Essays about: "sea-level change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 essays containing the words sea-level change.

  1. 1. Drivers of sea level variability using neural networks

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Linn Carlstedt; [2023-05-10]
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    Abstract : Understanding the forcing of regional sea level variability is crucial as many people all over the world live along the coasts and are endangered by extreme sea levels and the global sea level rise. The adding of fresh water into the oceans due to melting of the Earth’s land ice together with thermosteric changes has led to a rise of the global mean sea level with an accelerating rate during the twentieth century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban flood risk mitigation : A perspective form urban planning

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Andreas Brandow; [2023]
    Keywords : Urban indicators; Resilience; Urban flooding; Flood protection and mitigation; Luleå;

    Abstract : Due to the global warming and climate change, an increased frequency of high intensity rains and other disasters are expected all around the world. To predict this change in climate the IPCC has created a set of climate scenarios, RCPs, that will try to predict the future climate based on how much we are able to adapt and mitigate the effects we as a species have on the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sink or Swim: Sea Level Rise Adaptation in Venice, Italy : A case of citizen non-participation

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Jesper Karlsson; [2023]
    Keywords : civic capacity; climate change; Gioia methodology; MOSE; project development; public involvement;

    Abstract : Due to global warming, sea levels will irreversibly continue to rise around the world throughout this century. Therefore, coastal urban communities will need to adapt to new environmental challenges, such as more frequent and intense flood events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rising seas, sinking futures

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Betty Ottosson; [2023]
    Keywords : Climate change; security; existential threats; UN Security Council UNSC ; Small Island Developing States SIDS ; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The issue of climate change initially emerged on the UN Security Council’s agenda in 2007 during an open debate on climate change, energy and security. Since then, there have been several debates held on the topic, which have attracted significant academic attention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Freedom and Movement for Humans and Wild Animals : A journey along the German-Danish border fence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Francis Rogers; [2023]
    Keywords : Animal migration; migrant rights; border fencing; habitat fragmentation; animal agency; German-Danish border;

    Abstract : In December 2019, the Danish government finished building a fence on the border with Germany. Although the fence was nominally intended to prevent wild boar entering Denmark, the government had recently acquired enough barbed wire to reinforce it against human migrants. READ MORE