Essays about: "resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1217 essays containing the word resilience.

  1. 1. Drought resistance of Ectomycorrhizal fungi in the Suillus genus

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Patricia Salén; [2024]
    Keywords : Ectomycorrhiza; drought; Suillus;

    Abstract : Rising instances of drought are causing more tree seedling fatalities post-nursery outplanting. In the face of climate change, fostering resilient forestry practices is imperative for preserving the health and functionality of our forests. READ MORE

  2. 2. Holistic Assessment of Critical Infrastructure Resilience during Disasters (HACIRD) - A case study of the 2023 Kahramanmaras earthquakes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI); Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Erik Kimblad; [2024]
    Keywords : Critical infrastructure; Lifeline; Resilience; Interdependencies; Earthquake; Natural hazards; Turkey; Holistic; Disaster; Framework; Assessment; Empirical; Case study; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : On February 6, 2023, two earthquakes (7.8MW and 7.7MW) struck Turkey within nine hours, resulting in over 50,000 fatalities and significant damage to critical infrastructures (CI) which provide services essential for the functioning of society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessing water balance and yields in Malawian cropping systems : maize soybean and maize Gliricidia systems resilience against climate change

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Danila Valeriano; [2024]
    Keywords : crop modelling; APSIM; Malawi; maize; soybean; Gliricidia; agroforestry; legume intercropping; climate predictions; climate adaptation; SDSM;

    Abstract : In Malawi, maize monocultures are increasingly susceptible to extreme weather patterns, causing considerable yield reduction and heightened food insecurity for smallholder farmers dependent on rainfed subsistence agriculture. Diversifying cropping systems is crucial for ensuring yield resilience. READ MORE

  4. 4. Winter wheat exudates : Improving wheats resilience to drought

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Freja Haverland; [2024]
    Keywords : drought; PGPR; exudates; agriculture; food security;

    Abstract : Wheat (Triticum aestivum) is a crop that dominates the diets of about 35% of the world's human population. But wheat yields can be severely affected by drought. Therefore, in this experiment, root exudation of winter wheat was compared to find out how exudation changes during drought stress. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrating Local Knowledge into the Spatial Analysis of Wind Power: The case study of Northern Tzoumerka, Greece

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Athanasios Senteles; [2024]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; MCDA; wind energy; local knowledge; Greece; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing demand for incorporating renewable energy projects into the national energy mix, is associated with international and European efforts to tackle the negative effects of climate change and strengthen energy resilience. Greece, as a member country of the European Union, has acknowledged that necessity, by implementing a national program aiming to significantly reduce Green House Gas Emissions and upscale Renewable Energy Sources (RES) project development in upcoming years. READ MORE