Search for dissertations about: "natural Resource management thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 192 swedish dissertations containing the words natural Resource management thesis.

  1. 1. Towards a Sustainable Resource Management A Broader Systems Approach to Product Design and Waste Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Resource Management; Product Design; Waste Management Challenges; Systems Thinking; Sustainability Science; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Rapid economic growth, urbanisation and increasing population have caused (materially intensive) resource consumption to increase, and consequently the release of large amounts of waste to the environment. Numerous technological and operational approaches to resource management have been introduced throughout the system of production, consumption and waste management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Waste Management Challenges to Sustainable Global Physical Resource Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Jagdeep Singh; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Sustainable global physical resource management; global waste management; systems thinking; life cycle thinking; planning framework; global environmental justice; circular economy; Industriell ekologi; Industrial Ecology;

    Abstract : Current physical resource management (PRM) was investigated in a global perspective in this thesis, to gain a deeper understanding of its implications in a sustainability perspective. In particular, the main challenges to the current PRM system and the kinds of systemic changes needed for sustainable PRM were examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Aspects of Energy Resource Management

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Tomas Kåberger; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; 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;

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  5. 5. 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