Essays about: "protection of marine environment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words protection of marine environment.

  1. 1. Load Bearing Structural Elements of Glulam in Marine Environment : A literature and case study

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Abrahamsson Karin; [2020]
    Keywords : Glulam; marine environment; Limträ; marin miljö;

    Abstract : This thesis discusses the possibilities of using glued laminated timber as load bearing structural elements in structures in close vicinity of saltwater. Glued laminated timber, also referred to as glulam, is a refined timber product constructed of timber lamellae that are glued together. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wasting our future by wasting the Sea : How to combat marine pollution from land-based sources on international and regional level

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Lovisa Fransson; [2020]
    Keywords : Marine pollution from land-based sources; United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea; the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal; Basel Ban Amendment; the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants; international waste trade; environmentally sound management of wastes; marine plastic debris; international environmental law of the sea; transboundary marine pollution; UN Sustainable Development Goal 14.1; Agenda 2030;

    Abstract : In the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the environmental protection of the marine environment was first addressed in a comprehensive manner on an international level. However, the Convention distinguishes between four different sorts of pollution depending on which source the pollution originates from. READ MORE

  3. 3. From A Global Review of Port Noise Management Initiatives to A Specific Port City’s Case Study

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Qianru Shi; Shiying Xu; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : port noise; nitiative; port city;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  4. 4. Tracking Microplastics from Artificial Football Fields to Stormwater Systems

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Ran Li; [2019]
    Keywords : microplastics; artificial turfs; stormwater; runoff; rainfall; Sweden;

    Abstract : Microplastic pollution as a global environment problem in marine systems has substantially raised public concern in recent years. In 2016, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency performed a study about potential sources and pathways of microplastics spreading to the marine environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve: Management challenges and priorities deriving from anthropogenic pressure and sea level rise

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damiano Vesentini; [2019]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; environmental pressure; water quality; nutrient accumulation; rising sea level; climate change; value for conservation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The Po Delta Biosphere Reserve is located in Northern Italy and has attained recognition by UNESCO in 2015 due to its unique natural and cultural value. The reserve covers an area of approximately 140 000 hectares, supporting a human population of 118 000, as well as a complex mosaic of ecosystems, which are found in this transitional waters landscape. READ MORE