Sökning: "Heatwave"

Hittade 5 uppsatser innehållade ordet Heatwave.

  1. 1. Heat - an invisible hazard : perceived effects of the 2019 heatwave on construction workers in the Netherlands

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Författare :Sanja Kandic; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Occupational safety and health; heatwaves; Netherlands; construction; climate vulnerability; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Global climate change has brought more frequent and severe heatwaves which affect all areas of human life. Occupational safety and health of construction workers is one of the most severely affected areas in Asia and Africa, but also Europe. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Vårdboendens kamp i värmen

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Författare :Jennifer Bärgård; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Heatwave; Nursing home; Climate adaptation; Elder; Heatstroke; Medicine and Health Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : In Sweden, a phenomenon that is becoming more problematic is heatwaves. The summer of 2018 was one of the warmest summers recorded and the need for adaptive measures against the negative effects has never been more urgent. One municipality that are looking for how to handle this is Helsingborg’s municipality. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Fire Ban Approved Outdoor Stove.

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Författare :FRITIOF LEMBKE; ANNA SÖDERBAUM; [2019]
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    Sammanfattning : The extreme heatwave and draught summer 2018 led to extensive fire bans in Sweden, limiting the outdoor cooking possibilities. All equipment with an open flame were forbidden to use. Unfortunately, the trend of increasing temperatures and under average rainfall seems to stay, and not only in Sweden. LÄS MER

  4. 4. IR-teknik som hjälpmedel vid brandbekämpning

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Författare :Albin Gudmundsson; Pontus Studahl; [2015]
    Nyckelord :Infraröd; IR-kamera; brandbekämpning; takfotsventilation; emissionsförmåga; reflektionsförmåga; våglängd; övertändning; syrekontrollerad; skärsläckare; räddningsledare; räddningstjänst; brandman; värmevåg; termisk tröghet; Infrared; IR camera; firefighting; roof ventilation; eaves; emissivity; reflectivity; wave length; cutting extinguisher; firefighter; flashover; fire service; thermal inertia; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : The aim of this report is to increase the knowledge about the use of infrared cameras within fire services. A construction made up of several different types of walls and ceilings was built and used in a large scale fire test. The actual temperature was measured with thermocouples and compared to the temperature given by infrared cameras. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Hantering, sårbarheter & anpassning till ett föränderligt klimat i Lunds kommun

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Författare :Emelie Widerberg; [2015]
    Nyckelord :klimatanpassning; Lunds kommun; regn; vind; snö och kyla; värme och torka; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Cities over time have become more prone to climate related risks and there is a consensus regarding a need to adapt to climate change. The vulnerabilities to weather events are different in every city and depend on preconditions i.e. exposure and management of risks. LÄS MER