Essays about: "seasonal migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words seasonal migration.

  1. 1. Using remote sensing and land abandonment as a proxy for long-term human out-migration. A Case Study: Al-Hassakeh Governorate, Syria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Berit Mohr; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; remote sensing; Syria; vegetation indices; land abandonment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of human migration and displacement has become more important in recent years and will continue to do so in the following decades. Voices become louder claiming that climate change is a driving factor for increased displacement and migration. READ MORE

  2. 2. Health care accessibility and second homes: A spatial analysis in South-East Norway

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för geografi

    Author : Olav Rønning; [2020]
    Keywords : accessibility; Second homes; health care; transport; geography;

    Abstract : While the government in Norway strives for equity in health and access, factors of urbanization, modernization, and sustainable development may discourage advancement in rural municipalities. In the rural hinterlands, often where the mountain belt resides, this is known to be caused by declining employment-rates in typical rural industries like agriculture and forestry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Long-term morphological evolution of Cua Lo inlet, Central Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Nikita Tegenfeldt; Orio Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Inlet morphology; Sand spit; Water exchange; Numerical modelling; Cua Lo river mouth; Sediment transport; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cua Lo river mouth is a coastal inlet connected to an estuary at the central coast of Vietnam. The area is valuable for maritime trade, fishing industries, and tourism development. Natural disasters during the monsoon period are a problem, causing seasonal flooding. READ MORE

  4. 4. NDVI time series analysis for desert locust outbreak detection and quantification analysis of its impact on vegetation productivity of Sahel

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Evangelos Oikonomopoulos; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Primary Productivity; Desert Locust; NDVI; Time Series Analysis; Outbreak Detection; Food Security; Sahel; Insect Disturbances; GEM; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : It has been shown that the semi-arid environment of the Sahelian belt plays an important role in the global carbon uptake as the fluctuation of its primary productivity can be determinant for the global carbon uptake. The insect Schistocerca gregaria commonly known as the desert locust is a disturbance factor that can affect the vegetation productivity for consecutive seasons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Karaktäristika hos säsongsmigration : en studie av en svensk-norsk älgpopulation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Erik Berg; [2020]
    Keywords : migration; förflyttning; net squared displacement; älg; spatial ekologi; förflyttningsstrategier; modeller; könsskillnader;

    Abstract : Att förstå var djur befinner sig och hur de förflyttar sig över året är en viktig del i arbetet för att nå en effektiv förvaltning. Extra viktigt är det när arten i fråga berör en stor mängd människor, både ekonomiskt och kulturellt. READ MORE