Search for dissertations about: "Karin Norström"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Karin Norström.

  1. 1. Bis(4-chlorophenyl) sulfone and PCB methyl sulfone metabolites Trends and chirality in the Baltic Sea environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för miljökemi

    Author : Karin Norström; Åke Bergman; Mats Olsson; Roland Kallenborn; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; bis 4-chlorophenyl sulfone; PCB methyl sulfone; Baltic Sea; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Environmental chemistry; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Miljökemi;

    Abstract : The Baltic Sea was earlier identified as a highly polluted brackish water body and still is. The high concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), p,p’-DDT and related compounds led to severe effects on several species in the Baltic region. READ MORE

  2. 2. Late Quaternary climate and environmental change in the summer rainfall region of South Africa : A study using trees and wetland peat cores as natural archives

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutionen för naturgeografi och kvartärgeologi

    Author : Elin Norström; Karin Holmgren; Michael Meadows; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; paleoclimate; Late Quaternary; pollen; stable isotopes; diatoms; phytoliths; dendroclimatology; South Africa; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Exogenous earth sciences Physical geography; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Exogen geovetenskap Naturgeografi; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis contributes with information on past climate and environmental changes in South Africa’s summer rainfall region. The study is based on multi-proxy analyses on wetland peat cores and analyses of stable isotope composition (δ13C, δ18O) and wood anatomy in cross sections from subtropical trees (Breonadia salicina). READ MORE