Essays about: "soil moisture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 161 essays containing the words soil moisture.

  1. 1. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rainwater Infiltration Model of the Chocaya Basin using Hydrus-1D

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

    Author : Alexander Bergman; Mire Persmark; [2020]
    Keywords : Rainwater Infiltration; Alluvial Plain; Chocaya Basin; Hydraulic Conductivity; Double Ring Infiltrometer DRI ; Hydrus-1D; Electrical Resistivity Tomography ERT ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The objective of this study was to assess the rainwater infiltration process in the unsaturated zone in an alluvial plain. Particularly, this study is focused on the Chocaya basin in central Bolivia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Orkidéer och förekomst av död ved i Jämtländska kalkbarrskogar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Linnea Edwang Stridbo; [2020]
    Keywords : biologisk mångfald; död ved; hävd; Jämtland; kalkbarrskog; markfukt; orkidéer; skogsbete;

    Abstract : Nordiska kalkbarrskogar har en karaktär och biologisk mångfald som väsentligen skiljer sig från kalkbarrskogar i övriga Europa. De kan vara mycket artrika och hysa ovanliga och rödlistade arter såsom orkidéer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Saving resources through smart farming : An IoT experiment study

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för programvaruteknik

    Author : Susanne Jonarv Hultgren; Philip Tennevall; [2019]
    Keywords : Internet Of Things IoT ; Agriculture; Raspberry Pi; Sensors;

    Abstract : Context: Smart farming, agritech, is growing in popularity and is starting to develop rapidly with some already existing technology that is implemented in agriculture for both industrial and private use. Objectives: The goal of this thesis is to investigate the benefits and issues with implementing technology in agriculture, agritech. READ MORE

  5. 5. How former arable fields with permanent grazing differ from managed semi-natural pastures in Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Isolde Galin; [2019]
    Keywords : grasslands; former arable fields; species richness; species composition; semi-natural pastures; Ellenberg indicator values;

    Abstract : New farming needs and innovations have, over time, led to changes in land use. Arable fields have been turned into pastures and semi-natural pastures into arable fields. READ MORE