Search for dissertations about: "Ecosystem response"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 110 swedish dissertations containing the words Ecosystem response.

  1. 1. Ecosystem response to dam removal

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna G.C. Lejon; Umeå universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; dam removal; macroinvertebrates; plant species; plant succession; restoration; riparian zone; sediment deposition; species richness; Sweden; biology; biologi; ekologisk botanik; Ecological Botany; hydrologi; Hydrology;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to improve our understanding of how riverine ecosystems respond to dam removal. Riverine and particularly riparian ecosystems are among the most variable and important features of all landscapes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecosystem processes and biodiversity : theoretical studies and experiments with an aquatic model ecosystem

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Systems Ecology; Stockholm University

    Author : Jon Norberg; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Systems Ecology; systemekologi;

    Abstract : Today, human enterprise has implications for all of nature, from the well being of the smallest organism, to the alteration of global biogeochemical cycles. To understand how major ecosystem processes are affected by environmental changes and decreasing biodiversity is crucial as many of natures services depend of such processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Use of phytometers for evaluating ecological restoration

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Anna L. Dietrich; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bioassay; Channelization; Ecosystem change; Ecosystem response; ekologisk botanik; Ecological Botany;

    Abstract : The increase in ecological restoration can be attributed to valuation of healthyecosystems and concerns for future climate changes. Freshwaters belong among theglobally most altered ecosystems and are restored to counteract human impacts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Extinctions and Ecosystem Stability

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Susanne Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; structural stability; ecosystems; interaction structure; Generalised Lotka-Volterra; complexity; local stability; dynamical systems; stability;

    Abstract : Human society's expansion and demand for both biotic and abiotic natural resources exert a large pressure on ecosystems around the globe. Ecosystems are complex networks of species interacting with each other and their physical surroundings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Confronting the ecology of crisis : The interlinked roles of ecosystem-based adaptation and empowerment

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Stephen Woroniecki; [2020-02-07]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; empowerment; transformation; power; ecosystem-based adaptation; frames; nature-based solutions; ecosystem services; reflexivity; sustainability science; climate change adaptation;

    Abstract : Nature-based solutions (NBS) focus on the material functioning of ecosystems as part of a transformative response to societal challenges. NBS represent a growing response to climate change with a range of interventions emerging across the world to address the causes and effects of climate change. READ MORE