Search for dissertations about: "natural Resource management thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 swedish dissertations containing the words natural Resource management thesis.

  1. 1. Industrial Ecology Methods within Engagement Processes for Industrial Resource Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Graham Aid; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Resource Management; Recycling; Stakeholder Participation; Industrial Symbiosis; Construction and Demolition;

    Abstract : The global use of resources such as materials, energy, and water has surpassed sustainable levels by many accounts.  The research presented here was explicitly normative in its aim to improve the understanding of, and make sustainable change toward highly systemic issues of resource management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Aspects of Energy Resource Management

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Tomas Kåberger; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [1999]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Fysik; Physics; energy; electricity; bio-energy; interdisciplinary; resource; value; tax-shift; life-cycle analysis;

    Abstract : Energy resource management requires input from many disciplines. The three first papers in this thesis deals with the use of physical terms in the interdisciplinary process where inputs from different disciplines are handled together. READ MORE

  3. 3. A network perspective on ecosystems, societies and natural resource management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för systemekologi

    Author : Örjan Bodin; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; network; seed dispersal; pollination; natural resource management; lemur catta; social networks; landscape fragmentation; Madagascar; East Africa; fisheries; resilience; co-management; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis employs a network perspective in studying ecosystems and natural resource management. It explores the structural characteristics of social and/or ecological networks and their implications on societies’ and ecosystems’ ability to adapt to change and to cope with disturbances while still maintaining essential functions and structures (i. READ MORE

  4. 4. Social learning in the Anthropocene : Governance of natural resources in human dominated systems

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University

    Author : Björn Nykvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; social learning; multi-level governance; resilience; adaptability; natural resource management; institutions; policy making; impact assessments; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : We live in the Anthropocene – an age where humans dominate natural systems – and there is ample evidence that our current practices degrade the capacity of natural systems to provide us with natural resources. How we, as humans, organize and learn, in communities and among state and other societal actors, constitute a decisive factor for both local management of natural resources and the functioning of the planet Earth. READ MORE

  5. 5. Participation and Planning in the Management of Coastal Resource Conflicts: Case Studies in West Swedish Municipalities

    University dissertation from Inst. för globala studier, avd. för humanekologi, GU

    Author : Andrea Morf; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Empirisk konfliktforskning; Empirical conflict research; Fiske; Fishery; Vattenbruk; Aquaculture; Vatten i natur och samhälle; Water in nature and society; planning; participation; natural resource management; coastal management; conflict management; Bohuslän; Sweden;

    Abstract : There is a growing concern about sustainable management of natural resources in coasal areas, which is expressed in a worldwide debate about integrated coastal management. Physical or territorial planning as a comprehensive approach to territorial management with routine procedures for public participation seems well suited to achieve integration across any administrative sectors, to support local stakeholder participation, and to enhance conflict management in coastal areas. READ MORE