Essays about: "thesis of risk management"

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  1. 1. Strategic Planning for Climate Adaptation - a case study of Åre municipality

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Kajsa Kronkvist; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; municipal planning processes; landslide risk management; mountain tourist destinations; Social Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Åre municipality, a well-known skiing resort in Sweden, has been classified as a primary risk area for landslides, due to a combination of global warming and increased pressure from expansion. The purpose of this study is to explore options to strengthen climate adaptation planning and reduce vulnerability in Åre. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does an adaptation of forest management to storm damage risk affect indicators for sustainable forestry? : an analysis with Heureka PlanWise in a future with an increased risk of storm damages to forests

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Resource Management

    Author : Linnea Larsson; [2022]
    Keywords : changing climate; decision support system; forest damage; forest management; storm; trade-off; ; wind;

    Abstract : With a changing climate, the risk for damage to the forest will increase. In Sweden, large storm damages have been more common under the 20th century and are also the damaging event that has resulted in the largest damages in Europe. READ MORE

  3. 3. Invasivitetsbedömning av Svenska stadsträd : med utgångspunkt i Malmö stad

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

    Author : Anders Rundlöf; [2022]
    Keywords : Stadsträd; invasivitet; spridningsförmåga; spridningsbarriär;

    Abstract : Exotiska stadsträdsarter används allt mer ofta inom nutida landskapsarkitektur för att tillhandahålla flera viktiga ekosystemstjänster i staden. Det pågår dock en livlig debatt om det är säkert att använda exotiska träd på detta sätt, och vissa vanliga stadsträdsarter förekommer på listor över invasiva växter. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE