Search for dissertations about: "INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society.

  1. 1. Water Realities and Development Trajectories Global and Local Agricultural Production Dynamics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mats Lannerstad; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agriculture development; food production; per capita food supply; consumptive water use; evaporation; transpiration; hydro-climatic variability; blue water resource; green water resource; irrigation; river depletion; river basin closure; adaptive water management; vegetal and animal foods; Jordbruksutveckling; matproduktion; per capita mattillgång; konsumerande vattenanvändning; evaporation; transpiration; hydroklimatisk variabilitet; blåvattenresurs; grönvattenresurs; bevattning; uttorkning av vattendrag; överintecknade avrinningsområden; anpassad vattenhantering; vegetarisk och animalisk föda.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Water constraints for humans and nature are gaining more and more public attention as a critical environmental dilemma that needs to be addressed. When aquifers and rivers are running dry, the debate refers to an ongoing “world water crisis”. READ MORE

  2. 2. Urban Water Security – Local Conditions and Regional Context A case study of attitudes and water use behaviour in Windhoek, Namibia

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Therése Sjömander Magnusson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; water supply; urban; water management; water demand management WDM ; vattenförsörjning; Namibia; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The world is becoming urbanised. Between 1995 and 2025, it is estimated that the cities and towns of the developing world will have absorbed another two billion people. A majority of these people will be poor and settle down in the unregulated areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Access to water Rights, obligations and the Bangalore situation

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Jenny T. Grönwall; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; access to water; rights; human rights; water rights; India; Bangalore; tillgång till vatten; rättigheter; mänskliga rättigheter; vattenrättigheter; Indien; Bangalore; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : The city of Bangalore in southern India is undergoing rapid urbanisation and administrative transition. Its growth puts pressure on the available water sources – being mainly the disputed inter-State River Cauvery and the hard-rock aquifers – with ensuing problems of access. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stewardship in an urban world Civic engagement and human–nature relations in the Anthropocene

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Johan Enqvist; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; agency; Bengaluru; boundary object; care; civil society; community; environmental ethics; knowledge; natural resource management; New York City; problem of fit; rigidity trap; sense of place; social–ecological system; urbanization; water governance; Sustainability Science; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling;

    Abstract : Never before have humans wielded a greater ability to alter and disrupt planetary processes. Our impact is becoming so noticeable that a new geological epoch has been proposed – the Anthropocene – in which Earth systems might no longer maintain the stable and predictable conditions of the past 12 millennia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food and Fashion Water Management and Collective Action among Irrigation Farmers and Textile Industrialists in South India

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Blomqvist (Jonsson); Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : In recent years, much ofthe political debate in the West, East aud South has focused on the decentralization of responsibilities from the state to private enterprises and NGOs. But what potential is there for local communities to create their own govenlance structures able to deal with issues up till recently seen as the responsibility of the state? In this thesis, answer to this question is sought by analyzing two case studies from the semi-arid Coimbatore-region in South India from an institutionai perspective. READ MORE