Sökning: "geographical information systems"

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  1. 1. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

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

    Författare :Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Nyckelord :geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

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

    Författare :Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Nyckelord :yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Orð Víkinganna. The level and scale of literacy in the Viking World : The cases of Birka and Sigtuna.

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Författare :Themistoklis Zacharopoulos; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Viking Age; Sweden; literacy; Birka; Sigtuna; runes; inscriptions; styli; writing tools; GIS; archaeolinguistics; archaeological research; Vikingatiden; Sverige; läs och skrivkunnighet; Birka; Sigtuna; runor; inskriptioner; styli; skrivverktyg; GIS; arkeolingvistik; arkeologisk forskning;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to study the level and scale of literacy as it expanded in Viking towns during the 8th-12th century. In order to get an understanding of this spread, I have worked with two case-studies of Viking towns, as they were founded and prospered during and by the end of the Viking Age in Sweden; the town of Birka located in Björkö Island in Lake Mälaren, and the town of Sigtuna located in the province of Uppland, in central Sweden. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Considering future precipitation in delineation locations for water storage systems - Case study Sri Lanka

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

    Författare :Kanchana Bandaranayake; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Geography; Geographical Information Systems; Physical Geography; Locating new water resources; Water scarcity; Consideration of climatic changes; Future precipitation; Pairwise comparison; Sri Lanka; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Demand for the usable water is accumulating globally in parallel with the population growth and the industrial revolution. Nevertheless, availability and accessibility of the usable water is progressively subsiding due to many environmental and socio-economic reasons. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Remote sensing analysis of land cover/use conditions of community-based wildlife conservation areas in Tanzania

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

    Författare :Kharid Mwakoba; [2021]
    Nyckelord :geography; Geographical Information Systems; GIS; remote sensing; wildlife management area; Tanzania; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Community based approaches to conservation in the developing world have generally been criticized for not meeting their goals of sustainable conservation and local development. Inadequate local participation and inequitable benefits sharing among others are some of the major concerns. LÄS MER