Search for dissertations about: "rainfall change"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 swedish dissertations containing the words rainfall change.

  1. 1. Climate Change Effects on Rainfall and Management of Urban Flooding

    Author : Arun Rana; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Climate Change; Extreme Events; Intensive Rainfall; Urban Drainage; Intensity-Duration-Frequency; Statistical analysis; Flood Management;

    Abstract : Flooding in urban basins is intensifying due to increasing urbanization and climate change and variability. This thesis presents how the effects of climate change and high-intensive rainfall on the urban drainage system and management of flooding in urban areas of were studied in Mumbai, India and Southern Sweden, including Skåne and Gothenburg. READ MORE

  2. 2. On Sahelian-Sudan rainfall and its moisture sources

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University

    Author : Abubakr A. M. Salih; Qiong Zhang; Michael Tjernström; Alessandra Giannini; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sudan; Sahel; rainfall; land use; deforestation; moisture sources; moisture transport; Lagrangian; moisture tagging; regional model; climate modeling; Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography; atmosfärvetenskap och oceanografi;

    Abstract : The African Sahel is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate variability at different time scales. It is an arid to semi-arid region with limited water resources. The summer rainfall is one of these sources, but it exhibits pronounced interannual variability. This thesis presents several aspects of Sahelian Sudan rainfall. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Eva Mörk; Niklas Bengtsson; Karl Moene; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rainfall variability, soils and land use changes in the Ethiopian highlands

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics

    Author : Staffan Rosell; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; rainfall change; soil productivity; tef; land-use changes; South Wollo; water harvesting;

    Abstract : Most farmers in the Ethiopian highlands are dependent on rain-fed agriculture. The indigenous cereal tef is the most important crop for the farmers in the highlands. The central highland is an environmentally fragile area and a marginal area of Ethiopia with a recurring problem for the farmers to sustain an adequate agricultural production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Road structures under climate and land use change Bridging the gap between science and application

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Zahra Kalantari; Folkeson Lennart; Nachtnebel Hans-Peter; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adaptation; extreme rainfall events; runoff; land use; climate change; flood hazard; SRA - Transport; SRA - Transport; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur; Järnvägsgruppen - Infrastruktur;

    Abstract : Future changes in climate and land use are likely to affect catchment hydrological responses and consequently influence the amount of runoff reaching roads. Blockages and damage to under-dimensioned infrastructure can be extremely costly for the regions affected. READ MORE