Sökning: "Arctic"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 475 uppsatser innehållade ordet Arctic.

  1. 1. Insights Into Wind Profile Characteristics in the Arctic Marine Boundary Layer

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten- och landskapslära

    Författare :Charlotte Sophie Gausa; [2024]
    Nyckelord :Arctic; wind profile power law; MOST; boundary layer; low level jets; sea ice; vindprofil; Arktis; gränsskikt; vindenergi; låghöjdsvindar; havsis;

    Sammanfattning : The atmospheric boundary layer in the Arctic is essential for the understanding of climate change and improving regional weather prediction. The aim of this study is to investigate to which degree wind speed profiles retrieved in the Arctic agree with well known wind profile concepts and understand which local impact factors influence the wind speed profile. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Norra polcirkelns uppvärmning och ännu varmare maktkapplöpning

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Ulf Liljedahl; [2024]
    Nyckelord :Klimatförändringar; Arktis; Geopolitik; Internationella relationer; Realism; Liberalism; The Arctic five; Law and Political Science;

    Sammanfattning : Today the climate in the arctic regions are changing at a rapid rate, faster than any speed previously recorded in human history but how is it impacting the geopolitical situation in these regions? New territory is being created by the ice melting and new natural resources are being found, how can this impact the current situation? This study looks at and discusses the current geopolitical situation in the Arctic using two theories from international relations, realism and liberalism and how the situation can develop using these theories. From a realist standpoint it is a balance of power held in check primarily by nuclear weapons. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Securing the Arctic : An analysis of Sweden's construction of security in the Arctic (2020-2023)

    Master-uppsats, Försvarshögskolan

    Författare :Lovisa Sand; [2024]
    Nyckelord :Arctic; securitization; Sweden; Arctic security;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines how the Arctic region is portrayed and constructed as a security matter within Swedish state discourses from 2020 to 2023. Focused on the escalating geopolitical significance and the transformative impact of climate change in the Arctic, the thesis scrutinizes Sweden's portrayal of security in the region. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The Polar Bear and the Ice Dragon : Examining Russia's Foreign Policy Towards China in the Arctic

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutet för Rysslands- och Eurasienstudier

    Författare :Bartlomiej Mancewicz; [2024]
    Nyckelord :Arctic; Russia; China; think tanks; foreign policy; IR; constructivism; content analysis;

    Sammanfattning : The Arctic is a region which has been historically and is contemporary important for Russia. The Arctic is a matter of concern not only for the states bordering it but has also garnered attention from China. It demonstrated its interest by releasing its policy on the region for the first time in 2018. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Friktionsegenskaper hos snö och is

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på grundnivå, Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för teknikvetenskap och matematik

    Författare :Axel Ohrmér; [2024]
    Nyckelord :Friction; Friktion;

    Sammanfattning : Every year in the Nordic countries we are affected by winter road conditions. The roadsbecome unpredictable and many traffic accidents occur. This report aims to study thefriction on snow and ice and see how it is affected by different temperatures and surfaces. LÄS MER