Search for dissertations about: "South America"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words South America.

  1. 1. Regional cooperation and conflict management: Lessons from the Pacific Rim

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Niklas Swanström; Tom Hart; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Regional cooperation; formal; informal; conflict management; Pacific Rim; East Asia; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia; Americas; North America; South America; regional organizations; conflict resolution; regionalism.; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Regional cooperation is increasingly important as a means to create peaceful relations and improve economic development. The problem today is not to initiate cooperation, but rather how to handle disputes and maintain good relations. This is done through conflict management mechanisms (CMMs) in most regional cooperation structures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Molecular phylogeny of tyrant flycatchers, cotingas, manakins and their allies (Aves: Tyrannida)

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Zoologiska institutionen

    Author : Jan I. Ohlson; Per G. P. Ericson; Cristina Y. Miyaki; [2008]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Suboscines; Tyrannida; Tyrannidae; Cotingidae; Pipridae; South America; phylogeny; evolution; adaptive radiation; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Systematic Zoology; zoologisk systematik och evolutionsforskning;

    Abstract : Tyrannida is a monophyletic clade that together withFurnariida constitutes the New World suboscines. The ca 560 species in Tyrannida are traditionally divided between three families: Tyrannidae (tyrant flycatchers), Cotingidae (cotingas) and Pipridae (manakins). READ MORE

  3. 3. Granulometric studies in northern Argentine : with a short chapter on the regional geology of central South America

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography

    Author : Tor H. Hagerman; [1936]

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  4. 4. Taxonomic studies on the percoid freshwater fish family Cichlidae in South America

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Sven O. Kullander; [1983]

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  5. 5. Influence of Sea Surface Temperature on Rainfall and Runof in Northeastern South America: Analysis and Modeling

    University dissertation from Department of Water Resources Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University

    Author : Cintia Bertacchi Uvo; [1998]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; kartografi; marklära; geomorfologi; Fysisk geografi; climatology; pedology; cartography; Physical geography; geomorphology; sea surface temperature; rainfall-runoff; Amazonia; precipitation; Northeast Brazil; klimatologi; Geophysics; physical oceanography; meteorology; Geofysik; fysisk oceanografi; meteorologi; Hydrogeology; geographical and geological engineering; Hydrogeologi; teknisk geologi; teknisk geografi;

    Abstract : This work represents an amalgam of a group of studies with the purpose of understanding the influence of the Pacific and Atlantic sea surface temperature on precipitation and river discharge in Northeastern South America. Sea surface temperature is a good representative of phenomena such as ENSO that, in turn, cause worldwide climate variability. READ MORE