Search for dissertations about: "Earth sciences"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2467 swedish dissertations containing the words Earth sciences.

  1. 1. How on Earth? : Operationalizing the ecosystem service concept for sustainability

    Author : Katja Malmborg; Lisen Schultz; Albert V. Norström; Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ecosystem services; Stewardship; Resilience thinking; Knowledge co-production; Landscape management; Learning; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Production landscapes are at the center of many of the sustainability challenges that we face. The ecosystem service concept has risen in prominence over the last decades as a tool to support sustainable landscape management. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning-by-modeling : Novel Computational Approaches for Exploring the Dynamics of Learning and Self-governance in Social-ecological Systems

    Author : Emilie Lindkvist; Maja Schlüter; Jon Norberg; Örjan Ekeberg; James Dyke; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Complex adaptive systems; Renewable resources; Adaptive management; Small-scale fisheries; Artificial intelligence; Reinforcement learning; Agent-based modeling; agent-baserade modeller; artificiell intelligens; social-ekologiska system; komplexa adaptiva system; förnyelsebara naturresurser; adaptiv förvaltning; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : As a consequence of global environmental change, sustainable management and governance of natural resources face critical challenges, such as dealing with non-linear dynamics, increased resource variability, and uncertainty. This thesis seeks to address some of these challenges by using simulation models. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social-ecological dynamics in a highly regulated fisheries system - Sources of resilience and limits to command-and-control management

    Author : Jonas Hentati-Sundberg; Henrik Österblom; Margit Eero; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Baltic Sea; resilience; social-ecological system; feed-backs;

    Abstract : Sustainable governance of natural resources is challenged by the poor understanding of complex human-nature couplings. Major advancements in resilience theory, acknowledging the importance of social-ecological linkages and the self-organizing capacity of social-ecological systems, provides a new perspective on research in sustainability science. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability for Whom? : The Politics of Imagining Environmental Change in Education

    Author : Hanna Sjögren; Per Gyberg; Cecilia Åsberg; Stacy Alaimo; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Environmental humanities; feminist theory; philosophy of education; posthumanities; teacher education; human-animal studies; sustainability; sustainable development; post-politics; social imaginaries; Humanistiska miljöstudier; feministisk teori; utbildningsfilosofi; posthumaniora; lärarutbildning; människa-djur-studier; hållbarhet; hållbar utveckling; postpolitik; imaginärer;

    Abstract : Global initiatives regarding environmental change have increasingly become part of political agendas and of our collective imagination. In order to form sustainable societies, education is considered crucial by organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seeing and Knowing the Earth as a System : An Effective History of Global Environmental Change Research as Scientific and Political Practice

    Author : Ola Uhrqvist; Eva Lövbrand; Bjön-Ola Linnér; Sabine Höhler; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Earth system; Global change; Governmentality; History of the present; history of environmental science; Jordsystemet; Globala miljöförändringar; Governmentality; nuets historia; miljövetenskapernas historia; internationella forskningsprogram; miljöpolitik;

    Abstract : Previous research connecting scientific knowledge production with governing of the global environment usually start in international climate change negotiations and related assessments. From that vantage point Earth system science and models are studied as an expansion of Global Circulation Models. READ MORE