Search for dissertations about: "Poopó Lake"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Poopó Lake.

  1. 1. Response of Bolivian Altiplano Lakes to Seasonal and Annual Climate Variations

    University dissertation from Water Resources Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Ramiro Pillco; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENSO; terminal lake; bathymetry; lake level; water balance; lake routing; paleolakes; climate change; precipitation pattern; intermittent rivers.; Desaguadero River; Lake Titicaca; Lake Poopó;

    Abstract : The Bolivian Altiplano is situated between two mountain ranges, the western and eastern central Andes in South America. It has two major lakes, Lake Titicaca to the north, and Lake Poopó to the south, which both are important for the nature as well as for the living conditions on the Altiplano. The two lakes are the remnants of large paleolakes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Symbolic and Material Boundaries An archaeological genealogy of the Urus of Lake Poopó, Bolivia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Virginia Sáenz; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Archaeology; Indians; Andes; Bolivia; Lake Poopó; Pampa Aullagas; Uru; ethnic groups; ethnic markers; Anthropology; History; Archaeology; Architecture; Linguistics; Sociology; multi-disciplinary approach; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The thesis focuses on Bolivian Indians who are assimilated into ethnic groups as one of many consequences of the colonial past. An understanding of the complexity of this construction draws from disciplines such as Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Sociology, in an effort to expose the power relations behind the construction. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water Resources Management efforts for best water allocation in the Lake Poopo basin, Bolivia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Arkeologi

    Author : Andres Calizaya; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; poverty; institutional arrangements; Bolivian Altiplano; Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis; Water conflict; Lake Poopo; IWRM strategy; local capacity building.;

    Abstract : The Lake Poopo basin, located on the Bolivian Altiplano, is extremely vulnerable to environmental degradation. The basin displays extreme spatial and temporal variations of water resources and rapidly decreasing water quality due to anthropogenic and natural pollution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transport of Arsenic and Heavy Metals to Lake Poopó - Bolivia Natural Leakage and Anthropogenic Effects

    University dissertation from Water Resources Engineering, Lund University

    Author : Maria Garcia Moreno; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Hydrogeology; Naturvetenskap; Natural science; Miljöstudier; Environmental studies; Poopó Lake; heavy metals; Bolivia; geographical and geological engineering; Hydrogeologi; teknisk geologi; teknisk geografi;

    Abstract : Bolivia, a country located in the center of South America, has in the west part an Andean region, where the Poopó Lake is located. The area has many mineral resources, and thus since thousands of years,mining activity has had a large importance; however, mainly since colonial times, the extraction of these resources has been indiscriminate and the region of the Poopó Lake, has suffered the consequences of environmental contamination. READ MORE

  5. 5. Natural products from Bolivian plants

    University dissertation from Department of Organic Chemistry, Lund University

    Author : José Vila; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Organisk kemi; Organic chemistry; lichens; Secondary metabolites; Bolivian plants;

    Abstract : Bolivia has the most varied ecology in South America - the Amazonas rainforests, the dry forests of the Chaco, the mist forests, the punas and high Andean vegetation. Some general studies have been carried out on useful plants; traditional medicine has been practiced in parts of region for thousands of years, recognized and accepted for treatment of various diseases. READ MORE