Search for dissertations about: "Helsinki Commission"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Helsinki Commission.

  1. 1. Three faces of HELCOM - institution, organization, policy producer

    Author : Matilda Valman; Andreas Duit; Henrik Österblom; Per Olsson; Urika Mörth; Annica Sandström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Helsinki Commission; institutional change; policy change; organizational response; ecosystem approach; Baltic Sea; BSAP; content analysis; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Despite early initiatives during the 1960s and 1970s, and continuing efforts ever since, the Baltic Sea remains in poor condition. The Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) is the governing body tasked with protecting the marine environment from further deterioration through intergovernmental collaboration between the Baltic Sea states and the EU. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bio-optics, satellite remote sensing and Baltic Sea ecosystems : Applications for monitoring and management

    Author : Therese Harvey; Susanne Kratzer; Jakob Walve; Petra Philipson; Stiig Markager; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Bio-optics; Remote sensing; MERIS; Eutrophication; Baltic Sea; Monitoring; Management; WFD; MSFD; HELCOM; Chlorophyll-a; Secchi depth; Coloured Dissolved Organic Matter; Suspended Particulate Matter; Marine Ecology; marin ekologi;

    Abstract : Earth observation satellites cover large areas with frequent temporal repetition and provide us with new insight into ocean and coastal processes. Ocean colour measurements from satellite remote sensing are linked to the bio-optics, which refers to the light interactions with living organisms and dissolved and suspended constituents in the aquatic environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Science-policy interaction in the governance of complex socio-ecological risks : The case of chemicals management in the Baltic Sea

    Author : Oksana Udovyk; Michael Gilek; Johan Hedrén; Sivlio Funtowicz; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Risk; Uncertainty; MSFD; HELCOM; REACH; post-normal science; precautionary; participation; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I examine knowledge production and science-policy interaction associated with the management of chemical substances in the Baltic Sea under conditions of uncertainty and complexity. The thesis is primarily based on a qualitative analysis of policy documents and reports produced by the European Union (EU), the Helsinki Commission, the Swedish Chemicals Agency, and Gothenburg municipality, as well as 30 semi-structured interviews with scientific experts, policy makers, and government officials with knowledge and working experience in the relevant policy arenas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Maxillofacial cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) : aspetcs on optimisation

    Author : Ayman Al-Okshi; Malmö högskola; []

    Abstract : Inom odontologisk såväl som inom medicinsk radiologi sker en snabb utveckling av nya tekniker. Nya metoder för att kunna diagnosticera och följa sjukdomsförlopp över tid introduceras. Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) är en sådan ny teknik, som introducerades inom odontologin under sent 1990-tal. READ MORE