Search for dissertations about: "Kiruna"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 swedish dissertations containing the word Kiruna.

  1. 1. Making Place for Space a History of 'Space Town' Kiruna 1943-2000

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Fredrick Backman; Umeå universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of science; history of technology; space physics; space science; space technology; geophysics; cultural geography; place-making; regional identity; Kiruna; Sweden; 20th century; History Of Sciences and Ideas; idé- och lärdomshistoria;

    Abstract : Science and technology have a tendency to clump together in places where they spawn other forms of societal activities. Sometimes these places become famous through processes known as place-making, or the social construction of place. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ischemic heart disease in Kiruna risk factors and sequelae

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Torbjörn Messner; Umeå universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ischemic heart disease; risk factors; alcohol; acetylsalicylic acid; lipids; fatty acids; diet; psychosocial risk factors; migration; smoking; mortality; diabetes mellitus; family history; heart failure;

    Abstract : Kiruna, a Swedish community situated 300 km north of the Arctic Circle, has a very high mortality in ischemic heart disease (IHD). Acase-control study was undertaken to find out if the risk factors for IHD or their impact differed from those in other populations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Process integration as a tool for energy systems analysis application to LKAB in Kiruna

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Johan Sandberg; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy Engineering; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, increased concern over global warming has put focus on the emissions of fossil CO2 into the atmosphere. Due to a strong relationship between the use of energy and the burning of fossil fuels, reducing society’s energy use has become increasingly important. READ MORE

  4. 4. Accident Risk and Environmental Assessment Development of an Assessment Guideline with Examination in Northern Scandinavia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Markus Lundkvist; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geography; accident; risk; hazard; environmental assessment; geomorphology; railway; road; avalanche; debris flow; rock fall; slush flow; torrent; moose; reindeer; environmental impact assessment; proposal alternatives; Kiruna; Narvik; Geografi; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences Other earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : In environmental impact assessment (EIA), accident risk should be considered as one impact. However, few studies have compared assessed risk levels with documented accidents. There is thus a need for assessing accuracy of risk assessment methodologies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Learning Destinations The complexity of tourism development

    University dissertation from Fakulteten för samhälls- och livsvetenskaper

    Author : Laila Gibson; Karlstads universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; learning; destinations; collaboration; competition; tourism development; learning destinations; Leith; Industrial Development Centres; IDC; local development; regional development; socio-spatial; culture; entrepreneurship; tourism; development; complexity; networks; globalization; networking; places; projects; social capital; entrepreneurs; social relations; cultural capital; attitudes; cooperation; lärande; destinationer; turismutveckling; turism; komplexitet; globalisering; platser; projekt; entreprenörer; sociala relationer; kultur; utveckling; nätverk; nätverkande; socialt kapital; kulturellt kapital; attityder; samarbete; samverkan; konkurrens; lärande destinationer; Kiruna; Jukkasjärvi; Skellefteå; Guldriket; Tornedalen; Sundsvall; Åre; Industriella utvecklingscentra; IUC; lokal utveckling; regional utveckling; socio-spatial; entreprenörskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; Sociologi; Sociology;

    Abstract : Our world is becoming increasingly complex, and is rapidly changingwith distances being reduced. Societies today are also in atransition from traditional production industries to increasingreliance on communication, consumption, services and experience. Asone of these emerging ‘new industries’, tourism is part of thismovement. READ MORE