Search for dissertations about: "Swedish forestry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 500 swedish dissertations containing the words Swedish forestry.

  1. 1. Environmental protection in Swedish forestry a study of the implementation process

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Katarina Eckerberg; Umeå universitet.; [1987]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; clear felling; environmental policy; forest policy; Forestry Act; implementation analysis; nature conservation; public participation;

    Abstract : According to the Swedish Forestry Act, environmental protection is required within forest operations regardless of forest ownership. This thesis examines the extent to which regulations issued by the National Board of Forestry are implemented in clearcuttings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Governing towards sustainability environmental governance and policy change in Swedish forestry and transport

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitet

    Author : Erik Hysing; Örebro universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; governance; government; modes of governing; public policy; policy change; sustainable development; environmental politics; Swedish forestry; forest policy; Swedish transport; transport policy; politicisation; governing towards sustainability; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Political Science; Statskunskap;

    Abstract : Faced with environmental problems such as climate change and biodiversity loss, the dominant political response has been sustainable development, balancing environmental protection against economic prosperity and social justice. While political action is increasingly being called for, the role and capacity of the state is questioned – as captured neatly in the story from government to governance that implies a relocation of authority and power between policy levels and in public-private relations, as well as a radical restructuring within public administration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Safety interventions in Swedish small-scale forestry

    University dissertation from ; Department of Forest Biomaterials and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Björn Edlund; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : In private non-industrial forestry, self-employed work has long been associated with high risks for injuries. This thesis is based on four studies that focused on two of the major high-risk activities in this sector in Sweden: two on felling, de-limbing and bucking trees with a chainsaw; and two on off-road use of quad bikes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Land-Use and Climate Effects of Bioenergy: Carbon balances of Swedish forest bioenergy systems – and – Geospatial biomass supply-and-demand matching for Europe

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Olivia Cintas Sanchez; [2018]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; GIS; EU; bioenergy; Sweden; agriculture; residues; Forestry; climate change; GHG balances;

    Abstract : In order to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, greenhouse gas emissions have to be drastically reduced. Bioenergy can play a role in climate change mitigation by substituting for energy from fossil fuels; however, biomass is a limited resource associated with emissions from land use and land-use change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Contested Landscapes social-ecological interactions between forestry and reindeer husbandry

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Tim Horstkotte; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Reindeer husbandry; forestry; adaptive capacity; arboreal lichens; snow; winter pasture; natural resource management; multiple use; land-use conflict; habitat fragmentation;

    Abstract : Throughout northern Fennoscandia, reindeer husbandry is a central part in the cultural heritage of the Sámi people. In its history, Sámi culture and reindeer husbandry have undergone significant adaptations to environmental, social and political challenges. READ MORE