Essays about: "values"

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  1. 1. Spatiotemporal changes in Gothenburg municipality's green space, 1986 to 2019

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristin Blinge; [2021-04-01]
    Keywords : NDVI; multitemporal change analysis; incremental change; urbanization;

    Abstract : As the world’s population is becoming increasingly more urban the infrastructure expands toaccommodate the inhabitants’ needs. In a dense urban environment green space has animportant function since it provides vital ecosystem services, contributes to recreational andcultural values and is essential for biodiversity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Acid sulphate soils and its influence on metal concentrations in adjacent water bodies. - A case study from Halland, SW Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Amanda Lindgren; [2021-03-10]
    Keywords : acid sulphate soils; metal distribution; surface water; climate; physicochemistry;

    Abstract : Acid sulphate soils have been referred to as being among the most harmful soils in the worlddue to their ability to severely decrease the pH of the water, consequently enabling an increasedmetal load to recipient water streams, lakes, groundwater reservoirs and estuaries. The presenceof acid sulphate soils has triggered several fish kill episodes in northern Scandinavia and thesoils are today threatening many of the national environmental goals of Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Simulating Wildlife Experiences: A History of Natural History in the BBC

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Michael Støen; [2021-02-25]
    Keywords : BBC; Walking with Dinosaurs; Wildlife documentaries; Natural history films; Circulation of knowledge; The linear model; Mechanical objectivity;

    Abstract : This study places the BBC series Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) in the context of the history of wildlife filmmaking in the BBC, which began in the 1950’s. Despite Walking with Dinosaurs’s use of digital animation, as opposed to mechanical objectivity, a comparison of the intentions and epistemic notions of the creators of the program to those of their predecessors reveals a historical continuity in epistemic values, as well as in ideas regarding what positions natural history programs should hold in the circulation of knowledge between the scientific community, television, journalists, and the public. READ MORE

  4. 4. “MORE FEMINIST BULLSHIT”Exploring Sexism and the Battle Over Gender Construction in Video Game Discourse Communities

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Ola Nenzelius; [2021-02-09]
    Keywords : Video games; Women in games;

    Abstract : Abstract: Thisstudyexplores gender construction in video game discourse communities, using Critical Discourse Analysis(CDA)as a theoretical frameworktogetherwith a quantitative, corpus linguistic methodology.Discourse samples weretaken from five online content creators for World of Warcraft(WoW)who react to the four Shadowlands: Afterlivestrailers for theWoW expansion released in November of 2020. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pricing Currency Options with Bates Model: Analytical Tractability versus Empirical Misspeci cation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Oscar Thelander; [2021-02-02]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : In this thesis I complement the results from Bates (1996) wherein a Stochastic VolatilityJump-Di usion model for pricing foreign currency options is introduced and evaluated againstUSD/DM foreign exchange options. I complement Bates results with two di erent calibrationmethodologies, nonlinear least-squares and the built-in MATLAB function fmincon, using thesame dataset that was used in Bates (1996). READ MORE