Search for dissertations about: "landscape"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 666 swedish dissertations containing the word landscape.

  1. 1. Landscape from space : geographical aspects on scale, regionalization and change detection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Deprtment of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ola Hall; Stockholms universitet.; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Regionalization; Scale; Change detection; Multiscale analysis; Objectspecific analysis; Watershed transformation; Landscape; Satellite data; Geography; Complex systems theory; Fuzzy set theory; Multicriteria-evaluation.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Landscapes are complex systems composed of multiscale hierarchically organized entities that interact within unique spatial and temporal scales. These interactions result in scaledependent spatial patterns that visually change depending upon the scale at which they are observed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Landscape Dynamics Spatial analyses of villages and farms on Gotland AD 200-1700

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Gustaf Svedjemo; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Gotland; Archaeology; History; Historical maps; Roman Iron Age; Migration Period; Middle Ages; Village; Village formation; Farm; Settlement archaeology; Spatial analyses; GIS; Prediction modelling.; Gotland; Arkeologi; Historia; Historiska kartor; Romersk järnålder; Folkvandringstid; By; Bybildning; Gård; Bebyggelsearkeologi; rumsliga analyser; GIS; Geografiska informationssystem; prediktionsmodellering;

    Abstract : This dissertation deals with the long-term dynamics and fluctuations of settlements on Gotland for the period from AD 200 up until early modern times. The settlement structure on Gotland is most often described as very stable and consisting of solitary farms, established in the Iron Age. READ MORE

  3. 3. Network Based Tools and Indicators for Landscape Ecological Assessments, Planning, and Design

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Land and Water Resources Engineering

    Author : Andreas Zetterberg; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Least-cost modeling; Functional connectivity; Environmental planning tool; Resilience; Spatial redundancy; Ecological integrity; Landscape Ecology; Graph Theory; Ecological Network Graphs; Biodiversity; Conservation Biology; Urban Planning; Regional Planning; EIA; SEA; Environmental Assessment; Ecological Indicator; Impact prediction; Habitat suitability; Species distribution; Urban ecology; GIS; Urbanization; Miljöbedömningsverktyg; Landskapsplanering; Resiliens; Ekologisk integritet; Landskapsekologi; Grafteori; Ekologiska nätverk; Biologisk mångfald; Bevarandebiologi; Urban planering; Regional planering; MKB; SMB; Miljöbedömning; Ekologisk indikator; Konsekvensbedömning; Habitatmodellering; GIS; Urbanisering; FORESTRY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES and LANDSCAPE PLANNING Landscape planning Nature conservation and landscape management; SKOGS- och JORDBRUKSVETENSKAP samt LANDSKAPSPLANERING Landskapsplanering Natur- och landskapsvård; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Terrestrial ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Terrestisk ekologi;

    Abstract : Land use change constitutes a primary driving force in shaping social-ecological systems world wide, and its effects reach far beyond the directly impacted areas. Graph based landscape ecological tools have become established as a promising way to efficiently explore and analyze the complex, spatial systems dynamics of ecological networks in physical landscapes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing Landscapes and Persistent Places : An Exploration of the Bjäre Peninsula

    University dissertation from Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Lund University

    Author : Jenny Nord; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; European landscape convention; Bronze Age landscape; landscape archaeology; historic landscape characterisation; place and space; landscape memories; rock-carvings; cupmarks; mortuary monuments; burial mounds; burial cairns; stonesettings; communication; chronology; management issues; cultural biography; intangible values; long term stability; long term change;

    Abstract : Changing Landscapes and Persistent Places is a study of the cultural landscape on the Bjäre peninsula in northwest Skåne. The many Bronze Age remains that give the landscape its distinctive character are the starting point for an attempt to increase our understanding of the historical depth of today’s landscape. READ MORE

  5. 5. Continuous Landscapes in Finite Space : Making Sense of Satellite Images in Social Science

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Anders Wästfelt; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Land use; Landcover; Landscape; Landscape transition; Landscape characterisation; Remote sensed images; Spatial context; Hybrid characterisation; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : Questions of landscape values connected to agriculture and environment are always related to local land use. In order to study land use it is necessary to understand the intentions of the users as well as the conditions for land use in a specific landscape. READ MORE