Essays about: "vegetation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1253 essays containing the word vegetation.

  1. 1. ACCESS TO URBAN COOL AND GREEN SPACES FOR OLD ADULTS IN GOTHENBURG – A GIS-BASED ANALYSIS OF RADIANT HEAT

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Robert Klein; [2023-01-19]
    Keywords : urban climate; heat stress; mean radiant temperature; SOLWEIG; urban vegetation; urban planning;

    Abstract : Old adults are particularly vulnerable against heat stress. Considering the ageing society and the projected increase of heat events, planning for heat-resilient urban environments for old adults will become increasingly important. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wildfire growth modelling in Sweden - a suitability assessment of available data

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Henrik Hagelin; [2023]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Geographic Information Science; Physical geography; Prometheus; WiSE-FASS; The 2014 Västmanland wildfire; Wildfire growth modelling; Wildfire suppression support; Wildfire behaviour; MESAN; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Wildfires are worldwide problems that stress societies by damaging their economies and they cause serious, sometimes fatal, health implications among the populations. In recent years, the rate of wildfire occurrence has increased as the global average temperature has risen. Because of global climate change, this rate is expected to continue rising. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tänk på döden : en undersökning av minneslunden som helande plats i möte med den multifunktionella kyrkogården

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

    Author : Ellen Sperr; [2023]
    Keywords : minneslund; kyrkogård; gestaltning; multifunktionalitet;

    Abstract : During the last couple of years there has been articles in the news about people, around Sweden, using our cemeteries for recreational purposes. There have been people drinking beer, sledding and having picnic and cities that have defined cemeteries as green areas to be able to fulfil the environmental goals in a new neighbourhood. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Influence of Macrophytes on Aquatic Microclimate

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och botanik; Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning (BIG)

    Author : Julia Elliot; [2023]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : How terrestrial vegetation influences microclimate and what effects this has on associated ecosystems is well studied, but it is less known if and how aquatic macrophytes affect their microclimate. In this study I therefore aim to investigate the question of how aquatic macrophytes influence their microclimate, and how these effects in turn may affect associated aquatic organisms and ecosystems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Differences in velocity between the sexes and stages of courtship in a dance fly

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Filip Myllyaho; [2022-02-17]
    Keywords : Dansfluga; Hilara maura; höghastighetskamera; partner-val; Dance fly; Hilara maura; high-speed camera; mate choice;

    Abstract : Dance flies (Diptera: Empididae: Empidinae) are famous for their elaborate mating behaviour, which can be broken down to three distinct stages in adults: hunting, swarming, and mating. In many species, males hunt for prey that they present as nuptial gifts to recipient females in swarms, after which the pair will copulate in the air or after landing on nearby vegetation. READ MORE