Essays about: "the production of landscape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 337 essays containing the words the production of landscape.

  1. 1. A Missed Steak: A Study of the Value Added by Dynamic Best-before Labels

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ernest Björklund; Mattias Letellier; [2020]
    Keywords : Best-before dates; Best-before labels; Consumer perceptions; Dynamic best- before; Food waste; Innovation; Mature industries; Meat; Technology; Value chains; Business and Economics; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : I mogna industrier prioriteras ofta verkningsgrad och processen snarare än själva produkten. Detta innebär att dessa industrier anpassar sig långsamt när de externa förhållandena skiftar. Exempel på sådan industri är Sveriges köttindustri. Denna präglas av stor klimatpåverkan, även stora mängder matsvinn. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. From Protected to Productive

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för arkitektur och samhällsbyggnad (ABE)

    Author : Sonal Takkar; [2020]
    Keywords : Stockholm; Archipelago; Islands; Productive Landscape; Local Economy; Collective Production; Self-Sufficiency; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : The Stockholm Archipelago has a unique natural landscape - rugged nature that blends with wooded islands, rocky cliffs and sandy beaches enriched by cultural and ecological values. The islands, dating back to the Viking Age are faced with a progressively uneven growth compared to the city developing an inevitable socio-economic dependency on the city core through infrastructural connections. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biodiversitetsfrämjande grönstrukturer och element som gynnar vildbin och andra pollinatörer : en verktygslåda att använda i staden

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Ksenija Ginel; [2020]
    Keywords : biodiversitet; biologisk mångfald; pollinerare; vildbin; ekosystemtjänster; urbana biotoper;

    Abstract : Från flera håll i världen rapporteras det om minskande biodiversitet av djur och växter som ett resultat av mänsklig aktivitet. Vildbin är en av de djurgrupper som minskar snabbt i storlek och som är tvungen att anpassa sig till förstörelsen av livsmiljöer som människor har orsakat. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Transition in the Italian Electricity System: Incumbent Actors and their Power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Filippo Guarnieri; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : On a global scale, the energy system is the biggest contributor to anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, which accelerate the processes of global warming and climate change. The sustainability transition of energy systems is fundamental if the Paris Agreement goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to below 2˚C compared to preindustrial levels is to be achieved. READ MORE