Essays about: "pollution"

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  1. 1. Qualitative analysis of a regional public policy for air quality : A case study of Normandie, France

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Arthur Avenas; [2021]
    Keywords : Atmospheric pollution; Atmosphere Protection Plan; policy planning; legislation; incentive measures; best practices; reduction of emissions; regional scale; case study; Normandie;

    Abstract : Today, outdoor air quality occupies an important place into civic dialogue because of the many impacts of atmospheric pollution on health. Different legislations and strategies have thus been implemented across the world to improve outdoor air quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Capitalism, Animal's Eyes, and the Environment : An essay about the environmental effects of industrial capitalism in Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Viktor Lindström; [2021]
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    Abstract : This essay explores the correlation between industrial capitalism and environmental damage in Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People. The thesis argues that the grave pollution of land, water, and people in the novel stems from capitalistic exploitation of biophysical resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Automated Control System for Dust Concentration Measurements Using European Standard Reference Method

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Gustav Marstorp; [2021]
    Keywords : Dust concentration measurements; Particle concentration; Isokinetic deviation; PID-controller; EU standard 13284-1:2017; Stoftmätning; Partikelkoncentration; PID-regulator; Isokinetisk avvikelse; EU standard 13284-1:2017;

    Abstract : Most companies that have any type of combustion or other pollution process via emission to air needs to measure their emissions to ensure they are within legal boundaries. Among the different types of pollution measurements, one of the most common is dust concentration, also known as particle concentration. READ MORE

  4. 4. GIS modeling of green roof ecosystem services to optimize green infrastructure placement and to map multifunctionality : a case study in Sydöstra staden, Uppsala, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Olivier Rostang; [2021]
    Keywords : ecosystem services; GIS; green roofs; urban green infrastructure; sustainable development; multifunctionality; urban planning;

    Abstract : Green roofing has emerged as a viable option for developers and planners seeking to integrate ecosystem services into the built environment, while, at the same time, responding to the constraints posed by urban densification. Urban green infrastructure (UGI) has been placed at the core of sustainable urban planning enabling the integration of ecosystem services in urban development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urbanization and economic freedom - are they threats to air quality? : Evidence from a panel study of low and lower-middle-income countries

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Albin Lundmark; Emma Roxström; [2021]
    Keywords : PM2.5; urbanization; economic freedom; fixed effects; system GMM; panel data;

    Abstract : Air pollution (in terms of PM2.5) is severe in developing countries, and the rapid population growth accompanied by urbanization may limit their potential economic development. This paper aims to investigate if urbanization and economic freedom cause higher levels of PM2.5 in developing countries. READ MORE