Sökning: "disaster area"

Visar resultat 16 - 20 av 93 uppsatser innehållade orden disaster area.

  1. 16. Consequences of a flood in Kristianstad, Sweden : a GIS-based analysis of impacts on important societal functions

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Författare :Jonas Sjögren; [2017]
    Nyckelord :important societal functions; Hammarslund Barrier Failure; flood consequences; flood risk analysis; physical geography; geography; Geographical Information Systems; Kristianstad; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : According to a recent report from the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, the city of Kristianstad is considered as one of the most vulnerable in Sweden regarding consequences of a flood. Being protected by a barrier system, a failure would most likely have serious impact on the city. LÄS MER

  2. 17. Climate change impacts on water resources of the Ganges : Suitable adaptation options for agriculture in the Indian-Himalayan region

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Författare :Hedvig Winther; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Climate change; water flows; Indian-Himalayan region; Ganges; adaptation; hydro-climatic modelling; stakeholder participatory methods; Klimatförändringar; vattenflöden; Indiska Himalaya; Ganges; anpassning; hydroklimatisk modellering; intressentdeltagande metoder;

    Sammanfattning : Climate change is affecting several environmental factors and together with socio-economic changes put high pressure on water resources. Climate change manifest itself through increasing temperatures and changes in precipitation patterns and intensities, with knock-on effects on hydrologically-relevant parameters such as water flows, evapotranspiration rates, glacial melt etcetera, all of which have already been observed in the recent past and are predicted to continue in the future. LÄS MER

  3. 18. Why do people live in high-risks areas? - A field study in Samar, Philippines.

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet; Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Författare :Samuel Gren; Simon Helander; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Risk; risk perception; disaster; hazard; vulnerability; DRR; typhoon; tsunami; earthquake; Philippines; Samar; DRR education; Plan International; SIDA; grounded theory; risk based land use planning.; Technology and Engineering;

    Sammanfattning : The Philippines are constantly challenged by the forces of nature. Typhoons make landfall on a yearly basis, making the island of Samar a disaster-prone area. This qualitative field study examines the risk perception of inhabitants and why they do live in this high-risk area. LÄS MER

  4. 19. En konceptuell design avtransportflygplan : En studie inom över- och underljudstransporter

    Kandidat-uppsats, KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI); KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Författare :Rikard Siljeströmer; Elliot Hallin; [2017]
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    Sammanfattning : The aim of this report is to design a transport aircraft capable of carrying supplies for 5 000 people, to last for a week, from anywhere in Europe to the equator. The design process is to be based on existing procedures that are being used by the aviation industries. LÄS MER

  5. 20. Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems for Flood Risk Mapping and Near Real-time Flooding Extent Assessment in the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Geoinformatik

    Författare :Priscilla Adjei-Darko; [2017]
    Nyckelord :Natural disasters; Floods; Remote sensing; Geographic information system;

    Sammanfattning : Disasters, whether natural or man-made have become an issue of mounting concern all over the world. Natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes, landslides, cyclones, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions are yearly phenomena that have devastating effect on infrastructure and property and in most cases, results in the loss of human life. LÄS MER