Essays about: "resilience"

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  1. 1. Wildfire growth modelling in Sweden - a suitability assessment of available data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Hagelin; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Geographic Information Science; Physical geography; Prometheus; WiSE-FASS; The 2014 Västmanland wildfire; Wildfire growth modelling; Wildfire suppression support; Wildfire behaviour; MESAN; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Wildfires are worldwide problems that stress societies by damaging their economies and they cause serious, sometimes fatal, health implications among the populations. In recent years, the rate of wildfire occurrence has increased as the global average temperature has risen. Because of global climate change, this rate is expected to continue rising. READ MORE

  2. 2. FLOOD RESILIENCE 2.0 - Sustainable Urban Design Adaptation for Flood Resilience in Hamburg, Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Shenol Shahin Ahmed; [2023]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : This thesis project is aimed to answer the questions: What could be done to design areas for making them flood resilient? How can sustainable urban design be adapted to provide flood resilience while transforming an area into a more livable space? Starting with these questions, the past of Hamburg and existing situation have been analyzed, a research has been done about the floods, climate change and how other cities develop their strategies to minimize effects of these issues. With a holistic way, information about the site in Hamburg has been gathered to find out the current problems like connection issues, lack of public realm, non-attractive river front and outdated flood defenses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reconnecting Gävle’s Delta : a post-industrial urban transformation project for Sweden’s coastal landscape

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

    Author : Rachel Murray; [2023]
    Keywords : resilience; blue-green infrastructure; nature-based solutions; flooding; brownfield development; post-industrial urban development; landscape architecture; urban planning; climate adaptation; water-sensitive urban design; urban ecology;

    Abstract : This speculative design-led research project addresses the challenges of transforming dilapidated post-industrial brownfield sites into thriving, sustainable, resilient urban neighbourhoods. Tasked with allocating urban growth, municipality planning departments increasingly look towards underused but centrally located industrial sites for future development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Team resilience as an emergent phenomenon: an empirical study of the relationship between team resilient behaviors and IT project success

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för psykologi

    Author : Michelle Schelin; Johannes Gramstad; [2023]
    Keywords : resilience; IT projects; project success; team resilience; emergence; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Organizations and societies are turning to Information Technology to help safeguard the future, yet most IT projects reportedly fail due to increasing complexity. Resilience research offers promising insights into how teams can influence their capacity to positively adapt to challenges and achieve greater project success. READ MORE

  5. 5. Strategies and planning to mitigate the effects of climate change in children’s outdoor playing environments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för hälsovetenskaper; Lunds universitet/Hållbar vardag och hälsa i ett livsperspektiv

    Author : Eva Lundgreen; Martin Karaba Bäckström; [2023]
    Keywords : Outdoor play; climate adaptation; child development; occupational justice; usability and accessibility; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Children’s need for play is intertwined with health and development. For many children public playgrounds represent environments that are playful and important in developing good health. READ MORE