Search for dissertations about: "Risk map"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words Risk map.

  1. 1. Societal risk and safety management Policy diffusion, management structures and perspectives at the municipal level in Sweden

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Anna Johansson; Karlstads universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; societal risk and safety management; risk management; safety management; safety work; risk governance; policy implementation; planning; injury; accident; risk; safety; security; health; public health; prevention; promotion.; Public Health Science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis investigates risk and safety management at the Swedish local governmentallevel. It sets special focus on municipal implementation of overall international and nationalstrategies and objectives regarding holistic, cross-sectorial and multi-strategic risk and safetywork, and the prevention of accidents and injuries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Back on the map essays on financial markets in the Baltic States

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University, Department of Economics

    Author : Albina Soultanaeva; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : Financial Markets; Time series; GARCH; Asymmetry; News; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract :  This thesis consists of five self-contained papers, which are all related to the financial markets in the three Baltic States, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Paper [I] studies the impact of news from the Moscow and New York stock exchanges on the returns and volatilities of the Baltic States' stock market indices using a time series model that accounts for asymmetries in the conditional mean and variance functions. READ MORE

  3. 3. In silico tools in risk assessment of industrial chemicals in general and non-dioxin-like PCBs in particular

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Mia Stenberg; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Chemometrics; industrial chemicals; in silico tools; molecular descriptors; non-dioxin-like PCBs; partial least-squares PLS ; principal component analysis PCA ; quantitative structure-activity relationship QSAR ; REACH; risk assessment RA ; statistical molecular design; structure-activity relationship SAR ;

    Abstract : Industrial chemicals in European Union produced or imported in volumes above 1 tonne annually, necessitate a registration within REACH. A common problem, concerning these chemicals, is deficient information and lack of data for assessing the hazards posed to human health and the environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rift Valley fever challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the “One Health” approach

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå University

    Author : Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rift Valley fever; Sociocultural practices; Community involvement; Ecological factors; Risk map; Early warning system; Surveillance system; International Health Regulations; and One Health approach.; epidemiologi; Epidemiology; Public health; folkhälsa;

    Abstract : Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an emerging viral zoonosis that causes frequent outbreaks in east Africa and on the Arabian Peninsula. The likelihood of RVF global expansion due to climate change and human anthropogenic factors is an important issue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quantifying pollutant spreading and the risk of water pollution in hydrological catchments A solute travel time-based scenario approach

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University

    Author : Klas Persson; Stockholms universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water pollution; catchment; pollution risk; scenario analysis; uncertainty; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : The research presented in the thesis develops an approach for the estimation and mapping of pollutant spreading in catchments and the associated uncertainty and risk of pollution. The first step in the approach is the quantification and mapping of statistical and geographical distributions of advective solute travel times from pollutant input locations to downstream recipients. READ MORE