Search for dissertations about: "Olof Hjelm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words Olof Hjelm.

  1. 1. Organohalogens in coniferous forest soil

    Author : Olof Hjelm; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis is focused on naturally produced organohalogens in soil. It was long assumed that organohalogens found in the environment were mainly of anthropogenic origin, but recent research has shown that large amounts of naturally produced organohalogens are stored in terrestrial environments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Learning and Returning : Return Migration of Swedish Engineers from the United States, 1880-1940

    Author : Per-Olof Grönberg; Lars-Göran Tedebrand; Jonny Hjelm; Walker D. Wyman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; emigration; return migration; engineers; technology transfer; Sweden; United States; industrialisation; electrical industry; steel and iron industry; mining; engineering industry; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; History; historia;

    Abstract : This thesis examines different aspects of international migration and return migration among Swedish engineers – particularly to and from the United States between 1880 and 1940. The social, geographical, and educational backgrounds of these engineers and their role in diffusing technological knowledge in Sweden in addition to being a possible source of technical development during the country’s second industrial breakthrough is of particular interest. READ MORE

  3. 3. Local authorities' approaches to standardised environmental management systems

    Author : Sara Emilsson (Gustafsson); Olof Hjelm; Robert Gordon; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Environment; eco management and audit scheme; Eco-Management and Audit Scheme EMAS ; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : The overall aim with this thesis is to create a broader understanding of how the EMS tool works in local authorities. This means to study whether EMS is a useful tool for managing the environmental impact from the local authorities' activities and by highlighting its strengths and weaknesses as a tool. READ MORE

  4. 4. Five factors for urban sustainability - exploring influences on municipal strategic planning

    Author : Paul David Fenton; Olof Hjelm; Karolina Isaksson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : Energy and climate strategies; municipalities; stakeholders; strategic planning;

    Abstract : In recent decades, there has been increasing consensus that sustainable urban development is critical to the future of human societies and planetary systems. The effects of population growth and the environmental impacts of human activities are evident around the world, observable not only in the rapid urbanisation of many large cities, but also in small-medium conurbations, rural communities, and even uninhabited areas. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability · Strategy · Space – exploring influences on governing for urban sustainability in municipalities

    Author : Paul Fenton; Sara Gustafsson; Olof Hjelm; Yvonne Rydin; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Actors; Climate Change; Governing; Municipalities; Strategy; Urban Sustainability;

    Abstract : The pursuit of urban sustainability is considered central to sustainable development and is a key objective of the global Sustainable Development Goals (2015) and the New Urban Agenda (2016). This thesis aims to contribute to debates on urban sustainability by providing insights as to the role of actors participating in processes of governing for urban sustainability, with particular focus on the municipal organisation. READ MORE