Search for dissertations about: "Sara"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 632 swedish dissertations containing the word Sara.

  1. 1. Urban shades of green : Current patterns and future prospects of nature conservation in urban landscapes

    Author : Sara Borgström; Regina Lindborg; Sara Cousins; Thomas Elmqvist; Christer Nilsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : urbanisation; nature conservation; urban planning; urban systems; nature reserves; Sweden; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : Urban nature provides local ecosystem services such as absorption of air pollutants, reduction of noise, and provision of places for recreation, and is therefore crucial to urban sustainable development. Nature conservation in cities is also part of the global effort to halt biodiversity decline. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Vision to Action- Advancing green qualities in local planning practice

    Author : Sara Khoshkar; Berit Balfors; Monica Hammer; Sara Borgström; Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Municipal planning; strategic environmental assessment; governance; ecosystem services; planning practice; Land and Water Resources Engineering; Mark- och vattenteknik;

    Abstract : Biodiversity and ecosystem services have been negatively affected as a result of urbanization. Agenda 2030 emphasizes that biodiversity and ecosystem services issues are important for all Sustainable Development Goals and that measures are needed to reverse the negative trend. READ MORE

  3. 3. When similarity qualifies as a sign : a study in picture understanding and semiotic development in young children

    Author : Sara M. Lenninger; Göran Sonesson; Gisela Håkansson; Frederik Stjernfelt; Sara Lenninger; Lunds universitet; []
    Keywords : Semiotic development; children; picture; communication; iconicity;

    Abstract : The general goal of this thesis is to elucidate children’s early understandings of pictorial meanings, and how one can know anything about them. My central aim is to explore how picture comprehension develops during children’s first 3 years of life, through semiotic-theory-derived analyses of meaning relations. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Impact of Pancreatic Islet Vascular Heterogeneity on Beta Cell Function and Disease

    Author : Sara Ullsten; Per-Ola Carlsson; Joey Lau; Sara Bohman; Rebecca L. Hull; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Pancreatic islets; heterogeneity; islet vascularity; blood flow; islet transplantation; islet amyloid; insulitis; type 1 diabetes; beta cell proliferation; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Diabetes Mellitus is a group of complex and heterogeneous metabolic disorders characterized by hyperglycemia. Even though the condition has been extensively studied, its causes and complex pathologies are still not fully understood. The occurring damage to the pancreatic islets is strikingly heterogeneous. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals : Focusing on municipal organisations in a Swedish context

    Author : Venus Krantz; Sara Gustafsson; Wisdom Kanda; Sara Brorström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sustainability; SDG; regional; local; governance; management;

    Abstract : Adopted in 2015, the 2030 Agenda and the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) call for integrated approaches and aim to “leave no one behind”. This licentiate thesis focuses on localisation of the SDGs in Swedish municipal organisations, and more specifically at early stages of SDG localisation processes. READ MORE