Search for dissertations about: "envi-met"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word envi-met.

  1. 1. Urban microclimate and surface hydrometeorological processes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Christer Jansson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; CoupModel; ENVI-met; roughness sub-layer; urban heat island; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi;

    Abstract : The urban near surface atmosphere is of great concern since it affects the climate to which an increasing amount of people are immediately exposed. This study investigated the microclimate in central Stockholm in terms of the thermal conditions in the 0-2. READ MORE

  2. 2. Revisiting the urban block in the light of climate change : A case study of Budapest

    University dissertation from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

    Author : Csilla V Gál; [2014]

    Abstract : Since the beginning of the twentieth century, the urban block configuration of free-standing buildings has been deemed superior to other built forms, as it provided the necessities of modern healthy living: sunlight and fresh air. In light of climate change, the dissertation aims to reevaluate these long held beliefs and to reintroduce microclimate as an urban design consideration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban Design and Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Warm Climates. Studies in Fez and Colombo

    University dissertation from Housing development & management

    Author : Erik Johansson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; marklära; geomorfologi; Fysisk geografi; climatology; cartography; pedology; geomorphology; Physical geography; Urban planning; Urban design; Urban climate; Tropical areas; Thermal comfort; Sri Lanka; Planning regulations; Morocco; Microclimates; Land-use; Fez; Humid tropics; Colombo; Developing countries; Climatic design; Climate; Arid zones; Built environment; Physical planning; kartografi; klimatologi; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering; Fysisk planering;

    Abstract : In many developing tropical countries, rapid urban growth leads to several problems, including increased thermal stress. This has negative consequences for people's health and well-being, and affects social and commercial outdoor activities negatively. READ MORE

  4. 4. The hidden landscape : on fine-scale green structure and its role regulating ecosystem services in the urban environment

    University dissertation from ; Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Johanna Deak Sjöman; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]

    Abstract : The thesis investigates and highlights the role of fine scale green structure in the urban landscape with regards to the regulating ecosystem services of runoff mitigation, wind speed regulation and modification to mean radiant temperatures. The analysis was based on case studies in southern Sweden, projecting from a flooding incident in the Höjeå river catchment in 2007 and the current seafront development of Lomma Harbour and similar schemes in the Öresund region. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Moohammed Wasim Yahia; [2014]
    Keywords : 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