Search for dissertations about: "Vientiane"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word Vientiane.

  1. 1. Preserving Impermanence : The Creation of Heritage in Vientiane, Laos

    Author : Anna Karlström; Paul Sinclair; Frands Herschend; Beverley Butler; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Vientiane; Laos; heritage; impermanence; preservation; restoration; destruction; immateriality; materiality; narrativity; Buddhism; animism; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology; Ethnology; etnologi; historia; History;

    Abstract : This thesis is about the heritage in Vientiane. In an attempt to go beyond a more traditional descriptive approach, the study aims at bringing forward a discussion about the definition, or rather the multiplicity of definitions, of the concept of heritage as such. READ MORE

  2. 2. Patterns of migration and socio-economic change in Lao PDR

    Author : Kabmanivanh Phouxay; Gunnar Malmberg; Aina Tollefsen; Jytte Agergaard Larsen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Migration; Socio-eceonomic change; feminization; urban industrial work; migrant workers; Vientiane; Lao PDR.; Human geography; economic geography; Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to investigate patterns and consequences of internal and international migration in Laos during the period 1985-2005 on both a macro-and a micro-level. The thesis focuses on the influences of socio-economic change and government policies on inter-regional and rural-urban migration as well as on crossborder migration from Laos to Thailand. READ MORE

  3. 3. Assessment of hydrogeological and water quality parameters, using MRS and VES in the Vientiane Basin, Laos

    Author : Nils Perttu; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Tillämpad geofysik; Applied Geophysics;

    Abstract : Water is essential for all life on the planet, sustaining and ensuring the earth's ecosystem. Groundwater from a global perspective provides about 50% of the potable water supplies, 40% of the industrial water and 20% of the irrigated agriculture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Magnetic Resonance Sounding (MRS) in groundwater exploration, with applications in Laos and Sweden

    Author : Nils Perttu; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Earth sciences - Endogenous eartn sciences; geophysics; magnetic resonance sounding MRS ; spin echo; aquifer; groundwater; resistivity; salinity; Gotland; Khorat Plateau; Norrbotten; Geovetenskap - Endogen geovetenskap; Tillämpad geofysik; Applied Geophysics;

    Abstract : Water is essential for all life on the planet, sustaining and ensuring the earth’s ecosystem. Groundwater from a global perspective provides about 50 % of the potable water, 40 % of the industrial water and 20 % of the irrigation water. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmental and hydrogeological geophysics with applications in Thailand, Laos, and Sweden

    Author : Kamhaeng Wattanasen; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Applied Geophysics; Tillämpad geofysik;

    Abstract : This thesis presents applications of geophysical methods in the fields of environment and hydrogeology. In relation to environmental problems, two different geophysical surveys have been carried out; one to study an arsenic contaminated area in the southern Thailand (paper I) and a second to locate shallow faults in Quaternary sediments in an area around the Ongkharak Nuclear Research Centre, central Thailand (paper II). READ MORE