Search for dissertations about: "Thomas Elmqvist"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Thomas Elmqvist.

  1. 1. Managing the Urban Greens : Maintaining ecological functions in human dominated landscapes

    Author : Erik Andersson; Thomas Elmqvist; Jon Sadler; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : At the core of this thesis lie two realisations: First, like other ecosystems, those in urban landscapes provide humans with a number of ecosystem services, some recognized while others are not. Second, in cities just as in other intensively used social-ecological systems, management is of central importance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Recalling Urban Nature : Linking City People to Ecosystem Services

    Author : Stephan Barthel; Carl Folke; Thomas Elmqvist; Johan Colding; Per Olsson; Susanne Stoll-Kleemann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Ecosystem service; functional group; resilience; social-ecological system; urban; institution; property right; knowledge; sense-of-place; social-ecological memory; adaptive governance; scale-crossing broker; ecosystem management; Biology; Biologi; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Societal development is dependent on the generation of ecosystem services (ES) to sustain it; however, many ES are degrading. This thesis investigates how social-ecological features behind practices of actor groups shape the generation of ES. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    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

  4. 4. In Rhizomia : Actors, Networks and Resilience in Urban Landscapes

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Erik Swyngedouw; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban ecosystem services; green space; social network analysis; social movements; actor-networks; transformation; ecosystem management; scale mismatch; co-management; governance; broker; conservation; Stockholm; Human ecology; Humanekologi; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning; Social network analysis; urban ecology; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : With accelerating urbanization it is crucial to understand how urban ecosystems play a part in generating ecosystem services for urban dwellers, such as clean water, spaces for recreation, stress relief and improved air quality. An equally important question relate to who gets to enjoy these benefits, i.e. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Drama of Urban Greens and Regimes : Social Movements and Ecosystem Services in Stockholm National Urban Park

    Author : Henrik Ernstson; Thomas Elmqvist; Sverker Sörlin; Christoffer Edling; Henrik Ernstsson; Stockholm University Department of Systems Ecology; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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