Sökning: "Risk reduction"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 513 uppsatser innehållade orden Risk reduction.

  1. 1. When Traditional Power Structures are Trembling : A qualitative analysis of aid agencies focus on gender roles and contribution to potential changes in those following the earthquakes in Nepal 2015.

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Författare :Elina Hedman; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Disaster; gender; women; vulnerability; humanitarian aid; earthquake; Nepal; empowerment; window of opportunity; double disaster; qualitative content analysis.;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis examines how and to what extent humanitarian aid organizations strategically focus on gender roles following disasters, and how they contribute to potential changes in gender roles. The case selected for the study is Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes where the reports of four international humanitarian aid organizations were examined through a qualitative content analysis. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Risk acceptance in flood affected areas in Nyando, Kenya

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Författare :Viktor Asking; Jonas Nilsson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Risk acceptance; natural hazard; flood; drought; human values; risk perception; risk reduction; Nyando wetlands; Kisumu County; Kenya; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : The area of Nyando wetlands experience floods almost every year due to heavy rainfall in the surrounding highlands. This area is populated, and this thesis aims to understand how the risk acceptance is developed. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Exogena östrogeners påverkan på fisk

    Kandidat-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Författare :Angelica Johansson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :östrogen; fisk; vitellogenin; beteende; intersex;

    Sammanfattning : Fiskars proteiner är snarlika människans vilket gör att de i många fall kan påverkas av samma ämnen som oss. Hormonpreparat, naturliga östrogener och östrogena nedbrytningsprodukter passerar genom reningsverken och hamnar slutligen i vattenmiljön där fiskar exponeras för ämnena. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Skeppsbron ReLinked : a site specific development proposal of a historical quay

    Uppsats för yrkesexamina på avancerad nivå, SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Författare :Konrad Kowalik; [2019]
    Nyckelord :quay; wharf; skeppsbron; skeppsbrokajen; waterfront; historical development; medieval quay; site specific;

    Sammanfattning : Traffic routes and parked vehicles are frequently directed to quays. This urban pattern disrupt and depopulate the unique interface of the city and sea. Research unanimously confirms the causality between new roads and new traffic. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Improving Image Quality in Cardiac Computed Tomography using Deep Learning

    Master-uppsats, Linköpings universitet/Avdelningen för kardiovaskulär medicin

    Författare :David Wajngot; [2019]
    Nyckelord :deep learning; neural network; GAN; cycleGAN; CT; heart; imaging; medical imaging;

    Sammanfattning : Cardiovascular diseases are the largest mortality factor globally, and early diagnosis is essential for a proper medical response. Cardiac computed tomography can be used to acquire images for their diagnosis, but without radiation dose reduction the radiation emitted to the patient becomes a significant risk factor. LÄS MER