Essays about: "vulnerability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 717 essays containing the word vulnerability.

  1. 1. Design of high performance buildings : Vulnerability of buildings to climate change from an energy perspective

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Robin Gobert; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate Change; High Performance Buildings; Dynamic Thermal Simulations; Thermal Regulation; Environmental Regulation; Cooling Needs; Heating Needs; Representative Data; Big Data; Clustering;

    Abstract : The challenge of climate change is twofold: to mitigate (prevent) the causes of climate change and to prepare (adapt) to the inevitable effects and consequences. Building and construction are key sectors for decarbonisation (mitigation). READ MORE

  2. 2. Integrating Trust-Based Adaptive Security Framework with Risk Mitigation to enhance SaaS User Identity and Access Control based on User Behavior

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Johnson Akpotor Scott; [2022]
    Keywords : Risk Assessment; Security countermeasure; Risk Management; Risk Mitigation; Adaptive Security Controls; Threats; Risk; Vulnerabilities; User Behavior Trust Degree; User Behavior Risk Rating; Policy Decision Point; Policy Enforcement Point; User Behavior Trust Model; Adaptive Security Architecture; SaaS; Public Cloud.;

    Abstract : In recent years, the emerging trends in cloud computing technologies have given rise to different computing services through the Internet. Organizations across the globe have seized this opportunity as a critical business driver for computing resource access and utilities that will indeed support significant business operations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water mapping in Scots pine stands after thinning

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Michalina Maria Grabowska; [2022]
    Keywords : Scots pine; Pinus sylvestris; drought; thinning; root system; water uptake; heavy water;

    Abstract : Climate change is an ongoing issue in various fields, including forestry. More frequent and severe droughts have been already noted around the world, also in Europe. Visible reduction in available water in forests has adverse consequences such as increased tree mortality, higher vulnerability and smaller growth. READ MORE

  4. 4. The influence of climate, population density, tree species and land cover on fire pattern in mainland Portugal

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Luis Gomes; [2022]
    Keywords : GIS; forest fires; burnt Area; characteristic fire size; spatial analysis; mainland Portugal; FWI; Eucalyptus globulus; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Forest fires in mainland Portugal are becoming more extreme, resulting in increasingly larger burnt areas and tragic human fatalities, as was shown by the 2017 fires. Research shows that there are many natural factors contributing to such fire vulnerability conditions, such as climate, fuel continuity, forest structure, tree species types, amongst others, that are intertwined with anthropic factors than can intensity the fire vulnerability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Refugee girls’ education lost in transit : A qualitative case study on refugee adolescent girls’ education in transit countries during covid-19.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Layla Hassan Lunge; [2022]
    Keywords : Refugee girls; Covid-19; Education; Transit countries; Gender parity; Inequality;

    Abstract : Education for refugee adolescent girls has faced formidable barriers in transit countries during Covid-19. This thesis is a qualitative case study of the effects of Covid-19 on refugee adolescent girls' education in a transit country (Egypt). READ MORE