Essays about: "physical geography"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 361 essays containing the words physical geography.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Reindeer induced changes in vegetation composition and plant traits on a tundra-forest border

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Femke Pijcke; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; ecosystem analysis; plant functional traits; nutrient allocation; grazing; reindeer; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) are the most common large herbivores in the arctic. With a habitat spreading over the entire circumpolar region, they can have a substantial effect on plant species composition and ecosystem processes and functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change effects on the sub-Saharan agriculture- a case study in Kenya on maize growth and adaptation options

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Alessia Signorelli; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography; sub-saharan africa; agriculture; maize; climate change; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change is progressively advancing, and is affecting the entire globe, with some areas more vulnerable than others. Among them, the sub-Saharan Africa, with a very low adaptive capacity, mainly relies on one economic sector: agriculture. Due to its high climate-dependency, agriculture is at elevated risk. READ MORE

  4. 4. Forest Reaction to the 2018 Drought : comparing the Hyltemossa and Rumperöd Forests

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emily Delin; [2019]
    Keywords : forest; drought; forest management; ecosystem flux; physical geography and ecosystem science; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper analyzes the reactions of two forests, located in the same region, to drought conditions that occurred in 2018. Both locations experienced similar conditions including higher temperature and less precipitation than the previous four years. READ MORE

  5. 5. Smarter geovisualization tools : a user approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Frida Ulfves; [2019]
    Keywords : physical geography and ecosystem analysis; geography; geovisualizations; sense of place; user approach; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Geovisualization tools are continuously becoming more complex. These tools can present vivid and highly accurate representations of the real world. Simultaneously, spatial data is becoming incredibly detailed and the possibilities of interacting with the geovisualization tools are plentiful. Geovisualization tools are indeed powerful. READ MORE