Essays about: "water scarcity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 131 essays containing the words water scarcity.

  1. 1. Recurring Slope Lineae on the Northern Hemisphere of Mars: an investigation into the new candidate sites

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Andreas Eriksson; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Recurring Slope Lineae; RSL; Mars; HiRISE; Candidate sites; GIS; Northern hemisphere;

    Abstract : Recurring Slope Lineae (RSL), are dark markings found on slopes with a steepness of 25°-45°. Their width is between 0.5-5 m but they can become hundreds of meters long. They growincrementally during warm seasons; fade during cold seasons and appear again the followingMars year. READ MORE

  2. 2. The environment of conflict. A quantitative analysis of the link between water scarcity, non-state conflict and the quality of government in Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Monica Berenji; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Freshwater resources; water scarcity; non-state conflict; impartiality; corruption;

    Abstract : Environmental security has been diligently examined in previous research on both subnational and multinational levels and have not found consensus on the contributing factors for why and how environmental conflict occurs. This thesis aims to contribute to this strand of research, more specifically asking if water scarcities effect the number of non- state conflicts in Africa, depending on the quality of governments. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women and water scarcity in Botswana: Challenges and strategies in Kweneng District -The case study of Gakuto Village

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Monicah Tshabatau; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; water scarcity; water access; sanitation; adaptation strategies; vulnerability;

    Abstract : The purpose of the paper is to examine how water scarcity affects women in Gakuto and strategies they use to adapt to water scarcity. Water is a basic necessity and a requirement for all according to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Botswana is one of the countries faced with water scarcity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Considering future precipitation in delineation locations for water storage systems - Case study Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kanchana Bandaranayake; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; Geographical Information Systems; Physical Geography; Locating new water resources; Water scarcity; Consideration of climatic changes; Future precipitation; Pairwise comparison; Sri Lanka; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Demand for the usable water is accumulating globally in parallel with the population growth and the industrial revolution. Nevertheless, availability and accessibility of the usable water is progressively subsiding due to many environmental and socio-economic reasons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Increasing forest mortality and its drivers: Simulating central European forests under climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Marieke Scheel; [2021]
    Keywords : forest mortality; central Europe; competition; CO2; temperature; precipitation; DVM; LPJ-GUESS; simulation; reproducing data; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Increasing tree growth and mortality rates in Europe are still poorly understood and have been attributed to a variety of drivers. This study aimed to relate increasing forest mortality rates in six central European countries to climate drivers (CO2 concentration, temperature and precipitation) from 1985-2015, using a process-based vegetation model. READ MORE