Search for dissertations about: "arid regions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words arid regions.

  1. 1. Potential Use of Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage System in Arid Regions

    Author : Qais Al-Madhlom; Jan Laue; Nadhir Al-Ansari; Sabbar Abdullah Saleh; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Aquifer thermal energy storage system; ATES; site selection; seepage velocity; aquifer vulnerability; DRASTIC; arid regions; ArcMap GIS.; Geoteknik; Soil Mechanics;

    Abstract : After the Oil Crises in 1973, which meant higher energy costs, the world started to look for other sources of energy. This led to the development of renewable energy techniques. Because of the intermittent nature of renewable energy, storage systems were also developed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Soil Salinity and Crop Yield at El-Salam Canal Area, Egypt

    Author : Yasser Hamed Abd El Mageed; Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; El-Salam Canal; Egypt; Salinity; Crop yield; Arid;

    Abstract : Soil salinity and solute movements through the soil are considered the most important challenge facing agriculture in Arid and Semiarid regions (e.g., Egypt). READ MORE

  3. 3. Microclimate and Thermal Comfort of Urban Spaces in Hot Dry Damascus- Influence of urban design and planning regulations

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Arid zones; Damascus; Hot dry regions; Thermal indices; Urban climate; Built environment; Microclimate; Urban design; Climate; Climatic design; Planning regulations; Thermal comfort; Urban planning;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to develop better understanding of the relationship between microclimate and urban design in the hot dry city of Damascus. This is done by studying the impact of urban regulations on microclimate in different urban design patterns in modern Damascus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Better Urban Spaces in Harmony with Microclimate: Urban design and planning regulations in hot dry Damascus, Syria

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; Boende och Bostadsutveckling; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Architecture; Arid zones; Built environment; Climate; Climatic design; Damascus; Hot dry regions; Landscape elements; Microclimate; Planning regulations; Thermal comfort; Thermal indices; Urban climate; Urban design; Urban planning;

    Abstract : This research is an attempt to develop further understanding of the relationship between microclimate, thermal comfort, urban design and outdoor space users in the hot dry city of Damascus. This is done by studying the impact of urban regulations on microclimate in different urban design patterns in Damascus. READ MORE

  5. 5. Satellite remote sensing of primary production in semi-arid Africa

    Author : Martin Sjöström; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; remote sensing; primary production; vegetation index; savanna; grassland;

    Abstract : With the challenges Africa faces with respect to the predicted warming due to climate change, the continents role in the global carbon cycle has been increasingly recognized. Earth observing satellites have played a significant role in the study of vegetation, particularly in Africa where climate stations are sparse. READ MORE