Search for dissertations about: "Arktis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word Arktis.

  1. 1. The constitutive power of maps in the Arctic

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Helena Gonzales Lindberg; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-10-04]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Maps; Power; Politics; Representation; Visual politics; Critical cartography; the Arctic; Google Maps; NSIDC; USGS; kartor; makt; politik; representationer; visuell politik; kritisk kartografi; Arktis; Google Maps; NSIDC; USGS;

    Abstract : As maps are widely used, circulated, and recognised, they have consequences for how people view and understand the world. They mediate political meaning-making and frame the conditions for political alternatives to emerge or to be silenced. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Changing Arctic Climate Science and Policy in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Annika E. Nilsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Arctic; climate; framing; knowledge production; regime; institution; actor network; co-production; indigenous knowledge; Arktis; klimat; kunskapsproduktion; regim; institution; aktörsnätverk; traditionell kunskap; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Climate change has often been framed as a global issue but slow progress in the global climate negotiations and an increasing need to plan for local adaptation have made it increasingly salient to also discuss the potential of other arenas for climate policy and knowledge production. This dissertation analyzes the interplay between science and policy at the international regional level based on a study of an assessment of the impacts of climate change in the Arctic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Environmental protection of arctic waters : specific focus the Russian Northern Sea route

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Douglas Brubaker; Stockholms universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Internationell miljörätt; Arktis;

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  4. 4. Nitrate stable isotopes and major ions in snow and ice from Svalbard

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Carmen Paulina Vega Riquelme; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; nitrate stable isotopes; nitrate; NOx proxies; ice cores; percolation; ion relocation; Svalbard; stabila isotoper av nitrat; nitrat; indikator för kväveoxider; iskärnor; perkolation; joniska omlokalisering; Svalbard; Earth Science with specialization in Physical Geography; Geovetenskap med inriktning mot naturgeografi;

    Abstract : Increasing atmospheric reactive nitrogen (Nr), as consequence of human activities, has generated accumulation of nitrate (NO3-) in Arctic regions. The Arctic has fragile nitrogen limited ecosystems that can be altered by increases of dry or wet deposition of Nr. READ MORE

  5. 5. Modelling the early to mid-Holocene Arctic climate

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Marit Berger; KTH.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Arctic; early Holocene; mid-Holocene; climate modelling; paleoclimate; sea ice; climate change;

    Abstract : In the recent past it has become evident that the Earth's climate is changing, and that human activity play a significant role in these changes. One of the regions where the ongoing climate change has been most evident is in the Arctic: the surface temperature has increased twice as much in this region as compared to the global average, in addition, a significant decline in the Arctic sea-ice extent has been observed in the past decades. READ MORE