Search for dissertations about: "Thesis in watershed management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Thesis in watershed management.

  1. 1. Intensifying Agricultural Water Management in the Tropics A cause of water shortage or a source of resilience?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Yihun Dile; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Water harvesting; Climate change; Climate variability; Multi criteria evaluation; SWAT; CN; sub-Saharan Africa; Upper Blue Nile; Lake Tana basin; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Frequent climatic shocks have presented challenges for rainfed agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Appropriate water management practices are among the solutions to the challenges. The role of water harvesting in achieving sustainable agricultural intensification and specified resilience was explored. READ MORE

  2. 2. Road disasters? Modeling and assessment of Swedish roads within crucial climate conditions

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Alireza Nickman; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Road; Flood; Moisture; Temperature; Groundwater; GIS; Uncertainity; Sweden; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : An efficient maintenance of roads to ensure high accessibility and durability of the transport capacity requires an understanding of how the hydrological response depends on both the road and the landscape characteristics. New methods and data were used to identify and explain interaction between roads and surrounding environment and their influence on hydrologic responses both in watershed scale and road-section scale. READ MORE

  3. 3. Forest decline in South Central Ethiopia Extent, history and process

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi

    Author : Gessesse Dessie; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Forest decline; people-forest interaction; boundaries; khat expansion; remote sensing; social survey; south central Ethiopia; Awassa watershed; Wondo Genet; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi; Physical Geography; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : This study presents the extent, history and process of forest decline in Awassa watershed, south central Ethiopia. By combining different data sources such as satellite images, social surveys and historical documents, forest decline is described quantitatively and qualitatively and the main causes behind this process are identified. READ MORE

  4. 4. iWHAM- Integrated water, health and agriculture management : public health implications of integrated watershed management in a tribal area

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Sandeep Nerkar; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; agriculture;

    Abstract : Background: Water scarcity remains a major hurdle in the overall development of tribal people living on hilly terrain, and it is one of the major reasons for their various health problems. Integrated watershed management (IWM) aims to increase water availability and to enhance socio-economic development in such areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Systems Perspectives on Modelling and Managing Future Anthropogenic Emissions in Urban Areas Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Carbon Studies in Stockholm, Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jiechen Wu; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Anthropogenic emissions; Urban development; Future; Substance flow analysis SFA ; DPSIR.;

    Abstract : Managing anthropogenic emissions in urban areas is a major challenge in sustainable environmental development for cities, and future changes and increasing urbanisation may increase this challenge. Systems perspectives have become increasingly important in helping urban managers understand how different changes may alter future emissions and whether current management strategies can efficiently manage these emissions. READ MORE