Search for dissertations about: "Historical maps"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words Historical maps.

  1. 1. Education through Maps The Challenges of Knowing and Understanding the World

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

    Author : Pontus Hennerdal; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cartography; geography education; map projections; maps; place location knowledge; world maps; Sweden; kartografi; geografiundervisning; kartor; kartprojektioner; namngeografi; världskartor; Sverige; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this thesis is to study, in relation to geography education and with a historical perspective, the challenges of knowing and understanding the world. The cases are all from Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Historical Urban Agriculture Food Production and Access to Land in Swedish Towns before 1900

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Annika Björklund; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban agriculture; urban history; urban geography; Sweden; town; food production; food consumption; Uppsala; historical geography; land allocation; cadastral maps; urban land-use; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis analyses the role of historical urban agriculture in a long-time perspective, through a combination of overarching surveys of Swedish towns and detailed studies of one town – Uppsala in east-central Sweden. The study shows how agricultural land – town land – of various sizes was donated to towns repeatedly during medieval times and in the 16th and 17th centuries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ontology as Conceptual Schema when Modelling Historical Maps for Database Storage

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Gustaf Svedjemo; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen; ontology; historical maps; database modelling; GIS; Geographical Information Systems; archaeology; history; ontologi; historiska kartor; databasmodellering; GIS; geografiska informationssystem; arkeologi; historia;

    Abstract : Sweden has an enormous treasure in its vast number of large-scale historical maps from a period of 400 years made for different purposes, that we call map series. The maps are also very time and regional dependent with respect to their concepts. A large scanning project by Lantmäteriverket will make most of these maps available as raster images. READ MORE

  4. 4. Life paths through space and time: Adding the micro-level geographic context to longitudinal historical demographic research

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Science, Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science

    Author : Finn Hedefalk; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016-10]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Geographic micro-level factors; longitudinal historical data; geocoding; historical demography; 19th century; individual level; spatio-temporal analysis; detailed geographic data; geographic context.; property units; rural historical soceties; Geographic micro-level factors; longitudinal historical data; geocoding; historical demography; 19th century; individual level; spatio-temporal analysis; detailed geographic data; property units; geographic context;

    Abstract : Historisk-demografisk forskning är central för att förstå mänskliga beteenden och egenskaper genom historien, såsom fertilitet, dödlighet och migration. En väsentlig del inom historisk demografi är att utföra longitudinella analyser på mikronivå. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cross-scale perspectives on heterogeneity in Swedish boreal forests

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sofia Eriksson; Stockholms universitet.; Södertörns högskola.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning; Geography; Physical Geography; sustainable forest management; biodiversity conservation; landscape analysis; historical maps; ownership;

    Abstract : Maintaining species diversity, ecosystem functioning, and socioeconomic values requires continued ecosystem heterogeneity across scales. This thesis aims to bridge gaps between ecological theory, environmental goals, and practical application of sustainable forest management needed to maintain such heterogeneity. READ MORE