Search for dissertations about: "Historiska studier av teknik"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words Historiska studier av teknik.

  1. 1. Scientizing performance in endurance sports The emergence of ‘rational training’ in cross-country skiing, 1930-1980

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Daniel Svensson; KTH.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; environmental history; history of science; history of technology; landscape studies; cross-country skiing; Nordic skiing; endurance physiology; sport history; sportification; scientization; sport physiology; sport science; Sweden; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : Elite athletes of today use specialized, scientific training methods and the increasing role of science in sports is undeniable. Scientific methods and equipment has even found its way into the practice of everyday exercisers, a testament to the impact of sport science. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate vulnerability assessment methodology Agriculture under climate change in the Nordic region

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Lotten Wiréhn; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agriculture; Assessment methodology; Climate change; Geographic Visualization; Indicator-based methods; Vulnerability; Bedömningsmetodologi; Geografisk Visualisering; Indikatorbaserade metoder; Jordbruk; Klimatförändringar; Sårbarhet;

    Abstract : Food security and climate change mitigation are crucial missions for the agricultural sector and for global work on sustainable development. Concurrently, agricultural production is directly dependent on climatic conditions, making climate change adaptation strategies essential for the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Utopian Quest for Universal Knowledge Diachronic Histories of Botanical Collections between the Sixteenth Century and the Present

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Anna Svensson; KTH.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of botany; utopia; Oxford University Botanic Garden; pressed plants in books; botanical collection; classification; herbarium; Global Plants; digitisation; database; conservation; natural dyeing; botanikhistoria; utopi; Oxford University Botanic Garden; pressade växter i böcker; botaniska samlingar; klassifikation; herbarium; Global Plants; digitalisering; databas; växtfärgning; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the history of botany as a global collection-based science by tracing parallels between utopian traditions and botanical collecting, from their sixteenth-century beginnings to the present. A range of botanical collections, such as gardens, herbaria and classification systems, have played a central role in the struggle to discover a global or universal scientific order for the chaotic, diverse and locally shaped kingdom of plants. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Vision to Transition Exploring the Potential for Public Information Services to Facilitate Sustainable Urban Transport

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Carlos Cano-Viktorsson; KTH.; KTH.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Collective intelligence; Peer to peer based production; Social media networking; Public information systems; Information and communication technology ICT ; Organizational responsiveness; Historical analysis; History of technology; Sustainable urban transport; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; Informations- och kommunikationsteknik; Information and Communication Technology;

    Abstract : Background: Policy initiatives to promote sustainable travel through the use of Internet based public information systems have increased during the last decade. Stockholm, in being one of the first cities in Europe to implement an Internet based service for facilitating sustainable travel is believed to be a good candidate for an analysis of key issues for developing sustainable travel planning services to the public. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environing Technology Swedish Satellite Remote Sensing in the Making of Environment 1969–2001

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Johan Gärdebo; KTH.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; COPUOS; environing; environmental diplomacy; infrastructure; satellite remote sensing; SPOT; Spot Image; sustainable development; Sweden; Swedish Space Corporation; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : The state-owned Swedish Space Corporation established a satellite remote sensing infrastructure and defined uses for the technology both within and beyond Sweden during the latter part of the twentieth century. This thesis studies Swedish satellite remote sensing as an environing technology – a technology that environs, that produces environments and our perceptions of the environment. READ MORE