Essays about: "spatial variations in rain intensity"

Found 2 essays containing the words spatial variations in rain intensity.

  1. 1. The influence of spatial variations in rain intensity for cloudburst modelling : a case study of the Gävle cloudburst

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Fanny Jeppsson Stahl; [2022]
    Keywords : Flood modelling; pluvial flooding; spatial variations in rain intensity; design storms; MIKE 21 Flow Model FM; 2D hydraulic modelling; Skyfallsmodellering; pluviala översvämningar; spatiala variationer i regnintensitet; typregn; MIKE 21 Flow Model FM;

    Abstract : With an intensification of heavy rain events in a changing climate and a rapid urbanization the risk for pluvial flooding is increasing in our societies. Pluvial flooding, which is formed when the rainfall rate exceeds the infiltration or drainage rate, can occur rapidly and cause great damages, large economic losses and possibly risk human lives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatial assessment of NDVI as an indicator of desertification in Ethiopia using remote sensing and GIS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Gezahagn Negash Seboka; [2016]
    Keywords : NDVI and Rainfall; land degradation; climate change; desertification; NOAA AVHRR; land cover; GIS; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Desertification is a serious environmental and socio-economic problem occurring at global, regional and local scale. According to Article 1(a) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), define the term “desertification” means “land degradation in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid (dry lands) areas resulting from various factors, including climatic variations and human activities”. READ MORE