Essays about: "water source."

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  1. 1. Optimisation of Run of River Production Forecasting Using Aiolos Forecast Studio

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Amer Al-Qes; [2020]
    Keywords : Run of river hydropower plants; power production forecasting; Aiolos forecast studio; model accuracy assessment analysis and power market.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Hydropower is simply the largest source of renewable energy in the Nordic countries, where It compose around 90% of power production in Iceland, 70% in Norway, 40% in Sweden and 20% in Finland. Mountainous terrain and abundance in the surface water is a significant contributing factor in hydropower production. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Lead (Pb) Mass-Balance Budget for a Dry Periglacial Catchment in West Greenland : Discussing the fate of pollutant Pb

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Andreas Nylund; [2020]
    Keywords : Lead mass-balance budget; Dry periglacial landscape; Whole catchment; Pollution; Climate change;

    Abstract : Lead (Pb), occurs both naturally and as a pollutant in Arctic landscape systems. The ongoing climate change, especially pronounced in the Arctic, changes the premises for Pb transport and mobility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Re-thinking green roof design : The prospect of a carbon sink structure investigated through a life cycle cost-benefit analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Aziliz Le Rouzo; [2020]
    Keywords : Carbon Footprint; Green Roof Design; Carbon Sink; Cost-Effectiveness; Life cycle Cost-Benefit Analysis; Green Roofs; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Green Roofs (GRs) have been used worldwide as a solution for greening cities, while providing useful services to society such as storm water management, improved air quality, energy savings, and increased biodiversity, to name a few. However, the environmental impact of their structure has been understudied, and more importantly, the carbon cost related to the use of materials that have a high carbon footprint has received little to no attention. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modelling of aquifer on Ingarö island : A Steady-State model

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Magnus Dahlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : GMS; MODFLOW; GIS; RCP; climate change; archipelago; esker; glaciofluvial soil;

    Abstract : Värmdö municipality, in the archipelago of Stockholm, has one of Sweden’s fastest growing populations and is a popular location for tourism and summer houses. This puts a lot of pressure on groundwater reservoirs and will likely be even more strained in the future as the climate continues to heat up due to anthropogenic activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development and tests of SONAR array for underwater communication

    University essay from KTH/Marina system

    Author : Marcus Hellman; [2020]
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    Abstract : Water covers about 70 % of Earth’s surface. Most of the water is located in the ocean’s, which have an average depth of almost 3700 meters. This implies that there is a multitude of phenomena to investigate and discover. But due to human limitations other methods and tools need to be considered in order to investigate the depths. READ MORE