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Langer, Jannis (author)
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) is a renewable energy technology which could help tropical countries worldwide in their shift from conventional to sustainable energy systems. But despite a practicable global potential of 4.4 TW as well as benefits like continuous operation and wide-ranged scalability, OTEC's contribution to the energy...
master thesis 2018
Reyes, Maria F. (author), Petricic, Aleksandar (author), Trifunovic, Nemanja (author), Sharma, Saroj (author), Kennedy, M.D. (author)
Lately, due to overutilization of scarce natural resources such as water, tourist islands have been severely threatened. This is also the case in Santa Cruz Island, the main inhabited island of the Galápagos Archipelago. Therefore, a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) was carried out with the aim of mitigating the future water crisis....
journal article 2018
Pearson, S.G. (author)
Low-lying tropical islands are highly vulnerable to the effects of sea-level rise and climate change. Most pressing is the threat posed to their fresh water supplies by wave-induced flooding. This thesis attempts to generalize previous site-specific studies of flooding on coral atolls and apply it in a framework that can be used for early...
master thesis 2016