Essays about: "water conservation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 133 essays containing the words water conservation.

  1. 1. Effects of afforestation and crop systems on the water balance in the highlands of Ethiopia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Rebecca Naomi Ter Borg; [2020]
    Keywords : Acacia decurrens; landscape water balance; sediment yield; soil and water conservation; SWAT modelling; water balance partitioning;

    Abstract : In the Upper Blue Nile Basin land use is rapidly changing due to agricultural development and intensification with potential effects on the water availability both up- and downstream. This study is aimed to explore the impact of agricultural land use change on a landscape water balance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conserving water in mixers through nudging : Searching for changes in behaviour, not experience

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Hampus Axols; [2020]
    Keywords : Industrial design engineering; Product design; Water conservation; Decision architecture; Nudging; User experience;

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  3. 3. Hägnutnyttjande och besökarpåverkan på Humboldtpingviner (Spheniscus humboldti) : en observationsstudie på Slottsskogen i Göteborg, Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Victoria Källström; [2020]
    Keywords : Humboldtpingvin; hägnutnyttjande; besökarpåverkan; besökarantal; besökarintensitet; fångenskap; djurpark;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to examine enclosure utilization and visitor effect on the Humboldt penguin at Slottsskogen located in Gothenburg, Sweden in order to use the results to possibly improve welfare for both this flock and other flocks in captivity. The Humboldt penguin is a threatened species and therefor it is of the most importance to work towards conservation and a way to do this is by keeping and letting them reproduce in zoos. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigation of carbon capture technologies for Sävenäs waste-to-energy plant

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Jasmine Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : CCS; flue gas treatment; waste incineration; energy balance; emission abatement;

    Abstract : Carbon capture technologies have the potential to decarbonize the emissions to air from the heat and power sector and contribute to the necessary greenhouse gas emission mitigation in order to meet the Paris Agreement requirements. The energy requirement and ability to retrofit carbon capture units are crucial to convert existing power plants into more environmental benign processes to meet the Swedish national goal of greenhouse gas neutrality at 2045. READ MORE

  5. 5. A feasibility study on rail transportation of paperboard at Tetra Pak

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för teknisk ekonomi och logistik

    Author : Sanjay Mudaliar; Murilo Teldeschi; [2020]
    Keywords : BRI; Mode choice; total logistics cost; service; environment.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The current global trade scenario has a large infrastructural gap, which limits the possibilities for physical distribution of goods among different countries or continents. The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ will be used to close this gap. Tetra Pak being global organisation would like to explore the possibilities of using rail transport in BRI. READ MORE