Essays about: "small islands"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 essays containing the words small islands.

  1. 1. Assessment of the Contribution of Groundwater Flow and Surface Flow from Bolmsö Island to Lake Bolmen, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk geologi; Lunds universitet/Väg- och vattenbyggnad (CI)

    Author : Angelique Uwera; [2020]
    Keywords : Groundwater; Surface water; GMS-MODFLOW; Bolmsö Island; Lake Bolmen; Brownification.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The increase of brownification in surface waters has been a problem for rivers and lakes from the northern hemisphere. The main factors of this water brownification are the increase of dissolved organic matter and iron in water bodies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate-Induced Human Mobility in Policy : A Comparative Analysis of Problem Representations in Policy of Two Small-Island Cases

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Söderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate; climate change; human mobility; migration; environmental migration; problem representations; WPR; policy; Kiribati; Andaman and Nicobar Islands; SIDS; small-island developing states;

    Abstract : This thesis is a descriptive study of problem representations of climate-induced human mobility in policy. Two cases which are severely impacted by climate change have been selected for the analysis: Kiribati and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spegla : ett gestaltningsförslag över det vattennära stråket längs Skeppsbrokajen, över Strömbron och längs Strömkajen

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

    Author : Ellen Bramler; Malin Ciftci; [2020]
    Keywords : kaj; gång- och cykelbro; vatten; Strömbron; Skeppsbrokajen; Strömkajen;

    Abstract : En promenad från Skeppsbrokajen mot Strömkajen erbjuder idag utblickar över långa vattenrum och siluetten men dess potential som stadens offentliga vattennära huvudstråk är delvis outnyttjad. Biltrafik och parkering upptar stor yta och antalet platser att stanna upp vid som främjar möten är begränsat. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Consequences of Select Water-Energy Links : An Investigation of the Potential of Water-Energy Links Used to Improve the Economics and Added-Benefits of the Electrical System on Grand Cayman

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Lewis McNamee; [2020]
    Keywords : Water-Energy Nexus; Grand Cayman; Renewable Energy; Water Resources; Islands;

    Abstract : This investigation posits the hypotheses: 1) Renewable energy is a viable economic alternative to current electricity sources on Grand Cayman and 2) focus on the water-energy nexus reveals positive synergies in water and energy economics on Grand Cayman.             These were investigated by examining the water-energy links of wastewater as a resource, and water produced from a hydrogen fuel cell. READ MORE

  5. 5. Evaluating locations for subsurface dams : Case study on Storsudret, Gotland

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Karl Engström; Maximilian Skoglund Lartell; [2020]
    Keywords : Subsurface dams; MIKE SHE; groundwater; groundwater modelling; water resource management; resistivity measurements; hydrogeology; Grundvattendammar; MIKE SHE; grundvatten; hydrogeologi; grundvattenmodellering; vattenresurshantering; resistivitetsmätningar; hydrogeologi;

    Abstract : Due to precipitation poor winters and springs and over-exploitation of groundwater reserves during the summer months as a consequence of tourism, the island of Gotland has experienced fresh water shortages during recent years which has led to harsh restrictions in the use of municipal water. In order to find a solution to the islands fresh water problems, the region of Gotland and the Swedish Environmental Institute (IVL) have initiated a project in which the southernmost part of Gotland, Storsudret, will be used as a test site for new methods of sustainable freshwater storage and extraction methods. READ MORE