Essays about: "search of water"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words search of water.

  1. 1. Investigating catchwork water-meadows as a social-ecological conservation opportunity with focus on Jämtland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : John Lind; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Archaeology; Wetlands; Meadows; Jämtland; GIS;

    Abstract : Wetlands are crucial for respecting the planetary boundaries and reaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, but wetland areas in Sweden has decreased significantly. The need for restoration, stronger protection, and land-sharing opportunities requires exploration of the subsistence practices involving wetlands in the past. READ MORE

  2. 2. Established forest firefighting techniques: A qualitative review of practices among the Swedish fire services.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Muhammad Humza Khan; [2021]
    Keywords : Forest fires; firefighting techniques; Scientometric analysis; Effectiveness; Questionnaire; Direct attack; Indirect attack; Firelines; Prescribed burning; Aerial firefighting; Flanking; Hot-spotting; Cold trailing.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Methods and equipment used for fighting forest fires are different from the ones used in urban fires. Generally, the wildfires are intense, require more resources and tend to spread rapidly. READ MORE

  3. 3. A lynx in a sheep's pasture : environmental factors and hunting affecting lynx depredation on domestic sheep in Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Marc Velling; [2021]
    Keywords : Lynx lynx; Scandinavia; conservation; human-wildlife conflict; depredation; spatial analysis; survival analysis; protective hunting; carnivore; lethal control;

    Abstract : Large predators have made a return in Europe in the past decades. In Scandinavia, the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) has expanded its distribution further south and recolonized past areas. Due to the recolonization, lynx management has become part of the public discourse in Sweden. One factor of this discourse is depredation on domestic sheep. READ MORE

  4. 4. Have Radio Velocity Surveys Missed Any Planets?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Astronomi

    Author : Shah Raj; [2021]
    Keywords : radial velocity survey; transit method; exoplanet; habitable zone; habitable zone boundaries; HZ; early Mars; recent Venus; stability; instability; chaos; REBOUND; MEGNO; MEGNO maps; Hill sphere; stable systems; unstable systems; Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : The project was aimed at numerically assessing exoplanetary systems to distinguish their capabilities of hosting additional planets. The shortcomings of the radial velocity method sometimes causes hindrance in the detection of terrestrial planets. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable polymer-tribology : Developing novel multiscale thermoplastic composites using recycled high-performance fibers

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Maskinelement

    Author : Alejandra Marcela Ventura Cervellón; [2021]
    Keywords : Tribology; Carbon Fibers; Recycled Carbon Fibers; Circular Economy; Composite; UHMWPE; Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene;

    Abstract : The transition to a Circular Economy scheme that enables a more efficient usage of the resources is one of the most pressing needs in our society. From the industrial perspective this has been translated into new design philosophies and the search for more efficient systems. READ MORE