is a growing interest for sustainable freight transport across Europe. Rail transportation has emerged as a preferred mode of choice for shippers and freight forwarders, given its sustainability advantage of transporting larger volumes on longer distances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban flood risk mitigation : A perspective form urban planning

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

    Author : Andreas Brandow; [2023]
    Keywords : Urban indicators; Resilience; Urban flooding; Flood protection and mitigation; Luleå;

    Abstract : Due to the global warming and climate change, an increased frequency of high intensity rains and other disasters are expected all around the world. To predict this change in climate the IPCC has created a set of climate scenarios, RCPs, that will try to predict the future climate based on how much we are able to adapt and mitigate the effects we as a species have on the environment. READ MORE