Essays about: "vegetation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1129 essays containing the word vegetation.

  1. 1. Evaluating Greenery in Urban Typologies - A Study with a Mixed Method Approach in Gothenburg , Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Cornelia Wing; [2021-06-14]
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    Abstract : A growing number of cities are experiencing challenges with adapting to stresses originatingfrom a changing climate, such as an increase in air temperature and extreme weather events,where urban greenery has shown mitigating qualities. Apart from offering a strategy for climatemitigation and adaptation, added greenery in cities can also contribute to a large variety ofecosystem services, where qualities for human wellbeing are enhanced. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Erosionens naturliga skydd : växtens egenskaper och inverkan på yterosionsbildning vid slänter

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

    Author : Felix Dahlbäck; [2021]
    Keywords : erosion; ; yterosion; slänter; ingenjörsbiologi; water erosion; erosion control; vegetation coverage;

    Abstract : Vårt landskap utsätts hela tiden för förändringar, där både naturliga processer och mänsklig påverkan kan orsaka stora problem. Erosion är en naturlig process men kan påskyndas av människliga aktiviteter, markanvändning och klimatförändringar. READ MORE

  4. 4. Spatio-temporal drought characteristics in the Limpopo basin from 1918 to 2018 - A case study based on analysis of the Standardized Precipitation Evaporation Index (SPEI)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Sandra Domingos Sambo; [2021]
    Keywords : rdought; Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index; Limpopo River basin; Normalized difference vegetation index; Mann-Kendall Test; Correlation analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The identification of the characteristics of drought are of great importance in water resources planning and management. This study explored the characteristics of drought at Limpopo River Basin (LRB) from 1918 to 2018. READ MORE

  5. 5. Riparian buffer zones in agricultural landscapes : Their status today and their future as an ecological tool in Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Mikaela Ignatiou Hadjicharalambous; [2021]
    Keywords : Riparian buffer zones; agriculture lanscapes; ecological tool; streams; kantzoner; lantbrukslandskap; ekologisk vertyg; vattendrag;

    Abstract : The application of intensive farming and cultivation practices, resulting in large-scale modification of the hydrology of streams and rivers and of the natural vegetation, has increased the need to find ways to mitigate the negative impact of this habitat degradation. Suitable design and creation of riparian buffer zones in agriculture areas, is by many considered the best remedial measure. READ MORE