Essays about: "vital societal functions."

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  1. 1. Cascading Effects of Floods – An evaluation of the flood risk maps and management plans produced by the County Administrative Boards

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Frida Kronquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Vital societal function; flood; EU Floods Directive; Sweden; Ordinance of Flood Risk; cascading effects; indirect consequences; County Administrative Board.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Flood is the most common natural disaster globally, affecting human health and assets. The work with the Swedish ordinance of flood risk is connected to the sustainment of vital societal functions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Business Model Generation for a Start Up Enterprise Within the Transport Infrastructure Industry

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Sara Lundberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Keywords: Transport infrastructure; Business model innovation; Start-up enterprise; Business model canvas; Business model generation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Transports, and transport infrastructures enable and deliver vital societal functions in today’s society. At the same time, as sustainability becomes more and more important these sectors fail to enable the rate of change that international and national policies calls for. READ MORE

  3. 3. Den artrika stadsparken : ekosystembaserad gestaltning med natur- och kulturlandskapet som förebild

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

    Author : Martina Ulinder; [2021]
    Keywords : ekosystem; kulturlandskap; ekosystemtjänster; landskapsarkitektur; växtteknik; nöthagen; Nyköping; biologisk mångfald; artrik;

    Abstract : Vi lever i en tid där människans relation till naturen förändrats radikalt under de senaste århundradena. I tusentals år har vår existens präglats av ett liv i direkt kontakt med naturen, där samspelet mellan naturliga processer och människans bruk varit uppenbart och direkt avgörande för hennes överlevnad. READ MORE

  4. 4. How to study the Occurrence of Cascading Effects in Critical Infrastructure : Evaluating and Developing a Method for gathering data on critical infrastructure dependencies

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viktor Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : cascading effects; critical infrastructure; dependencies; interdependencies; newspaper articles; policy; Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency; vital societal functions.;

    Abstract : This thesis evaluates and develops a method for studying the occurrence of cascading effects between critical infrastructures. The thesis also analyzes how the results of previous research using the method may have been affected by certain aspects of the method. READ MORE

  5. 5. Asset management in the utility sector : The challenges of breaching the gap between current practice and best practice

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Emil Mårtensson; Philip Rumman; [2019]
    Keywords : Infrastructure Asset Management; Asset Management Systems; Implementation Challenges; Water Utilities; Public Companies; Performance Assessment; Risk Management; Standardization; Standards; ISO; ISO 55000; Strategic Planning; Infrastruktur Tillgångshantering; Tillgångshanteringssystem; Implementeringsutmaningar; VA-företag; Offentlig Verksamhet; Prestationsmätning; Riskhantering; Standards; Standardisering; ISO; ISO 55000; Strategisk Planering;

    Abstract : Vital societal functions are upheld by public infrastructure. For some time, normative theories describing asset management have disseminated in research and in business. READ MORE