Sökning: "urban disasters"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 15 uppsatser innehållade orden urban disasters.

  1. 1. Food for Change: Exploring rural-urban linkages among youth in Guatemala

    Magister-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Clara Axblad; [2018]
    Nyckelord :agriculture; communication; consumption; development; food; urbanization; Guatemala; rural-urban linkages;

    Sammanfattning : As the world grapples with increasing urbanization, population growth, climate change and depleting natural resources, there is an increased recognition that more food will have to be produced with fewer resources while food consumption has to shift rapidly towards more sustainable patterns. Meanwhile, although many are willing to work in and innovate agricultural practices, young people in rural areas still struggle to access the resources needed to be part of this shift, not to mention to make a living. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Att få en plats på kartan : En etnologisk studie av skogsbranden i Västmanland 2014

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Författare :Julia Litborn; [2017]
    Nyckelord :forest fire; Västmanland; ethnology; Fagersta; Norberg; Surahammar; Sala; fenomenology; Foucault; power; memory; place; space; landscape; multilocality; discourse; Virsbo; Surahammar; rescue operations; crisis management; infrastructure; rural; urban; resources; diversity; Skogsbranden i Västmanland; Salabranden; etnologi; skogsbrand; Virsbobranden; Hälleskogsbrännan; Öjesjöbrännan; brand; Fagersta; Norberg; Surahammar; Sala; fenomenologi; Foucault; makt; minne; place; space; plats; rum; landskap; multilokalitet; diskurs; överlokal; Virsbo; Surahammar; Länsstyrelsen i Västmanlands län; bildspråk; liknelser; urban; urbanitet; landsbygd; glesbygd; lokal; lokala; tillhörighet; kultur; identitet; krishantering; räddningsinsats; infrastruktur; resurser; mångfald;

    Sammanfattning : The forest fire of Västmanland in 2014 had a significant cultural impact on local communities. Research is warranted to better understand the impact and process of recovery after natural disasters, as well as to discover how underlying political and cultural structures affect rescue and recovery. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Urbanism in the making : A handbook of survival

    Magister-uppsats, KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Författare :Vasilios Ingvar Raptis; [2017]
    Nyckelord :urbanism; theories; definition; typologies; history; urbanization; industrialization; future;

    Sammanfattning : Urbanization is increasing uncontrollably with accelerating speed and the problems this is causing can be seen at the symptoms they produce. Gentrification, sprawl, slums, ecological disasters, psychological effects on people are some of many problems having to do with cities. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Flood vulnerability analysis for inland medium-sized cities: Guang’an as an example

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Geoinformatik

    Författare :Ting Liang; [2017]
    Nyckelord :GIS; socio-ecological system; flood vulnerability;

    Sammanfattning : Vulnerability studies look into the impact of hazard events on socio-ecological systems. Socio-ecological vulnerability is a very complex subject because it is not only a technical matter but also a social problem. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Spatial wireless connectivity prediction for mobile robots

    Master-uppsats, KTH/Skolan för datavetenskap och kommunikation (CSC)

    Författare :Mengchan Li; [2016]
    Nyckelord :RSS prediction; mobile robots; RSS gradient; wireless prediction;

    Sammanfattning : Mobile robots, either autonomous or tele-operated have the potential of assisting humans in various situations such as during natural disasters, Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) efforts, and in Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD). These robots need steady wireless connectivity with their base station for control and communication. LÄS MER