Search for dissertations about: "natural Resource management thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 162 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 : Engineering and Technology Environmental Engineering Environmental Management; Teknik och teknologier Naturresursteknik Miljöledning; Natural Sciences Earth and Related Environmental Sciences Climate Research; Naturvetenskap Geovetenskap och miljövetenskap Klimatforskning; Environmental Sciences; Miljövetenskap; 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. A network perspective on ecosystems, societies and natural resource management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för systemekologi

    Author : Örjan Bodin; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Natural Sciences; Naturvetenskap; 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Essays on Natural Resource Economics

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Godwin Kofi Vondolia; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2011]
    Keywords : Nationalekonomi; Economics; Nationalekonomi; Economics; natural resource management; bribery; social exclusion; spatial fishery management; exclusive economic zone; contingent valuation; payment vehicles; soil and water conservation; fertilizer subsidy;

    Abstract : Paper 1: Enforcement of exogenous environmental regulation, social disapproval and bribery Many resource users are not directly involved in the formulation and enforcement of resource management rules and regulations in developing countries. As a result, resource users do not generally accept such rules. READ MORE

  5. 5. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management

    Author : Urban Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : assessment model; construction works; sustainability; Management; Teknik och teknologier Samhällsbyggnadsteknik Byggproduktion; Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering Construction Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE