Search for dissertations about: "Carpathians"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the word Carpathians.

  1. 1. Parks, Policies and People Nature Conservation Governance in Post-Socialist EU Countries

    University dissertation from Huddinge : Södertörns högskola

    Author : Natalya Yakusheva; Södertörns högskola.; Södertörns högskola.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; national parks; Carpathians; Poland; Slovakia; Europeanization; Central Eastern Europe; multi-level governance; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The national parks in the Carpathian Mountains along the Polish and Slovak border represent encompassing policy agendas that strive to balance biodiversity conservation and social welfare tasks. These countries have, during the last 25 years, undergone rapid transformation from socialist regimes to liberal democracies, and this transformation has affected the political, social and economic spheres. READ MORE

  2. 2. Morphometric and Landscape Feature Analysis with Artificial Neural Networks and SRTM data Applications in Humid and Arid Environments

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Amir Houshang Ehsani; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Self Organizing Map; Neural Network; Morphometric Feature; Landscape; Yardang; Lut Desert; Potential natural vegetation; geoecosystem; Landform; Landsat ETM ; Morphometric Parameters; SRTM; Resolution; Curvatures; DEM.; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a semi-automatic method to analyze morphometric features and landscape elements based on Self Organizing Map (SOM) as an unsupervised Artificial Neural Network algorithm in two completely different environments: 1) the Man and Biosphere Reserve “Eastern Carpathians” (Central Europe) as a complex mountainous humid area and 2) Lut Desert, Iran, a hyper arid region characterized by repetition of wind-eroded features.In 2003, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released the SRTM/ SIR-C band data with 3 arc seconds (approx. READ MORE

  3. 3. Phylogeography of the Adder, Vipera berus

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Martin Carlsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Genetics; Phylogeography; Vipera; adders; mtDNA; microsatellites; RAPDs; Genetik; MEDICINE Dermatology and venerology; clinical genetics; internal medicine Clinical genetics; MEDICIN Dermatologi och venerologi; klinisk genetik; invärtesmedicin Klinisk genetik; Genetics; genetik;

    Abstract : The phylogeography of a wide ranging temperate species, the adder, Vipera berus, was investigated using several genetic tools, with special emphasis on the post-glacial colonisation pattern of Fennoscandia. The area was colonised from two directions by adder populations representing different glacial refugia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Materialisations of a Woman Writer : An Investigation of Gender Politics in Janet Frame's Biographical Legend

    University dissertation from Department of English, Stockholm University, Stockholm

    Author : Maria Wikse; Stockholms universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Autobiography; biography; film adaptation; the gaze; gender; New Zealand literature; poiesis; re-citations; whiteness; writer ideals; writer tradition; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Aesthetic subjects Literature; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Estetiska ämnen Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study deals with interpretative procedures in literary studies that implicitly or explicitly rely on biographical information. Most often, readings either presuppose the sovereignty of the author or claim that biographical data is not at all relevant. Both these stances are problematic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Palaeoenvironment in North-Western Romania during the last 15 000 years

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi

    Author : Angelica Feurdean; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : Northwest Romania; Gutaiului Mountains; pollenstratigraphy; macrofossil remains; Lateglacial; Holocene; tree refugia; tree dynamics; past climate; human influence;

    Abstract : The objectives of this thesis are to establish a chronological framework for environmental changes during the last 15,000 years in northwest Romania, to reconstruct the vegetation development, and to evaluate the underlying processes for forest dynamics. Furthermore, an overview of earlier and ongoing pollenstratigraphic work in Romania is provided. READ MORE