Search for dissertations about: "Applied Environmental Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 363 swedish dissertations containing the words Applied Environmental Science.

  1. 1. Innovation Processes and Environmental Planning Science and Technology Policies in a Regional Context

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Katarina Larsen; KTH.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Innovation; environmental planning; science and technology parks; strategic environmental research; environmental procurement; futures studies; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The understanding of environmental change and how it is influenced by innovation processes and advances in science and technology is multifaceted given the inherent uncertainty of the pace and direction of technology change, but also given the limits to anticipate future environmental effects of new technology.The doctoral thesis is organised in two parts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Conjoint analysis as a tool for communication and corporate environmental decision-making

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Stina Alriksson; Högskolan i Kalmar.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; conjoint analysis; PLS; Cluster analysis; Communication; Environmental; Decision-making; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Conjoint analysis has been used extensively in marketing, transportation and healthcare for the past 50 years. Since the mid-1990s, it has also been applied to an increasing number of environmental issues. In this thesis, conjoint analysis is applied to environmental objectives of the Swedish steel industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental preferences among steel stakeholders

    University dissertation from Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Stina Alriksson; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; conjoint analysis; environmental communication; focus group; light weighting; PLS; preferences; Q-methodology; risk perception; steel; stakeholders; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : Emissions of carbon dioxide, dioxins, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter as well as use of non-renewable resources and energy are some important sustainability challenges for the Swedish steel industry. Much effort has been made, mainly by technical solutions, which to a high degree have decreased the emissions during the last 30 years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Bed filters for phosphorus removal in on-site wastewater treatment Removal mechanisms and sustainability

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

    Author : David Eveborn; KTH.; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; On-site wastewater treatment; Eutrophication; Environmental impact assessment; Phosphorus removal mechanisms; Soil infiltration; Reactive bed filters; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik; FORESTRY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES and LANDSCAPE PLANNING Soil science Soil chemistry; SKOGS- och JORDBRUKSVETENSKAP samt LANDSKAPSPLANERING Markvetenskap Markkemi;

    Abstract : For many surface waters, phosphorus (P) leaching is a serious problem that should be minimized to prevent eutrophication. In Sweden there is a demand for physical and technical development of high-performance P removal techniques to reduce phosphorus leaching from on-site wastewater treatment systems to the Baltic Sea. READ MORE

  5. 5. Actors at the interface between socio-technical and ecological systems: Analytical starting point for identifying mitigation possibilities in the case of on-site sewage systems

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Are Wallin; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Eutrophication; homeowners; wastewater treatment systems; interface-actors; problem-structuring approach;

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