Search for dissertations about: "NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences"

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  1. 1. Learning-by-modeling Novel Computational Approaches for Exploring the Dynamics of Learning and Self-governance in Social-ecological Systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Emilie Lindkvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Complex adaptive systems; Renewable resources; Adaptive management; Small-scale fisheries; Artificial intelligence; Reinforcement learning; Agent-based modeling; agent-baserade modeller; artificiell intelligens; social-ekologiska system; komplexa adaptiva system; förnyelsebara naturresurser; adaptiv förvaltning; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : As a consequence of global environmental change, sustainable management and governance of natural resources face critical challenges, such as dealing with non-linear dynamics, increased resource variability, and uncertainty. This thesis seeks to address some of these challenges by using simulation models. READ MORE

  2. 2. HOUSE MASTER SCHOOL: Career Model for Education and Training in Integrated and Sustainable Conservation of Built Environments

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Erika Johansson; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bebyggelseforskning; Settlement studies; Historisk-filosofiska ämnen; History and philosophy subjects; Miljökemi; Environmental chemistry; Socialvetenskap; Social sciences; Arbetsmarknadsforskning; Labour market research; Europeiskt forskningssamarbete; European research cooperation; Forskning om offentlig sektor; Public sector research; Forskningspolitik; Research policy; Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Civil engineering and architecture; Kulturarv och kulturproduktion; Cultural heritage and cultural production; integrated conservation; systemic approach; sustainable development; action research; transdisciplinary case study research; educational systems design; construction; education; training; lifelong learning; career and workforce development; Education for Sustainable Development ESD ; crafts; craftsmanship training; sustainability science; socio-ecological approach; triple helix; organizational learning; community action;

    Abstract : Based on a participatory action research methodology and approach (AR), this dissertation explores the core theoretical problems and opportunities of education and learning for sustainable development (ESD) within the cross-disciplinary area of integrated and sustainable conservation of built environments. The main purpose has been to develop an epistemological framework for integrated lifelong learning, ethics and advanced research (R&D) and to provide a new sustainable education and career model for the field to be applied in the Dalecarlia region and on a national level within the Swedish construction industry at large; i. READ MORE

  3. 3. Observing Sea Level Using Reflected Global Navigation Satellite System Signals

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Johan Löfgren; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Geovetenskap; Earth sciences; Övrig geovetenskap; Other earth sciences; Teknisk fysik; Engineering physics; Övrig teknisk fysik; Other engineering physics; Global Navigation Satellite Systems; reflected signals; sea-level monitoring; tide gauge; ocean tides;

    Abstract : Sea-level rise due to global warming is predicted to have a large impact on human society, especially for populations living in coastal regions and on islands. It is therefore of great importance to monitor the sea level and to increase the understanding of the local hydrodynamic and meteorological responses to a global sea-level rise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability for Whom? The Politics of Imagining Environmental Change in Education

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Hanna Sjögren; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Environmental humanities; feminist theory; philosophy of education; posthumanities; teacher education; human-animal studies; sustainability; sustainable development; post-politics; social imaginaries; Humanistiska miljöstudier; feministisk teori; utbildningsfilosofi; posthumaniora; lärarutbildning; människa-djur-studier; hållbarhet; hållbar utveckling; postpolitik; imaginärer;

    Abstract : Global initiatives regarding environmental change have increasingly become part of political agendas and of our collective imagination. In order to form sustainable societies, education is considered crucial by organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Sustainability of Biomass for Energy and the Governance Thereof

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Oskar Englund; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bioenergy; biomass production; sustainability; land use; governance; certification; environmental legislation; biodiversity; ecosystem services; biomass resources; GIS; spatial modelling;

    Abstract : Due to concerns about climate change, energy security, and resource scarcity, non- renewable resources are increasingly being displaced by biomass. As with most human activities, the production of biobased products can be associated with negative impacts. Primarily, this relates to the biomass supply systems, i.e. READ MORE