Search for dissertations about: "Geografi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 625 swedish dissertations containing the word Geografi.

  1. 1. Felling Forests from Afar: Quantifying Deforestation Driven by Agricultural Expansion and International Trade

    Author : Florence Pendrill; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Forest transitions; Land cover; Carbon footprints; Agriculture; Forestry; Carbon emissions; Land use; International trade; Deforestation;

    Abstract : Deforestation is a major source of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions and the largest threat to terrestrial biodiversity. Most forest loss is due to the expansion of agricultural land use increasingly driven by international demand for food, fuel and fibre. READ MORE

  2. 2. The zoo-geomorphological impact of fossorial rodents in sub-polar alpine environments

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsala Universitet

    Author : Bert Eriksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; zoo-geomorphology; fossorial rodents; sub-polar; alpine; geomorphic work; ecosystem engineers; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi; Geography; Geografi;

    Abstract : The geomorphological impact of small fossorial mammals (adapted to digging and living underground), such as rodents can be significant, and both their direct and indirect effects may contribute to landscape formation. This thesis is based on empirical field studies of two burrowing rodent species in sub-polar environments, namely invasive House mice (Mus musculus) on sub-Antarctic Marion Island and Norwegian lemmings (Lemmus lemmus) in sub-Arctic Abisko. READ MORE

  3. 3. Geographies of Place Branding Researching through small and medium sized cities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Ida Andersson; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography; place branding; place marketing; small and medium sized cities; hotels; flagship buildings; policy tourism; policy boosterism; green cities; regional development; economic geography; Sweden; Växjö; Place branding;

    Abstract : Place branding is commonly conceptualized with a focus on big cities, such as London, New York and Singapore, building from concepts and models from mainstream branding theory. In contrast to such conceptualizations, this thesis focuses on place branding in small and medium-sized cities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Labour mobility and plant performance The influence of proximity, relatedness and agglomeration 

    University dissertation from Umeå : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Rikard Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agglomeration economies; labour mobility; plant performance; geographical proximity; related variety; clusters; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Economic geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to shed new light on the theorizations discussing the economic benefits of geographical clustering in a space economy increasingly characterized by globalization processes. This is made possible through the employment of a plant-perspective and a focus on how the relative fixity and mobility of labour influence plant performance throughout the entire Swedish economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Migrant Workers moral economies of temporary labour in the Swedish IT and wild berry industries

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Karin Krifors; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; migration; employers; moral economy; management discourse; supply chains; labour relations; IT industry; wild berry industry; Sweden; India; Thailand; migration; arbetsgivare; moralisk ekonomi; managementdiskurs; utbudskedjor; arbete; IT-industri; bärindustri; Sverige; Indien; Thailand;

    Abstract : Temporary migrant workers and circular migration constitute a growing global phenomenon as the management of migration becomes increasingly important to policymakers. This thesis takes academic discussions on citizenship and migration as its starting point, and examines the role of employers in terms of defining temporary migrant workers and their role in the Swedish labour market. READ MORE